The CSIR's 70 year-plus track record is one of many technological innovations and successful interventions. All of these breakthroughs and highlights first started as a project or part of a project in one of our laboratories or research groups. Read more about ongoing or recently completed CSIR projects.
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CSIR researchers are converting fly ash, a by-product of the South African pulp and paper industry, into heat-resistant geo-polymers that can be used in the protection of metal surfaces against hig
CSIR researchers are investigating the development of a system that can be used to determine or verify the identities of people from infancy to adulthood using biometrics that were captured at birt
Mill sludge, a by-product of the pulp and paper industry, is traditionally landfilled, incinerated or land spread.
Researchers in South Africa and their counterparts in Argentina are studying the links between human-induced pollution, the interaction of river streams and landscapes, and specific groups of organ