About this Collection

This Innovation for Inclusive Development (IID) learning intervention is hosted by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and supported by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI). The purpose of seminars part of this series is to bring practitioners from the private and public sectors together to share evidence-based knowledge and understanding on science related topics.

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Enquiries: Dr Tebogo Mabotha

Recent Submissions

  • The uptake of science, technology and innovation by sector departments 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), 2022)
    The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and Quantitative Evidence Research hosted a seminar titled “The Uptake of Science, Technology and Innovation by Sector Departments” ...

  • The uptake of science, technology and innovation by sector departments 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) & Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), 2022)
    Webinar presented on 20 July 2022. Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) is an important construct in South Africa’s policy discourse as illustrated in key national planning frameworks, such as the National Development ...

  • The District Development Model as a platform for inclusive innovation and innovative districts 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) & Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), 2022)
    Date presented: 13 May 2022. The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) presented another episode in the INNOVATION FOR INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT (IID) SEMINAR SERIES (IID) ...

  • The Launch of the National Rollout of the Municipal Innovation Maturity Index (MIMI) (A tool to measure innovation in municipalities) 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) & Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), 2021)
    The MIMI project was initiated by the DSI in partnership with the South African Local Government Association (SALGA), the HSRC and UKZN. The purpose of this initiative was to develop an innovative tool capable of assessing ...

  • Exploring the Prospects of Using 3D Printing Technology in the South African Human Settlements 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Technology (DST) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) & Department of Science and Technology (DST), 2021)
    South Africa is a country with significant socio-economic development challenges, with the majority of South Africans having limited or non-existent access to basic infrastructure, services, housing and socio-economic ...

  • The Presidential Employment Stimulus: Research Opportunities 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) & Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), 2021)
    The Panel discussion titled “The Presidential Employment Stimulus: Research Opportunities”, was hosted on 10 December 2020 by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) ...

  • Building Profitable and Sustainable Community Owned Connectivity Networks 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) & Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), 2020)
    The IID seminar titled “Building Profitable and Sustainable Community Owned Connectivity Networks”, was hosted on 31 August 2020 on Zoom Webinar. The 2019 White Paper on science, technology and innovation (STI) recognise ...

  • The Smart City Initiatives in South Africa and Paving a Way to Support Cities to Address Frontier Issues Using New and Emerging Technologies 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) & Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), 2020)
    This was the 3rd of three Innovation for Inclusive Development (IID) seminars hosted on 3 September 2019, St George’s Hotel, Pretoria by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) in partnership with the Department of ...

  • Stakeholders Awareness Workshop on the 2019 White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) & Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), 2019)
    This was the 2nd of three Innovation for Inclusive Development (IID) seminars held on 02 July 2019, at Future Africa Conference Centre, University of Pretoria, Gauteng by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) in ...

  • Protection of Intellectual Property for Grassroots Innovation 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) & Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), 2019)
    The seminar was hosted on 21 May 2019, at Protea Hotel Fire & Ice, Menlyn, Pretoria by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) in partnership with the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI). The seminar was ...

  • Annual Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Technology (DST) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) & Department of Science and Technology (DST), 2019)
    In 2015, South Africa joined other member states of the United Nations (UN) to sign and ratify the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda). The UN consequently established the Technology Facilitation Mechanism ...

  • Deployment of Open Data Driven Solutions for Socio-economic Value through Good Governance and Efficient Public Service Delivery 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Department of Science and Technology (DST) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) & Department of Science and Technology (DST), 2018)
    The notion of making data ‘open by default’ challenges the deep rooted cultures of national privacy as it calls for data to be treated as a public resource. South Africa embarked on several initiatives to endorse open data, ...