Overview of Innovator

The mandate for the NRF, which it strives to uphold, is to promote and support national research through funding, human resource development and the provision of the necessary facilities. This is to enable and encourage the creation of knowledge, innovation and development in all fields of science and technology. Including indigenous knowledge, thereby contributing to the improvement of the quality of life of all the people of South Africa.

Specialization Sector/s
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
​Mining and quarrying
​Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
​Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
​Transportation and storage
​Information and communication
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Administrative and support service activities
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
Human health and social work activities
​Arts, entertainment and recreation
Country / HQ
South Africa