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Date: 
Thursday, September 17, 2020

CSIR experts, Dr Albert Lysko and Prof Luzango Mfupe recently participated in a South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) webinar to discuss the organisation’s research and innovation in Television Whitespaces (TVWS). The webinar, based on an article published in the SAIEE official magazine Watt Now was co-authored by CSIR Next Gen Enterprises and Institutions experts including Executive Manager Prof Fulufhelo Nelwamondo. 

Date: 
Monday, August 31, 2020

Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) together with the CSIR have collaborated in presenting the Online Course in Architectural and Engineering Approaches to Infection Control.

Date: 
Thursday, August 27, 2020

The Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to enter the 2020 Student Cluster Competition. The CHPC Student Cluster Competition gives undergraduate students at South African universities exposure to the High Performance Computing industry.

Date: 
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

In celebration of National Women’s Day this year, the South African National Blockchain Alliance (SANBA) is subsidising two of the country’s up-and-coming female blockchain entrepreneurs to enable them to attend the European Blockchain Convention.

Date: 
Monday, August 3, 2020

This survey is to gather information on interest from small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs), industries, private companies and higher education institutions (HEI’s) for use of the CSIR Fiber Processing and Development Facility (FPDF) in Port Elizabeth which provides access to fibre processing and conversion, testing and customized product development for technical textile and composite applications.

Date: 
Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Tuesday, 28 July 2020 (Geneva) The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and international science partners will be hosting a virtual global symposium from 4 to 6 August 2020 to review the relationship between weather, climate, and environmental factors and the spread of COVID-19.

Date: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

South Africa is on track to manufacture its own Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) sample purification kits in large quantities within six months, creating a steady local supply that will speed up testing and reduce the country’s reliance on international suppliers amid intense global demand.

Date: 
Monday, July 27, 2020

The CSIR can make enough enzyme for one billion chemical reactions that can be applied in COVID-19 testing, and researchers hope to begin supplying reagents for a faster, one-step test by the end of the year.

Date: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Joint: Media Release

The University of Pretoria (UP) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), an entity of the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) have signed a  Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) on 22 July 2020, to collaborate in the area of smart transport, cities and environments.