SA urged to make ‘extraordinary effort’ in innovation investments
The 2020 NACI science, technology and innovation report reveals the state of innovation in SA is less than ideal due to shrinking investments.
Calls for inclusive, socially-conscious innovation
The Department of Science and Innovation looks to tap other government entities to drive public sector innovation for economic and societal benefit.
Minister opens nominations for new NACI members
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
An online portal to provide access to data, reports, analyses and other information related to the National System of Innovation is available.
SA feels effects of falling maths, science pass rate
The science, technology and innovation report shows constraints in the human capital pipeline are hampering the country's research and innovation efforts.
SA's black sci-tech doctoral graduates steam ahead
The tables have turned as more black students acquire doctoral science, engineering and technology degrees.
Govt unveils new innovation council
Government will benefit from the range of expertise offered by council members, says science and technology minister Naledi Pandor.