Posts tagged as DST

African partner countries commit to SKA

  by Hans van de Groenendaal, features editor, EngineerIT “The SKA is putting Africa on the map in a very different way. It changes the perceptions of ourselves, changes the world perceptions of Africa and it offers opportunities for African scientists  to  enter into the cutting  edge of science and technology where, we believe, some […]

Helping SA companies to be more competitive

Offerings and products of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) Subcontractor and Partnership Exchange (SPX) programme have been incorporated into the Technology Localisation Implementation Unit (TLIU) of the Department of Science and Technology (DST). The SPX programme recently reported a positive impact on local industrial manufacturing companies. Ashley Bhugwandin, who heads up the TLIU, […]

Industry Alerts

Industry and academia join forces in R&D projects Powertech Transformers, with the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Pretoria, through funding received from the Department of Science and Technology’s technology localisation programme will be working together on a transformer research and development project. The ultimate aim is to increase the level of local […]

SANSA to launch student Earth observation portal

The proposed home page for the Fundisa Student portal. The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) will be launching a student Earth observation portal early in the new year to supplement the Fundisa disk which is distributed to tertiary institutions annually to encourage research in remote sensing and Earth observation. The Fundisa Disc project was […]