South Africa's Science and Technology Office in Tokyo, Japan

We are catalysis of science and technology (S&T) cooperation between Japan and South Africa, including university academic agreement, joint research promotion for Japan's and South Africa's research organisations, and skills and knowledge development with industry.

Recent Events

  • Ambassador Sisulu visited to Tohoku University. read more...
  • National Institute for Theoretical Physics (NITheP) visit to Japan. read more...
  • The Science and Technology office participated in this year's Study Abroad Fair organised by Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO). read more...
  • A delegation from South Africa is in Japan for Earth Observation training from 12 June to 09 July. read more...
  • A research and development unit of “Establishment of an Early-warning System for Infectious Diseases in Southern African Incorporating Climate Prediction (IDEWS)” paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Beryl Sisulu on 20 May 2016. read more...

Up Coming

  • The Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) Summit will take place during 27-28 August in Nairobi, Kenya. For more information, please visit to the TICAD VI website.
  • International Conferences on Research Infrastructures will take place from 3 to 5 October in Cape Town. The conferences will be co-organised by the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the European Commission. For more information, pleasse visit to the ICRI 2016 website.
  • The South Africa Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) is participating to Science Agora 2016, 03-06 Nov in Tokyo. For more information about Science Agora, please visit to the official website.
  • Science Forum: South Africa 2016, Call for thematic session proposals open. For more information, please visit to the SFSA website
    The 2016 Forum will have a specific focus on the social sciences and humanities, as well as the role of science in Africa's development. The SFSA2016 programme will be structured according to a number of indicative thematic tracks. These are:
    • Shaping humanity
    • Preparing people for the knowledge economy
    • Open science and open innovation for Africa's development
    • Science transforming society
    • A better world
    • Innovation shaping the industry of tomorrow

    The Science Forum South Africa 2016 will take place during 8-9 December at the CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa.



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