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Eskom and the CSIR sign a new strategic partnership agreement

Eskom and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) yesterday signed a partnership which seeks to synergise the research capabilities of two state-owned organisations in support of Eskom’s strategic and operational needs. The overall accountability to manage the agreement will reside within Eskom’s Research, Testing and Development business unit.

CSIR partners with SANBI on Freshwater and Estuarine Components of 3rd NBA

This collaboration correlates strongly with the celebration of the International Day for Biological Diversity, where the focus is placed on ‘mainstreaming biodiversity, sustaining people and their livelihoods’.

Minister Naledi Pandor launches the Biomanufacturing Industry Development Centre at the CSIR

The Bio-Manufacturing Industry Development Centre (BIDC) is a first of its kind in South Africa and it aims to support small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) involved in bio-manufacturing. Minister Naledi Pandor's speech. [PDF]

International numerical experts converged at the CSIR for climate change meeting

Thirty of the world’s leading atmospheric mode lling experts, from 15 of the largest climate modelling institutions globally, met at the CSIR to discuss new developments and improvements in the area of atmospheric modelling in the past year.

Gauteng government reaches out to CSIR for possible future collaboration

"We are here to learn about the CSIR's capabilities in research, development and innovation (RD&I) in areas such as information communications technology and renewable energy," said Premier Makhura.

South Africa's coal mines to process low-grade coal to produce quality products

South Africa’s best-quality coal, located in the central Highveld basin, is depleting and alternative sources of coal need to be developed to supply the country with coal in the future. Read more...

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