NRF/STINT Researchers’ Launching Workshop, 13-14 March 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden

The National Research Foundation (NRF) in partnership with the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT), had a 2-day kick-off and launching workshop for the 2018 jointly funded projects under the Swedish/South Africa Science and Technology Cooperation. The workshop took place on 13-14 March 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. The objectives of the workshop were to:

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South Africa’s Science and Technology Visit to Iran, 11-12 November 2017

The NRF's Knowledge Advancement and Support (KAS) Directorate, in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), made a Ministerial visit to Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran on 11-12 November 2017. The South African delegation was led by H.E. Minister Naledi Pandor who met with different Iranian Ministers including H.E. Prof Mansour Gholami, Minister of Science, Research and Technology, Vice President for Science and Technology, Minister of Health and Medical Education, and Minister of Energy.

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Knowledge Advancement & Support (KAS)



The Knowledge Advancement & Support (KAS) directorate contributes to the promotion and support of research by facilitating the advancement of the frontiers of existing and development of new fields of knowledge, and the necessary associated research capacity in the context of national research, developmental challenges and strategic initiatives.