SA and UK host a conference to tackle the future of innovation

The British High Commissioner to South Africa, Dame Judith Macgregor,and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) Director-General, Dr Phil Mjwara, will address a SA-UK conference tomorrow which seeks to explore ways to foster innovation for sustainable development.

The DST and the UK Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) are collaborating in this conference to discuss research and development, the National System of Innovation and transformative change, which are key concepts related to innovation policy.

The conference is part of a SPRU-Africa Engagement Week on science, technology, innovation and policy. It is hoped that the partners will also explore opportunities to train students and researchers.

Source: Department: Science and Technology,Republic of South Africa