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GEF-UNIDO partnership supports launch of the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs in SA

GEF-UNIDO partnership supports launch of the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs in South Africa The South African Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs was officially launched in Pretoria yesterday afternoon. First implemented in South Africa in 2011, the Global Cleantech Innova...Read more >>



Media statement by Minister Derek Hanekom, MP, minister of Science and Technology on Tuesday, 1 April 2014

1. INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT In May 2013, the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) Board received several allegations levelled against the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and other officers of the Agency. In terms of the TIA Act, the Board informed me of the allegations they received and whic...Read more >>



Report: Forensic investigation into various allegations

The purpose of this report is to set out our findings in relation to the above investigation. Read more...

 






Innovation needs business buy-in

SA needs to innovate to compete on the international stage. But the cards seem stacked against SA`s innovation system, from its comparatively minuscule science and research budget to the lack of venture capital to help commercialise knowledge....Read more >>



SCIENCE OF RED TAPE SA`S MAIN CONTRIBUTION

Science of red tape SA`s main contributionA FEW weeks ago President Jacob Zuma told a side event to the fifth SA-European Union summit in Brussels that this 3ry`s science system was making an important contribution to the world`s science and technology initiatives.

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NEW FUND TO UPLIFT YOUNG INNOVATORS


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