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Welcome to the National Commission on Research, Science and Technology.

Fostering Excellence through Knowledge and Innovation

"As we go forward, we will seek to be transactional in maintaining and strengthening the governance architecture, but we will also be transformational as we prepare the citizens for the new economy that requires the development of new parameters in education, innovation, and enterprise", - His Excellency, Dr Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia

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IST-Africa Conference

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NCRST and NAFIN sign memorandum of understanding

  The National Commission for Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) and the Namibia Alliance for Improved Nutrition (NAFIN) signed

Intellectual Property Rights

Knowledge Management, Intellectual Property  and Technology Transfer

This function is being developed and would link with the activities of the Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIP). The function would include among others:

  • Provision of platforms for knowledge management

  • Support to researchers on patent registrations

  • Exploration of patent databases and transfer information to Industry