Our vision, mission and values

CSIR vision

We are accelerators of socio-economic prosperity in South Africa through leading innovation

CSIR mission

Collaboratively innovating and localising technologies while providing knowledge solutions for the inclusive and sustainable advancement of industry and society

CSIR values

Our beliefs, principles and the impact we wish to make to improve the quality of life of South Africans are EPIC. Team CSIR pursues Excellence, celebrates People, personifies Integrity, and welcomes Collaboration.