The South African manufacturing sector is in a de-industrialisation phase with the sector’s contribution to gross domestic product dropping from 24% in the early 1980s to 13.7% in 2015.
The CSIR Implementation Unit supports government and industry by taking many of the technologies and processes developed in the CSIR (and elsewhere) to create impact in the broader South Africa.
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) uses science, engineering and technology to contribute to the development and maintenance of South Africa’s built environment, including ec
The ever-increasing complexity of engineered and natural systems that have become part of our lives requires a multidisciplinary approach in which computational science is key for:
The CSIR recognises that a sovereign military research and development, test and evaluation, and training capability is essential for developing strategically independent capabilities and local ind
The CSIR addresses pressing environmental and natural resource issues at local and national scales and beyond, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, ocean acidification, invasive alien species