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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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Latest News

Sustainable Water Resource Management Research, a Key Area of Focus for the NCRST

Windhoek, Namibia – The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) recently attended the 3rd Biennial Symposium by

Namibia and Mozambiques’ Science Institutions Collaborate

Windhoek, Namibia – Another partnership was cemented between the national institutions responsib

National ICT Summit 2015

06 Oct 2015


The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology organized Namibia’s 2nd National ICT Summit 2015 which took place at the at the Windhoek Country Club Resort in Windhoek, on the 6th and 7th October 2015.

Today information and communication technologies are improving at a fascinating rate. The industry is probably the fastest growing industry in the world because the information communication technologies of yesterday will be obsolete tomorrow, superseded by ever improving ICT efficiencies and breakthrough innovations. The ICT services and infrastructure that enable the digital economy are now an integral part of our everyday life.

NCRST participated in the 2015 ICT Summit as a platinum sponsor and provided key note presentations relating to:

  1. Establishing and strengthening the National System of Innovation
  2. Technology transfer and adaptation for socio-economic benefit
  3. Funding Research and Innovation