Welcome to NCST

Our core mission is to provide strategic advices and recommendations to the Government on all matters relating to policies, legislation and regulation in the fields of science, technology, research and innovation and monitor the implementation of such policies and legislation.We also serve as science and technology think-tank for the Government in the setting of priorities for national science and technology innovation, research and development agenda.

We hope that, through this online channel, you will be able to learn about our Institution, who we are, what we are doing, and, hopefully, at which extend we can serve you or work with you as our potential partner

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The Council

The law n° 40/2017 of 21/08/2017 establishing the National Council of Science and Technology (NCST) and determining its mission, organization and functioning state that NCST is composed of the following management organs: 

  1. the Council; 
  2. the Executive Secretariat;

The Council has the following responsibilties:

  1. to establish the guidelines of NCST;
  2. to provide advice that enables NCST to fulfil its mission;
  3. to determine the categories of activities to be given priority in the use of science and technology;

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Results Framework for Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Research Grant Quarterly Report.

The Government of Rwanda is committed to support funding to develop Research and Experimental Development (R&D) and Innovation through National Research and Innovation Fund (NRIF) to transform the socio-economic landscape of the country.

The NRIF implementation for each project emphasises robust “Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)” that is result-based management, and focuses on tracking results and how the research grant project feed into the achievement of overall project goals. The progress report includes information on key achievements, challenges, lessons learnt and guide way forward for future project fund disbursement.Each project report is expected to be submitted not later than 15 days after 3-months/ Quarterly Period. Reporting will be specified for each Grant based on initial disbursement of funds.

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Invitation to the Validation Workshop

The National Council for Science and Technology (NCST) Management would like to invite its esteemed partners to the Virtual Workshop to validate results of the state of science and technology and innovation (STI) in Rwanda Schedules, to take place on August 10th 2021from 9:00 to 11:00 AM.

The objective of the validation workshop is to deliberate on the findings of the report of the STI status in Rwanda. In Particular, the workshop aims at presenting the objectives, methodology and findings of the survey; to obtain comments from participants; and to formulare relevant recommendations.

 

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RESEARCH AND INNOVATION GRANT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (RIGMS)

The National Council for Science and Technology (NCST) has mandate to manage the National Research and Innovation Fund (NRIF) and monitor all matters regarding research and innovation funding in Rwanda. In order to effectively achieve this particular mandate, and efficiently manage research grant funding, to enhance research data collection, Research and Innovation Grant Management System (RIGMS) has been developed.

The system is expected to assist in efficient and effective management of research and innovation grants supported by NRIF program, through provision of an online platform to the eligible researchers to apply for research grants as well as research permits.

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About NCST

Our core mission is to provide strategic advices and recommendations to the Government on all matters relating to policies, legislation and regulation in the fields of science, technology, research and innovation and monitor the implementation of such policies and legislation. It also mandated to mobilise the National Research and Innovation Fund to facilitate Researchers and Innovators

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National Council for Science and Technology (NCST)
13th Floor, Grand Pension Plaza
KN 2 Avenue, Nyarugenge - Kigali - Rwanda
P.O. Box 2285 Kigali
Phone: +250781030798

info@ncst.gov.rw

http://www.ncst.gov.rw