Science and Technology (S&T) Agreement signed in 1998.
Programme of Cooperation (POC) signed in 2003. DSI for cooperation in research and development in the field of nuclear sciences, techniques and applications for peaceful purposes in October 2003.
Areas of interest: Neutron Sciences and Nuclear Reactor; Research, Development and Production of Radio-isotope; Particle accelerator and utilization; Research Nuclear reactors: Exploitation and Utilisation; Satellite Technology; Laser Technology; Biotechnology; Information Technology; Agricultural research; Desertification and water management; Poverty alleviation; Micro-satellites; Mineral beneficiation; Scientific Cooperation between Universities and research Institutes.
Areas of interest: SKA; Molecular biology; Accreditation of laboratories; Assisted reproduction -(farm animals); Refining analytical systems – Drought resistant crops (production); Mechanization on small scale development of indigenous crops; Satellite imagery; GMOs; Transition to business orientation; Technological Transfer Strategies- drought mitigation; Strategies- rehabilitation degraded lands; Efficient irrigation; Water recycling; Food safety in rural areas; Agro processing; Indigenous knowledge systems; Management of trans boundary diseases; Information exchange -soils, climate and conservation agriculture; International Conventions (develop mutual position of interest on bilateral relations); Trilateral Karoo basin geological survey project involving Namibia.
Areas of interest: Biotechnology in food production, agriculture and health; Development of new materials and manufacturing; Information technology and systems and information society; Sustainable management of environmental issues of natural resources through environment-friendly technologies.
Draft agreement forwarded to Ethiopia in September 2004 for comment. The document is now ready for signature.
Areas of interest: ICT; Non-destructive facility (linkage with NECSA or CSIR); Innovation Hub; Knowledge sharing and research; Irrigation equipment testing; Water harvesting technologies; Climate monitoring (Risk management); Capacity building; Animal Health research; Biotechnology; Transfer of technology to produce leather product; Exchange knowledge on Geological mapping standards; Intellectual property rights on indigenous plants; Nutrition research; Agricultural research.
Areas of interest: Square Kilometer Array (SKA); Technology for competitiveness; Nuclear energy; Satellite technology; Human Health research-HIV/AIDS; Cancer research; Agricultural research -vet, biotechnology, domestic animal and wildlife animal health; Social science; Governance and institution Building; Technology for Development -IKS, Technology incubators, Technology transfer programmes, ICT; Multilateral cooperation; Building technologies; Laser technology; SA-Kenya Rountable S&T partnerships in Infrastructure – Building &Construction, Transport, Energy, Water &Sanitation, ICT.
Areas of interest: Technology Business Incubation of the Small Scale and Medium Enterprises (SMMEs); Development of a National Science Center for promotion of Public Understanding of Science, Engineering and Technology (PUSET); Biotechnology for health and food security; Indigenous Knowledge Systems and good practices in advocacy to promote indigenous technological capability; SKA; Tissue culture to improve potato seed and other local crops.
Areas of interest: Project of interest is scientific exploration into the secrets of the Archives of Timbuktu. Capacity building initiatives could include researcher exchange programmes aimed at staff capacity building, student training, including sandwich programmes (joint supervision short student visits as part of post-graduate studies). Specific areas of research interest include: Research in traditional medicine and IKS; Plant biotechnology, Biosciences, biology and health related issues (malaria, HIV/AIDS vaccine research; Agricultural research; Strengthening of relations between Central Veterinary Laboratory and Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (OVI) and the Onderstepoort Biological Products (OBP) Veterinary research; Soil science and soil erosion; Land use management. Research and technology management issues could include technology transfer including research and development of low cost equipment; management of the S&T system; S&T policy formulation; Nepad Innovation Fund including IPR management; Nepad Venture Capital Fund.
Areas of interest: Minerals research; Mining technology; Geological mapping techniques; Laser technology; Metrology; Biotechnology; Capacity Building in ICT; Geological survey of the Kalahari basin, use of mineral resources; HESS and SKA collaboration.
Study of amphibian disease project between North-West University and the University of Benin.
Areas of interest: Biotechnology; Materials science; Satellite technology; Environmental science; Specific projects designed for mutual assistance in appropriate policy development, S&T capacity building.
Draft Agreement in final stages of being concluded.
Areas of interest: Agricultural research; Animal research; Biotechnology; Industrial research; Information technology; Engineering and mining; Leather technology and products; Small and medium enterprises.
Science and Technology (S&T) Agreement signed on 16 May 2006.
Areas of cooperation initially on the Agreement: Agriculture and livestock, Social and Human Sciences, Information Technology, Mining, Industry and Geology and other areas of interest. Additional areas of interest: Hydrogen Economy, Energy, Resource-based Industry, Polar Research, Astronomy and Space, Fishing and Marine Resources, Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Water and Earth observation.
Science and Technology (S&T) Agreement signed in 2015.
Austria panel review meeting was held at the NRF and launching workshop will be in Austria in February 2017.
The new research call was closed at the end of May 2016 and the adjudication process sat at the NRF in July 2016. The call is funded for two years (2017-2018) with twenty mobility projects, supporting the areas in Biotechnology, Energy, Agriculture, ICT and Mining.
Cooperation on areas such as biotechnology, laser technology, minerals and metallurgy and pharmaceuticals.
Cooperation arrangement between Mintek and Institute of Physical and Organic Chemistry (IPOC) in Belarus for the co-operative development of ion exchange fibre (IXF) processes for metallurgical applications.
Cooperation on areas such as Materials Science, Manufacturing Technology, Biotechnology, Information Technology and Systems, Sustainable Management of Environmental Issues and of Natural Resources, Exploitation of Natural Resources and Minerals.
Cooperation on areas such as Agricultural and Rural Development, Basic Sciences, including Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Astrophysics, Biotechnology, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Energy, including Renewable Energy Resources, Food S&T and Food Processing, Health, Information Science and Software Development, Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Sciences, Micro-electronics and Communications, Mineral.
Special projects or collaboration with US Weather Services, NASA, and on GEO.
Cooperation on areas such as S&T capacity building, agriculture, environmental issues, health, mathematics and science education and climate variation protection.
ESASTAP is a collaborative initiative between South Africa and the European Union. The programme’s main objective is to strengthen ties within the field of science, technology and innovation. Funding for projects, mainly sourced from both the Department of Science and Innovation of the Republic of South Africa and the European Commission.