Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Speculation linking 5G mobile telephony and data networks to a range of health threats, has been rife. Some claims even go to the extent of attributing the current COVID-19 pandemic to the initial rollouts of 5G networks. Unfortunately, a lot of opinions aired do not come with a high degree of credibility and amount to no more than flights of fancy. Some of them even claim that there is no virus and that all the health effects are caused by 5G. Read more...

Friday, May 15, 2020

Media statement

The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) and the CSIR are strengthening their partnership through formalised technical cooperation to accelerate technology development in Africa.

The renewed cooperation covers the conduct of applied research, development and innovation (RDI) with a strong focus on localised transformative technologies and accelerating their deployment for socioeconomic transformation.

Monday, May 11, 2020

Around the world, the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic is raising many questions among the public, as well as in the water supply and wastewater sector. This information sheet aims to provide the general public, and water and wastewater service providers, with answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

Friday, April 24, 2020

As part of its commitment to the inclusive advancement of society through youth empowerment in South Africa, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has entered into a partnership with the Youth Employment Service (YES) to prepare young people for employment by providing them with technical skills and relevant work opportunities.

The CSIR and YES recently signed a Sponsored Host Placement Agreement that would see them working closely together in addressing the pressing issue of equipping South African youth with skills that will prepare them for the workplace.

Thursday, April 9, 2020

President Cyril Ramaphosa visited the COVID-19 Information Centre, a data centre set up to monitor and track the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. Read more...

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

AISI (Aerospace Industry Support Initiative) calls for Expression of Interest for Identifying Advanced Manufacturing Aerospace Integrators or Sub-Systems Suppliers and SMMEs to participate in the AISI Technology Based Supplier Development Programme.

Depending on the size and status of your company, either the Integrators or Sub-Systems Suppliers template, or the SMME template must be completed please. Read more...

Closing Date: 6 May 2020 at 16:00

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, only electronic copy submissions will be accepted.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Dear valued CSIR stakeholder,

We regret to inform you that the CSIR strategy launch and brand unveiling event which was scheduled for Friday, 20 March 2020 has been cancelled.

The cancellation of the event is a result of precautionary measures that the CSIR is implementing in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak and its escalation in South Africa in the past week.

On behalf of the CSIR, I would like to apologise for the inconvenience caused by this cancellation. Unfortunately, this situation is entirely beyond our control.