What is the role of NRF in the ST&I Sector?

NRF support research for advancement of science, technology and innovations for national development

Who should apply for NRF support?

Public and Private Research Institutions; Public and Private Universities, Researchers, Innovators, Postgraduate Students

Does NRF receive proposals at any time of the year?

No, the proposals for support are only submitted after an advertisement is publicly made through local dailies and websites

What are the key areas of support?

To facilitate advancement of science, technology and innovations, NRF support: – Research Infrastructural support, developing appropriate human resource, funding multidisciplinary research, innovations, conferences and symposia

What are NRF sources of funds to facilitate research in the country?

The NRF mobilizes resources from National Treasury, Bilateral/Multilateral partners, venture capitalists, philanthropists, strategic PPP