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South African Journal of Science

On-line version ISSN 1996-7489
Print version ISSN 0038-2353

S. Afr. j. sci. vol.103 n.5-6 Pretoria May./Jun. 2007




Preliminary results of the South African innovation survey, 2005



William Blankley

Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators, HSRC, Private Bag X9182, Cape Town 8000, South Africa. E-mail:



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1. Extract from a keynote address of the deputy minister of science and technology, Derek Hanekom, delivered in Sandton on 11 April 2007.         [ Links ]

2. OECD and Eurostat (2005). Oslo Manual: Guidelines for collecting and interpreting innovation data, 3rd edn. OECD Publishing, Paris.         [ Links ]

3. A copy of the questionnaire can be viewed at

4 Department of Science and Technology (2007) South African Innovation Survey 2005: Highlights. Pretoria.         [ Links ]

5. Gaude M. (2007). Eurostat - From the CIS3 to the CIS 2008. Keynote paper presented at the 32nd CEIES seminar (Innovation Indicators-More than technology), Aarhus, Denmark, 5-6 February 2007.         [ Links ]

6. Oerlemans L.A.G., Pretorius TP, Buys A. and Rooks G. (2004). Industrial innovation in South Africa, 1998-2000. University of Pretoria, Pretoria.         [ Links ]

7. Rooks G., Oerlemans L., Buys A., and Pretorius T (2005). Industrial innovation in South Africa: a comparative study. S. Afr. J. Sci. 101, 149-150.         [ Links ]

8. European Commission (2004). Innovation in Europe: Results for the EU, Iceland and Norway. Data 1998-2001. Panorama of the European Union, 2004 Edition. Theme 9: Science and Technology, Eurostat.         [ Links ]

9. Department of Science and Technology (2006). National Survey of Research and Experimental Development (R&D): 2004/05 Fiscal Year. Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators, Human Sciences Research Council, Cape Town.         [ Links ]

10. Republic of South Africa. Revenue Laws Amendment Act, Act No. 20, 2006.         [ Links ]

11. Eurostat (2007). Community Innovation Statistics: weak link between enterprises and public research institutes/universities. Statistics in Focus: Science and Technology 81/2007.         [ Links ]

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