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 together with the Medical Research Council, have developed and tested a low-cost Doppler ultrasound device that aims to place Doppler technology at the primary healthcare level.
The CSIR is leading a project to support the development and integration of renewable energy resources in power systems in the Southern African Development Community region.
Acid mine drainage (AMD) is one of the biggest threats to water resources, human health and the environment in South Africa.
The CSIR has developed a cost-effective platform to inspect and monitor horticultural crops on local farms. This automated, intelligent robotic system has significant potential to improve the moni
The CSIR has developed and is implementing a programme to strengthen the national capability in data visualisation and analytics.
The potential to produce electricity from wind turbines in South Africa is significantly greater and more widely spread than initially thought.
The CSIR has developed a platform that allows entrepreneurs to operate their own television stations over the mobile Internet. The platform is made up of two main components.
The CSIR is working closely with the City of Johannesburg in establishing low-carbon development zones with waste to energy and renewable-energy powered mass transport systems.