• Overview

    Find out more about SAASTA’s background, scope of activities and funding.

  • Business Units

    Activities reside under three key strategic areas that combine to form an integrated approach.

Towards a knowledge economy …
for a brilliant future

The objective of the NRF is to contribute to the improvement of the quality of life of all the people of the country. This objective is directly linked to the promotion of a knowledge economy that is based on the generation, transfer and use of knowledge in innovative ways.

SAASTA promotes internationally competitive research as the basis for a knowledge economy.