S.E.T. for socio-economic growth
Science Diplomacy for Africa Award
The NSTF is partnering with the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) through their Science Diplomacy Capital for Africa initiative, on a new award for Science Diplomacy for Africa. The award will recognise an outstanding contribution to science, engineering and technology (SET) and innovation by an individual or a team in South Africa which has led to impactful solutions and/or contributions through science diplomacy between and among countries for the benefit of South Africa and Africa.
The Science Diplomacy Award is open to South African researchers, state officials, and organisations, including any individual or team or organisation in South Africa engaged in science diplomacy in the field of SET and innovation: e.g. who has developed or contributed to developing co-operation in science, research and development, engineering and other technical fields between and among countries for the benefit of South Africa and other countries in Africa.
The objective is to:
Any branch of science including social science is applicable, the life and ocean sciences, physical and/or social sciences, engineering and/or mathematics, as well as, health and environmental issues related to SET and innovation as well as projects which involve co-operation on joint engineering construction projects.
SPONSORS AND PARTNERSThe NSTF welcomes collaboration with other organisations, such as those they have been in partnerships with for many years: