8 October 2015, Pretoria: After three years of extensive research on various indigenous South African edible plants, Nestlé South Africa, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Agricultural Research Centre (ARC) today announced that their collaborative research agreement has resulted in the development of an innovative commercial product, the new Maggi 2 Minute Noodles with real Morogo.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa commended the positive, progressive contribution made by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to advancing science, engineering and technology in the democratic era. The Deputy President's remarks come as the science council celebrates its 70th anniversary.
In celebration of the long-standing friendship between Sweden and South Africa along with the technological and scientific advances that spur development and improve conditions for humanity, the National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Swedish Embassy will host the annual Nobel Lecture Series on Monday, 12 October 2015 at the University of Pretoria.
The Director: Strategy and Planning, Mlungisi Cele, of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), has been appointed the acting Chief Executive Officer of the National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI).
Four young South African PhD students this week jetted off to the United States to attend the inaugural Solve Initiative event at one of the world's most prestigious technology institutions, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Innovation and entrepreneurship as key drivers for economic growth are being discussed at a round-table organised by the National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI) today (6 October) in Pretoria.
In Kyoto to participate in the Science and Technology in Society (STS) Forum's round-table meeting for ministers on 4 October 2015, and delivering the keynote address at the Forum's closing session on 6 October 2015, South Africa's Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, also held bilateral meetings with ministers from Japan and other parts of the world.