List of STI Institutions

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The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) was inaugurated in May 1996 by the former President of South Africa and patron of the Academy, Nelson Mandela. more

The purpose of DEA is to protect and improve the quality and safety of the environment to give effect to the right of all South Africans to an environment that is not harmful to health and wellbeing, to manage and protect South Africa’s oceans and coastal resources, to promote conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources to contribute to economic growth and poverty alleviation, as well as to create conditions for effective corporate and cooperative governance, international cooperation and implementation of expanded public works projects in the environment sectors.more

The NRF was established through the National Research Foundation Act (Act No 23 of 1998), following a system-wide review conducted for the Department of Arts, Culture, Science and Technology (DACST). The new entity incorporated the functions of the research funding agencies that were previously servicing various sections of the research community, namely the former Centre for Science Development (CSD) of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the former Foundation for Research Development (FRD) that included several National Research Facilities. As an entity of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), the NRF promotes and supports research through funding, human resource development and the provision of National Research Facilities in all fields of natural and social sciences, humanities and technology. The NRF provides services to the research community especially at Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and Science Councils, with a view to promote high-level human capital development. The NRF aims to uphold excellence in all its investments in knowledge, people and infrastructure. more


SAQI is committed to promoting quality in all fields of human endeavour by providing quality awareness, leadership principles, products and systems.  It supports business and industry as well as emerging entrepreneurs, healthcare and education. more