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The NSTF hereby invites members, stakeholders and role-players of the Science, Engineering, Technology and Innovation (SETI) community to join the discussions on Innovation - Progress, Potential and Limitations. Come and give your input so that no aspect of this complex concept is left unnoticed. Click here for more information and to register.

Policy Discussion Forum:  Beneficiation of SA's Natural Resources - Agro-Processing & Mining, rescheduled for 17 September 2014 only, Sunninghill, Johannesburg
This is the sixth Science Councils Symposium arranged by the NSTF.  The objective of the Symposium is to facilitate deliberations and exchanges around topical issues to influence policy and to set the tone for the development of an R&D Strategy for the promotion of the beneficiation of natural resources within South Africa. 

Note that the Symposium will no longer take place over two days (17-18 September) and have been rescheduled as a one day event to take place on the 17th of September only. Join us and make your voice heard!  Click here for more information.

Energy in Transport workshop calls for bold leadership to ensure sustainable modes for the future

Seldom before has the concept and importance of ‘integration’ been better illustrated than at the Energy in Transport Workshop, organised by the NSTF proSET sector, and held in Sandton on Thursday, 21 August 2014.  Click here for the Media Release and presentations delivered at the workshop.

The winners of the 2013/14 NSTF-BHP Billiton Awards were announced and celebrated in Gauteng on Thursday, 3 July 2014, at the 16th Annual Awards Gala Dinner. The awards were presented by the Honourable Minister of Science and Technology, Ms Naledi Pandor, who is also the patron of the event, and celebrated along with almost 600 guests from the broader science community. Congratulations to the winners of the 2013/14 NSTF-BHP Billiton Awards! We rejoice with you and thank you for your superb contributions to SETI in South Africa

Science, Engineering and Technology in the News
18 September, 2014

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NSTF is a broadly-representative forum of organisations in Science, Engineering, Technology and Innovation (SETI), and was established in 1995. The NSTF has a proud history of involvement in SETI policy issues and the promotion of discussion about SETI matters. Since 1998, the NSTF, has organised the prestigious NSTF Awards.

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Last updated: 18 September, 2014