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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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Declaration of Products Derived from or Containing Genetically Modified Organisms for Purposes of the Biosafety

Declaration of Products Derived from or Containing Genetically Modified Organisms for Purposes of the Biosafety ACT, 2006 (ACT NO. 7 OF 2006) A

Female Businesses in Biosciences - Fembiobiz II Acceleration Programme

Ms Lovisa Kambonde- Immanuel (NCRST),Ms Nina Louw (RMB),Ms Ndahekelekwa Paulus (Winner) 4TH PLACE, Ms Mary Shikukutu (Winner) 2ND PL

A Successful STI Festival 2015

08 Jul 2015
This year’s Science, Technology and Innovation Festival was remarkable and a great success. The event provided a comprehensive, multi-facetted, interactive programme made up of some national and international keynote addresses, illustrated talks, workshops, short courses, competitions, demonstrations, displays, exhibitions, sport science events and field trips, that enthralled and inspired our budding young scientists and their educators.
The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) would like to thank all our official sponsors and partners of the Science, Technology and Innovation Festival 2015. We also wish to thank all our exhibitors, speakers, presenters and participants that contributed to the success of the event. 
Please visit our website, www.ncrst.na to download speeches from the STI Festival. You can also connect with us on Facebook to view a selection of photos from the Festival. 
Gold Sponsors: DebMarine Namibia; Telecom Namibia; Shell Namibia 
Silver Sponsors: Namport; Pupkewitz Namibia; S Ndapuka Transport
Bronze Sponsors: CRAN; Development Bank of Namibia; Ohlthaver & List; Trip Travel 
Cape Town Science Centre; Central Veterinary Laboratory; College of the Arts; CRAN; Department of Science and Technology, South Africa; Geological Survey; Gemological Institute of America (GIA); US Embassy; Living Maths (South Africa); Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation; Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture; Ministry of Environment and Tourism; Ministry of Health and Social Services; Ministry of Mines and Energy; Ministry of Trade and Industry; NAMCOR; Namibia Health Consultancies; Namibia Institute of Pathology; Namibia Scientific Society; Namibian Standards Institution; National Radiation Protection Authority; Polytechnic of Namibia; SAIS Programme; SANBio (South Africa); SOLNA; University of Namibia; Vocational Training Centre Windhoek