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23 November 2017

Some sectors continue investing in R&D despite economic challenges

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

The 2015/16 National Survey of Research and Experimental Development (R&D Survey) report released today shows that, despite the economic challenges, some institutional sectors have continued investing in R&D. South Africa’s gross expenditure on research and development (GERD) in 2015/16 was R32,337 billion, an increase of 10,2% in nominal terms on the year before.

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

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