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"I am confident that through the NCRST we are begining a journey that will soon unleash our innovative and inventive potential and capacity to transform our society into a knowledg-based economy" - President Pohamba

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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

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Acts and Policies    Research, Science and Technology Act (2004)    National Development Plan Four (NDP4)    Vision 2030 (Summary)    National Policy On Research Science and Technology    Cartagena-Protocol    Research, Science and Technology Regulations No 208 of 2011    Biosafety Regulations: Biosafety Act, 2006 Global Research Council - Africa Regional Meeting 16 to 17 November 2015    Opening Address by Hon Dr. Becky Ndjoze-Ojo, MP Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation    Media Release: Global Research Council - Africa Regional Meeting 16 to 17 November 2015 Management Structure    Commissioners Media Releases    SARIMA conference 2017    Media Release-The 2015 Youth Innovators Grant Award Ceremony    Global Research Council - Africa Regional Meeting 16 to 17 November 2015    Stakeholder Workshop on Biosafety endorses GMO Regulations    Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed with Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) of South Africa    Official Launch - Research and Experimental Development (R&D) Census (2013/14 fiscal year) and the Innovation Census (2012/13 and 2013/14 fiscal years)    NCRST Hosts Youth Innovator’s Presentation Forum    NCRST Signs Service Level Agreement with UNAM    Big Innov8 Competition Winners    Media release_ Namibia to host GRC meeting in November 2015    Media statement- NCRST and CRAN sign a MOU    NCRST Partners with NSFAF    NCRST launch an MoU with HSRC    NCRST signs a mou with NSI    NCRST signs a mou with NSS    NCRST signs a mou with NAFIN    Media release- NCRST/ SANBIO /BIOFISA    Hon Dr. Itah Kandjii-Murangi launches the Reseach & Experimental Development Survey Report (2013/14 fiscal year)    NCRST and NAMPORT to Host Biggest Brainer Science Quiz Competition    NCRST Partners With AMTA for Agricultural Research    NCRST and NUST Streamlines Research and Innovation Funding    NCRST and SAIS Hosts Demola Innovation Workshop    Official Launch of the National Programme on Research, Science, Technology and Innovation (NPRSTI)    Namibia and South Africa sign a joint statement of cooperation in Astronomy and Space Science    NCRST does its part for the community on International Nelson Mandela Day    Newly Appointed Biosafety Council Members Inaugurated    NCRST Awards Research Grants to the University of Namibia    NCRST Awards Research Grants to the Gobabeb Research & Training Centre    Namibia/SA Bilateral Research Grants Handover to Polytechnic of Namibia    L’Oreal - UNESCO Award for Women in Science    First Namibian JEDI Astronomy and Space Science Workshop    National Consultative Workshop on the Development of the National Research, Science, Technology and Innovation Programme    NCRST and NSA Sign Memorandum of Understanding    NCRST hosts a National Training Workshop on STI data collection and Indicators    Official Launch of the Science, Technology and Innovation Festival 2015    NCRST Strengthens Research, Science, Technology & Innovation Data Collection Skills    NCRST Special Solar Telescope at the Erongo Trade Expo    NCRST Sponsors 6th International Conference on Business and Finance    Namibian Team wins big at the Eskom Science Fair    Namibia winning learners attend International Science Fair    NCRST conducts a workshop for Journalists on Science Reporting    NCRST Hosts a Public Seminar in Celebration of the International Year of Crystallography    NCRST hosts a Quiz Night at the National Science Fair    Namibia and South Africa Cherenkov Telescope Array Task Force Meeting Memorandum of Understanding    NCRST and IUM    NCRST and NAPWU    NCRST AND CRAN    MoU NCRST and NSS    MoU NCRST and NAFIN    NCRST and NSI    NCRST and HSRC Namport/NCRST Biggest Brainer Quiz Competition    Closing Remarks by Dr Eino Mvula - CEO of NCRST    Keynote Address by Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture at the Namport/NCRST Biggest Brainer Competition National ICT Summit 2015 - Bridging the Gap    Speaker Profile - Dr. Eino Mvula    Speaker Profile - Ms. Luiza Shekupe    Speaker Profile - Mr. John Sifani National Research Symposium 2015 and 2016    National Research Symposium- Remarks by Prof Andre du Pisani    ABSTRACT GUIDELINES FOR THE NATIONAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM 2016    Photo of NCRST Exco - National Research Symposium 2015    National Research Symposium- Dr Eino Mvula Welcoming Remarks    National Research Symposium Official Launch: Media Release    National Research Symposium 2015, Book of Abstracts    National Research Symposium programme    National Research Symposium 2015- Keynote AddressHon- Dr. Itah Kandjii-Murangi    Photo of Hon. Dr. Itah Kandjii-Murangi addressing guests and delegates    Book of Abstracts 2016 National Science, Technology and Innovation Festival 2015    Big Innov8 Competition    Background and Overview – André du Pisani    Keynote Address by the Minister of Higher Education Training and Innovation 29 June 2015    Closing Remarks by the Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation 3 July 2015    GUIDELINES FOR SCIENCE SLAM    Draft Programme    Schedule for Competition and Challenges    STI Festival Inventor's Garage    STI Festival Exhibition Application Form (docx)    STI Festival Exhibition Application Form    Information and Copetition Rules Big Innov8 Competition 2    Information and Copetition Rules Big Innov8 Competition    Festival Information Brochure    Festival Flyer    Closing Remarks by Dr Eino Mvula Presentations    The Establishment and Institutionalisation of Research, Science, Technology and innovation Systems in Namibia    Plants as players in the health care system in South Africa. Lessons learned from South Africa    IKSC Presentation breakfast meeting: 02 June 2015    NCRST: ITD Department    COACH Workshop: Monitoring for Success    CoACH Workshop: Career Launch and Acceleration    COACH Workshop: Leadership and Networking Skills for Women Scientists    COACH Workshop: Publishing Research in Peer Reviewed Journals    COACH Workshop: Effective Scientific Presentations    COACH Workshop: Persuasive Negotiation and Communication Techniques    COACH Workshop: The Art of Effective Proposal Writing    NCRST Department RSTICS    Public Lecture: Dr J. Schneider (DFG) - 9 April 2015    MoPE Delegation visit 03.06.2016 Publications    NPRSTI Implementation Plan 2014 to 2017    Proceedings of the National Research Symposium 2015    Research& Experimental Development Survey Report (2013/14 fiscal year)    Strategic Plan 2014/2015 to 2018/2019    BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOSAFETY IN NAMIBIA    Annual Business Plan 2016/2017    NCRST Annual Report 2014/2015    Namibia/South Africa Bilateral Cooperation: Researcher’s Workshop    NCRST Annual Report 2015/2016    National Research Symposium Book of Abstracts    NATIONAL COMMISSION ON RESEARCH, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY CALL SCHEDULE FOR 2015/2016    National Programme on Research, Science, Technology and Innovation 2014 to 2017    NCRST Annual Report 2013/2014    NCRST Funding Mechanism Informational Flyer    Our Success in Pictures    Get to Know Us    Extract from the National Programme on RSTI_Guiding Summary    Informational Brochure    Namibia's National System of Innovation- A review of policy Regimes and Institutional Landscape RSTI Awards    RSTI Awards Nomination Form OF450    RSTI Awards Nomination Form V1 25032015 non-fillable    OF450 RSTI Awards Nomination Form V1 25032015    RSTI Awards Nomination Guide 2015 South Africa/Namibia Research Chair    Framework and Funding guide for the Namibian Research Chair In Multiwavelength Astronomy and Astrophysics    CALL FOR PROPOSALS Speeches    Minister Key Note Address_National Consultative Workshop on the Development of the National Research, Science, Technology and Innovation Programme    COACh Career Building Workshop_Dr D. Shuuluka    Dr Mvula at the International Conference on Emerging Trends in Networks and Computer Communication (ETNCC) 2015    Dr Mvula_Signing Ceremony NCRST and UNAM    Key Note -Dr. Itah Kandjii-Murangi - Launch of Research & Development and Innovation Census 2015    Dr.Mvula Speech - Launch of Research & Development and Innovation Census 2015    2nd National ICT Summit Launch 10 September 2015 - Deputy Ministers Speech    Keynote Address by Hon Dr. Itah Kandjii-Murangi Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation at the Official Opening of the National Research Symposium, 2015 , Hilton Hotel, Windhoek, 23 Sept    Opening Remarks by Hon Dr. Becky Ndjoze-Ojo, MP Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation at the Global Research Council Africa Summit    Remarks by Dr Mvula at the NCRSTand CRAN mou signing    Remarks by Mr Mbandeka at the CRAN and NCRST mou signing    CEO Remarks at NCRST-NUST Master Agreement Signing Ceremony: 31 May 2016    NCRST and AMTA Mou Signing 03.06.2016    NCRST and NAMPORT to Host Biggest Brainer Science Quiz Competition_Dr Shuuluka_10.06.2016    R&D survey report- Welcoming Remarks- Dr Mvula    R&D survey Report launch- Keynote address by Hon Dr Itah Kandjii- Murangi    Keynote Address by the Minister of Education at the launch of the NPRSTI 17 March 2015    Background and Overview of the National Programme on RSTI - Prof du Pisani    Dr Eino Mvula at the Launch of the Science Technology and Innovation Festival Road Show    Statement by NPC Director General_National Consultative Workshop on the Development of the National Research, Science, Technology and Innovation Programme    Overview of the Commission by Pof du Pisani (Chairperson)_National Consultative Workshop on the Development of the National Research, Science, Technology and Innovation Programme    Keynote Address by Hon. Dr David Namwandi at the Official Launch of the NCRST    Statement by Prof du Pisani at the Official Launch of the NCRST    Remarks by Dr Eino Mvula at the Official Launch of the NCRST    Speech by John Sifani (NCRST) at the Namibian Standards Institution (NSI) World Metrology Day 2014    Prof Tjama Tjivikua_Research Grant Handover to Polytechnic of Namibia 11.06.2014    Hon Namwandi at the Namibia-South Africa Joint Bilateral Committee Meeting    Hon. Naledi Pandor_Namibia South Africa Joint Bilateral Committee Meeting    Memorandum of Agreement between the NCRST and the Namibia Statistics Agency    Remarks by the CEO at the Participatory Design Conference (PDC) 2014    Opening Remarks at the Reviewers Training Workshop    Key note Address by the CEO -UNAM SCIENCE RESEARCH CONFERENCE 2014    Welcoming Remarks by CEO at the Workshop on Draft Biosafety Regulations    Training of Trainers Workshop December 2014    Overview of the R&D survey Report- Dr John Shoopala Stakeholder Workshop on the Research and Development and Innovation Surveys    Programme: R&D&I stakeholders Workshop 17 July 2015    Stakeholder Invitation