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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In an effort to improve the survival rate of cancer patients, the CSIR has teamed up with the University of Cape Town (UCT) to understand the genetic mutations that characterise some cancers, and u
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
The CSIR has been contracted by the Department of Science and Technology to develop an online urban development knowledge platform.
Working with the top 100 Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed companies, this research was able to establish seven critical principles that build stronger and more resilient businesses in the face of
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
The CSIR signed an agreement with Afriplex, a South African manufacturer of herbal, nutraceutical and healthcare products, to carry out biological evaluation studies on herbal extracts that may be