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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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South Africa and Namibia to collaborate on producing national indicators on science, technology and innovation

Namibia, Monday 22 May 2017 – The Human Sciences Research Council’s Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeST

NCRST and NSI sign memorandum of understanding

The National Commission for Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) and the Namibia Standards Institution (NSI) signed a memorandum of unders

Mission and Vision

VISION:

To be a leading agency that facilitates the development of Research, Science, Technology and Innovation towards socio-economic advancement for Namibia.

The vision attempts to galvanize the various stakeholders and mechanisms/means that make up the funnel towards the creation of Research, Science, Technology and Innovation deliverables into an Research and Development commitment and spend that as a lead indicator will further socio-economic development in the context of a knowledge-based economy.

MISSION:

Establish a national system that promotes, develops, coordinates and informs Research, Science, Technology and Innovation towards a knowledge-based society.

The emphasis is on creating a systematic approach that links and coordinates stakeholders in a delivery funnel towards achieving optimal RSTI relevant deliverables and in that process furthers meaningful progress towards a knowledge based society (socio-economic system/society).