Department of Science and Innovation (DSI)

Contact Details

Postal Private Bag X894, Pretoria, 0001
Physical DST Building (Building no. 53), CSIR Campus (South Gate Entrance), Meiring Naudé Road, Brummeria, Pretoria
Tel 012 843 6300
Fax 012 349 1037


The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) seeks to boost socio-economic development in South Africa through research and innovation. To achieve its goals, the Department provides leadership, an enabling environment and resources for science, technology and innovation.

Through its programmes (administration, technology innovation, international cooperation and resources, research development and support, and socio-economic innovation partnerships) and several entities that work alongside it, the Department is accomplishing groundbreaking science and enhancing the well-being of all South Africans.

Reporting Entities

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