The NSTF Awards Gala Dinner, known as the ‘Science Oscars’ of South Africa, is an annual event arranged to recognise and celebrate the finalists, as well as announce the winners.  It is a prestigious gathering of the who’s who in science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa. The cream of the crop, from lifetime researchers down to the upcoming youth of our society, all gathered under one roof and joined together in celebration.

NSTF-South32 Awards Gala Dinner 2019

The event is open (public) and the largest of its kind, attended by almost 700 guests.

The 2019 Awards Gala Dinner was held on 27 June 2019 in Gauteng. The Patron of the Awards is the new Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology, who was represented by the Director-General of the Department of Science and Technology. The event celebrated the 21st anniversary of the Awards.