STI policy concerns standard questions about the governance of science in a country, the vertical and horizontal co-ordination of policies and strategies related to science, technology and innovation, the design, implementation and analysis of policies (also at the sectoral level), shifts in STI policy thinking and recent trends (around Frontier Research, Grand Challenges, mission-oriented innovation, transformative innovation, etc.). STI policy is also concerned with the role of funding of R&D and innovation and the balance between different sources of funding.
SciSTIP is a DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Scientometrics and Science, Technology and Innovation Policy. SciSTIP is hosted by Stellenbosch University at its Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology (CREST).
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