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Technology and Human Resources for Industry Programme (THRIP)

THRIP is a partnership programme funded by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) and managed by the National Research Foundation (NRF). On a cost-sharing basis with industry, THRIP supports science, engineering and technology research collaborations focused on addressing the technology needs of participating firms and encouraging the development and mobility of research personnel and students among participating organisations.  

Find out more about the programme from the National Research Foundation and Department of Trade, Industry and Competition.

Contact details


the dtic Customer Contact Centre
Tel: 0861 843 384

Tel: 012 481 4000