Welcome to National Science and Technology Council

The National Science and Technology Council is a statutory body through which the Government of the republic of Zambia directs policy on the development and application of science and technology in the country. It was established by the Science and Technology Act No. 26 of 1997.

Science and Technology in Zambia is guided by the National Policy on Science & Technology.

The broad objective of NSTC, as stipulated in the S&T Act No. 26 of 1997 is to promote science and technology so as to improve the quality of life in Zambia.

UPCOMING EVENT: Forum on Research and Innovation Management

The National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) in collaboration with the Southern Africa Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) have organised a Forum on Research and Innovation management on 16th and 17th March, 2017.
This Forum will target research and innovation(R&I) managers and senior academics at universities and other research institutions in the country. The Forum programme will cover the local context of R&I, challenges of research management as well as current trends in the research environment. In addition topics dealing with research policy and strategy development and facilitating research, including human resource development, research funding, processes and procedures and developing a research culture will be covered.

For any information or inquiries contact NSTC on +260 211 255854 or email fzulu@nstc.org.zm