SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit

SPRU Africa Conference Presentations

In partnership with the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST), SPRU held a conference on “Science, Technology and Innovation Policies for Transformative Change” on 27 May 2016 in Pretoria.

Speakers at the conference have kindly made their presentations available

Johan Schot - Three Framings of Innovation Policy 
Johan Schot - Innovation for a World in Transition 
SPRU, University of Sussex, UK

Ann Kingiri - Building Africa's Research Capacity in Innovation: Experiences from Africa 
African Technology Policy Studies Network, Kenya

Bitrina Diyamett - The Evolution of Academic Discourse and Policy Making on Innovation; Can Africa Learn Without Practice 
Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Research Organization (STIPRO), Tanzania

David Walwyn - The Need for Capacity Building in Innovation Policy 
Graduate School of Technology Management, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Elizabeth Rasekoala - Inclusive STI Advocacy in Africa 
African Gong - the Pan-African Network for the Popularization of Science & Technology and Science Communication, South Africa

John Mugabe - Building Political Infrastructure for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy in Africa 
Graduate School of Technology Management, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Mammo Muchie - A Paradigm Shift from Creative Destruction to Creative Reconstruction 
Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

Nicholas Ozor - STI Policy in Africa 
African Technology Policy Studies Network, Kenya

Rasigan Maharajh - Developments in South African STI Policy: Emerging Future Challenges
The Institute for Economic Research on Innovation, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa 

Sara Grobbelaar - STIAS Roundtable on Innovation: Policy Brief 
Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

STIAS-Wallenberg Roundtable on Innovation for Prosperity - Policy Brief