Minister warns about appropriating innovation

Naledi Pandor challenges delegates attending the Gauteng Technology Innovation Conference to develop solutions that will not isolate vulnerable citizens.

Science Forum South Africa 2017 wraps up on high note

The forum ended with the announcement of new research chairs and a commitment to enhancing science and technology understanding among parliamentarians.

Science Forum South Africa 2017 wraps up on a high note

Dec 18, 2017

The Department of Science and Technology's Science Forum South Africa 2017 ended on a high note in Pretoria on 8 December, with the announcement of new research chairs and a commitment to enhancing science and technology understanding among parliamentarians.

SA seeks to host 2021 World Science Forum

Dec 11, 2017

The Department of Science and Technology is fast-tracking plans to host the event.

Pockets of innovation growing in SA

Dec 7, 2017

South Africa could be on the cusp of an innovation boom, says the Department of Science and Technology.

Future-proofing SA as world heads towards super-smart society

Dec 6, 2017

Dr Phil Mjwara, Director-General of Science and Technology, wants South Africa to gear up towards becoming a super-smart society.

R32bn invested in SA's research and development

Nov 29, 2017

Despite economic challenges, institutional sectors continued to invest in the country's research and development efforts.

DST readies to host 2017 Science Forum

The Department of Science and Technology marks the return of the Science Forum South Africa, taking place in December.

The countdown to Science Forum SA 2017 has begun

Nov 27, 2017

The international forum will take place on 7 and 8 December and provide the DST with an informal platform to consult with a broad range of stakeholders.

Minister opens nominations for new NACI members

Nov 21, 2017

Naledi Pandor invites interested parties to nominate candidates to serve on the National Advisory Council on Innovation.

Collaboration needed to boost ICT in SA schools

Government and the private sector must partner to promote technology access in the education system, says educational technology incubator.

Council sets up central point for innovation data

Oct 2, 2017

An online portal to provide access to data, reports, analyses and other information related to the National System of Innovation is available.