The Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeSTII) is a statistical and policy research institute based at South Africa’s Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC). CeSTII performs national surveys that underpin benchmarking, planning and reporting on R&D, innovation and technology transfer in South Africa.

Our Research Briefs are concise papers based our ongoing work. Their goal? To provide empirical evidence and informed opinion that decision-makers in the national system of innovation can use to strengthen the quality of their thinking and action.