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 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
CSIR researchers combined two sets of land-cover data to create the first high-resolution, locally calibrated national map of woody cover for South Africa.
South Africa is among the driest countries in the world, with an average annual rainfall of approximately 490 mm, of which only approximately 10% end up in the country’s rivers.
The CSIR has developed and is implementing a programme to strengthen the national capability in data visualisation and analytics.
The CSIR is helping local industry improve its competitiveness by providing access to specialised facilities and skills as part of the Industry Innovation Partnership Fund, supported by the Departm
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.
Modern healthcare systems are dependent on reliable electronic systems to keep patient records, facilitate fast clinical decision-making and ensure efficient communication between healthcare profes
Since 2004, CSIR engineers, flight test personnel from the South African Air Force (SAAF) and experts from the Gripen Flight Test Centre (GFTC), have been instrumental in creating a knowledge base
The CSIR has overcome significant technical challenges to produce titanium metal powder for various applications at its semi-batch pilot processing plant.
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.