Projects and Technology Transfer


To coordinate, promote and facilitate project development and implementation as well as technology transfer across all sectors.

The Department undertakes to:

  1. identify technology needs/gaps within national projects/programmes every calendar year;
  2. identify technologies in the public domain for applications within private and public institutions;
  3. coordinate capacity building initiatives for effective transfer of technical know-how twice per year;
  4. coordinate mainstreaming of cross cutting projects/programmes in STEM (Women in Science, GO SPIN, Climate Change Engineering Needs & Numbers, Global Change Initiatives including post Rio+20 agenda, Future Earth, ); and
  5. promote and popularise science and technology through effective use of scientific applications for societal benefits twice a
  6. prepare and publish, by 20 December, an annual report on all technologies locally developed and commercialised – including those industries established each year; and
  7. conduct reviews on Science, Technology and Innovation Policy including other sector-specific policies once every five years to align them to socio- economic developmental requirements and global trends.

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