EFP Brief No. 63: South African Benchmark 2020

The overall goal of this foresight study is the identification of global technological trends, which will influence the competitiveness and future development of South African industries over the next 15 years. The study specifically focuses on innovation areas that hold the potential to reduce industrial dependency on foreign technology. Broad-based recommendations are formulated, intending to support the formulation of policies, strategies and programmes aimed at growing South Africa’s technology and innovation base.

EFMN Brief No. 63 – South African Benchmark 2020

Tags: artificial intelligence, automotive, chemicals, cultural heritage, electronics, environmental technologies, financial services, fuel cell, manufacturing, medicine, polymers, robotics, sensors, services, software, sustainability, textiles, tourism, waste, water, youth

Categories: brief, Energy, Environment (including climate change), Food, agriculture and fisheries, biotechnology, Geography, Health, Information and communication technologies (ICT), Nanosciences, nanotechnology, materials, new production technologies, National, Socio-economic sciences and the humanities, South Africa, Themes, Time Horizon, until 2020

Author : Sylvie Rijkers-Defrasne