is a national facility that is geographically spread across the country and was established at Mintek in 2007 by the Department of Science and Technology. The Mintek NIC activities are aimed at addressing national priorities highlighted by both the national nanotechnology strategy and national research and development (R&D) strategy.
Welcome to the 8th International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Africa!
19 - 22 April 2020
Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
Each month, our internal "journalist", Sinazo Cobongela, interviews a member of the NIC staff, a resident NIC student and gets comments from our students at the three nodes.
This month, she interviewed the Head of the DST/Mintek NIC, Dr. Lucky Sikhwivhilu and our sensors intern, Ms. Ntsako Chauke who has sinced moved on.