Research, Innovation and Science

Commissioner delivers closing remarks at the Young South African & European Researchers Workshop

"I would like to pay particular tribute to the important work of the South African Network of National Contact Points, in marketing South Africa as a research partner of choice across EU Member States."



Cape Town, 5 November 2012


Minister Hanekom, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen,

Let me first of all thank Minister Hanekom, and our South African hosts, for all their help in organising our visit to South Africa and for organising a number of important events during my stay, including this workshop of young South African and European scientists..