Science and Technology

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Research and Development Tax Incentive Under the Spotlight

Department of Science and Technology

A task team set up by the science and technology minister, Naledi Pandor, to recommend possible improvements to the Research and Development Tax Incentive has proposed the development of a simplified, streamlined process for accessing the incentive by companies.

In a statement, the science and technology department confirmed that the task team’s report was handed over to the minister in the first week of May 2016.

CSIR Unveils Petaflop Machine

Department of Science and Technology

The science and technology minister, Naledi Pandor, has congratulated the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for the unveiling of its new petaflop machine.

The petaflop machine is a super computer with a processing speed capable of a thousand-trillion floating-point operations per second.

New Fees for Natural Scientific Professions

Council for Natural Scientific Professions

The South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions has a new fee structure in place.

The revised fees were published in Government Gazette 40021.

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