- Department of Science and Technology and Nokia – South Africa
South Africa's Department of Science and Technology and Nokia are to partner on a number of information and communication technology projects, ranging from educational services on mobile devices to rural broadband access and support for the country's Square Kilometre Array bid. A recently signed memorandum of understanding between the department and the global mobile giant establishes a framework on which potential areas of collaboration can be developed, funded and implemented. In addition to stimulating entrepreneurial activity and high technological innovation, the collaboration intends to stimulate the interest of South African learners, cultivating the scientists and engineers of tomorrow.