National survey of research & experimental development 2005/06

OUTPUT TYPE: Research report- client
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2007
TITLE AUTHOR(S): M.Kahn, W.Blankley, N.Molotja, J.Rumbelow, C.Steyn, N.Vlotman, A.Burns, S.Davies, M.Gastrow, I.Moduka, S.Parker, M.Ritter, M.Van der Schyff, C.Serote, N.Sibindlana, P.Sotashe, M.Reddy, K.Heath
KEYWORDS: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (R&D)
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Abstract

This Report presents the results of the fourth R&D Survey that the Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeSTII) has conducted for the Department of Science and Technology, namely the 2005/06 Survey of Inputs into Research and Experimental Development (R&D). The 2005/06 R&D Survey is a benchmark survey in that it is the last before the enhanced R&D tax incentive that came into effect on 2 November 2006. As previously, the survey methodology follows the OECD Frascati Manual guidelines. The questionnaire included standard items as well as inquiring more deeply into staff demographics, R&D collaboration, higher education funding, research in the areas emphasized in the South African R&D Strategy of 2002, as well as in the emerging areas of biotechnology and nanotechnology.