NACI Roundtable Discussion: Preliminary Findings on the Design and Implementation Evaluation of the DSI Sector Innovation Fund Programme

The National Advisory Council on Innovation  (NACI) successfully hosted the roundtable discussion on Friday 30 November 2018 at the Department of Science and Technology (DSI), Pretoria.

Innovation Data Hackathon

Hackathon 1

NACI successfully hosted an Innovation Data Hackathon in partnership with the Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeSTII) in Cape Town on the 11-13 September 2018, during the 2018 Innovation Summit.

Putting South Africa's Innovation Data To Work

Join the HSRC’s Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators and the National Advisory Council on Innovation at this year’s South African Innovation Summit taking place at Cape Town Stadium on the 11th-13th of September 2018.

NACI Symposium: Launch of the 2017 South African STI Indicators Report


The 2017 South African Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Indicators Report, which analyses the state of the country's innovation, shows both positive and negative trends. 

Released on the 28th of June 2018 by the Minister of Science and Technology, Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, the report uses the new South African Innovation Scorecard Framework, which categorises STI activities into three components – the public sector's enabling activities, firm-level innovation activities, and the economic and social outputs of innovation.