South Africa Policy Document

South Africa

The National Nanotechnology Strategy

2005 - 2014
Policy Type Plan/ Program/ Initiative/ Roadmap
Coverage Level National


To draw upon the existing strengths of the national system of innovation while addressing the need to enhance its research infrastructure and to create a workforce for advanced technology businesses that support the country’s future competitiveness and enhanced quality of life.


To develop, coordinate and manage a national system of innovation that will bring about maximum human capital, sustainable economic growth and improved quality of life for all.