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NSTF-BHP Billiton Awards 2014/15 – Today’s research... tomorrow’s innovation
Almost 160 nominees have been registered across 10 different categories, which again reflects an increase in interest from the past year. Although there are enough nominations to adjudicate, more participation is called for, from Businesses - Corporates and SMMEs - the Management and related activities category, as well as Non Governmental Organisations; including Non Profit Companies, Voluntary Associations, Trusts, Community Based Organisations, Public Benefit Organisations and organs of Civil Society; to ensure robust competition.

Submit nominations for an outstanding contribution to SETI. Visit the Awards website for more information...

Annual Report 2014
The abovementioned report provides summarised feedback on NSTF activities during the 2013/14 financial year, in line with the organisation’s current strategic plan. Activities reported on include contracted projects for the Department of Science and Technology, a series of workshops with NSTF members and other SETI stakeholders on relevant issues in science and technology, youth interventions, and the annual NSTF–BHP Billiton Awards process. The NSTF would like to thank all members for their contributions, support and input.

Science, Engineering and Technology in the News
12 December, 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: 12 December, 2014