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 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.
A ground-breaking study by the CSIR and the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) will see the irradiation pre-treatment of dissolving wood pulp reduce the amount of chemical reagents used in the visc
The CSIR, in collaboration with several partner institutions, have screened vast libraries of synthetic compounds that might be used in a new generation of antimalarial drugs that will disrupt the
Scientists at the CSIR, in collaboration with colleagues at Institut Pasteur, University College London, Necker Hospital and the Université Paris-Descartes, have identified the first visual proof o
The CSIR has developed a visual surveying platform (VSP) to assist road engineers and municipalities with the maintenance of road infrastructure by collecting and analysing road data in order to de
The potential to produce electricity from wind turbines in South Africa is significantly greater and more widely spread than initially thought.