Posts tagged as research and development

DST best performing department

Judging from the 2017/18 financial year clean audit and maintaining an 89% performance against predetermined objectives, the Department of Science and Technologu (DST) is by far the best performing department in government. Appreciation should go the Director General, Dr Phil Mjwara and his staff for their continued dedication to grow our science and technology base. […]

Government to ramp up research and development

  The government aims to double the investment in research and development (R&D) from the 2014/15 figure of 0,77% to 1,5% of gross domestic product (GDP). Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, said that this means doubling the 2014/2015 investment of R29-billion to roughly R60-billion each year until. Pandor was speaking at the launch […]