South Africa and Germany have had a long standing bilateral partnership in science and technology aimed at promoting and supporting joint research projects in different themes that have been identified as strategic between the two countries. For the 2016 bilateral call 12 joint research were approved and funded for a 4-year period (2017 – 2020) in the broad thematic area of Bio-economy and Resource Management.
President Jacob Zuma on Sunday congratulated South African scientist Professor Robert Millar on winning the prestigious African Union (AU) Kwame Nkrumah award.
Speaking following Professor Millar’s win of the award on Sunday, President Zuma said the development of science and technology is essential for improving the lives of Africa’s people.
Stellenbosch, 05 - 07 July 2018
DST-NRF Future Earth Conference
Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 09 - 11 May 2018,
Seedbeds of Transformation
The Role of Science with Society and the SDGs in Africa
28 May 2018 - 01 June 2018, Johannesburg
On 4-5 December 2017, the National Research Foundation’s Knowledge Advancement and Support (KAS) Directorate, in collaboration with the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) hosted a concluding conference of the third Phase of the SA/ Norway Research Co-operation on Climate Change, the Environment and Clean Energy (SANCOOP). Phase III of SANCOOP started in 2014 and will lapse the end of December 2017.
SA-Japan University Forum (SAJU)
Pretoria, 12 - 14 September 2018
Founding General Assembly of the new International Science Council
Paris, 03 - 05 July 2018
SA-Sweden University Network
Pretoria, 15 - 18 May 2018