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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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
The CSIR is developing adaptation guidelines for various types of human settlements in South Africa that are at risk because of climate change.
The CSIR has developed a notification system that combines near real-time data sets on climate, weather and ocean currents and waves to create detailed nine-hour forecasts.