VUT is a member of the RIMS Consortium, a web-based system initiated by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and hosted by the NRF. The purpose of RIMS is to provide a common application platform to support research processes. In the Research Directorate the RIMS section is tasked with keeping up-to-date records, assisting the Publications section with the capturing of publications output, and assisting the Grants section with research proposal development and proposal tracking.

RIMS Coordinator: Ms Dorcas Searabo Kgekoane