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Decadal Plan for STI on Track


Department of Science and Innovation The science and innovation department has made significant progress in the development of the first Decadal Plan for Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI). In a…

Science and Technology Laws Amendment 2018


Draft bill full text Published in GG 41202 of 27 October 2017 Published in GG 41704 of 15 June 2018 Year of publication 2017 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published…

Hydrogen Society Roadmap on the Cards


Department of Science and Innovation The National Hydrogen Society Roadmap for South Africa is to be developed. The science and innovation department announced that the development of the Roadmap will…

CSIR Marks 75 years of Innovative Excellence


Department of Science and Innovation The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has marked 75 years of innovative excellence. In a science and innovation department statement, the higher education,…

COVID-19 Vaccines on Track


Department of Science and Innovation It is envisaged that the first successful COVID-19 vaccines will be delivered in early 2021. The higher education, science and innovation minister, Blade Nzimande, announced…

2020 South African STI Indicators Report Released


Department of Science and Innovation The 2020 South African Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Indicators Report has been released. The science and innovation department announced the release in a recent…

Draft Regulations for IK Act on Track


Department of Science and Innovation Draft regulations for the Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Systems Act are currently with the science and innovation department’s Legal Service Unit…

DSI to Draw Up Decadal Plan on STI Priority Areas


Department of Science and Innovation The science and innovation department’s science, technology and innovation (STI) missions and priority areas for the next 10 years will be detailed in a Decadal…

COVID-19 Data System at the CSIR Under the Spotlight


Department of Science and Innovation The setting up of the COVID-19 data system at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is one of the COVID-19 interventions currently underway.…