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Date: 
Friday, March 5, 2021

The CSIR, South Africa's central and premier scientific research and development organisation, was created by the government with a very clear mandate — to foster scientific and industrial progress via research, development and innovation. As CEO of the CSIR, Dr. Thulani Dlamini is at the helm of an organisation expected to perform directed research and technological innovation that creates a clear and tangible impact. Read more...

Issued by: CIO Africa

Date: 
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 to Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Media advisory

South Africa’s Photonics Prototyping Facility (PPF) which is aimed at bolstering the country’s photonics industry, will be launched at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIR) Pretoria campus on Friday, 5 March 2021.

Date: 
Monday, February 8, 2021

Media advisory

Members of the media are invited to a media briefing to unpack 5th generation (5G) technology standards and opportunities for industrialisation, as well as growing concerns raised by social media regarding 5G and human health. The virtual media briefing is scheduled to take place on Monday, 8 February 2021.

Date: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021

The CSIR assisted six Traditional Health Practitioners (THPs) in developing safe and standardised traditional medicines for commercialisation in a project funded by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI).

Date: 
Friday, January 29, 2021

It is our view that there is ‘a false sense of online privacy’ when users opt-in to provide their personal information in order to use free online services, which indicates a lack of online privacy understanding and awareness. As the common saying goes, "If you're not paying for something, you're not the customer; you're the product being sold".

Date: 
Monday, January 25, 2021 to Friday, January 29, 2021

The objective of this invitation process is to collect information to enable the CSIR to evaluate and identify suitably experienced, highly qualified, and a financially sustainable supplier within the manufacturing industry or related sector with a commitment to continue with the production of these products on terms and conditions acceptable to the CSIR. Download document here...

Date: 
Monday, January 18, 2021 to Friday, February 5, 2021

The CSIR Biorefinery Industry Development Facility invites SMMEs, black industrialists, municipalities, HEIs and RTOs to participate in the expression of interest: ACCELERATED IMPLEMENTATION OF BIOREFINERY TECHNOLOGIES.

Call closes Friday, 5 February 2021

Date: 
Thursday, January 7, 2021 to Monday, February 1, 2021

The CSIR’s Biomanufacturing Industry Development Centre (BIDC) invites Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises (SMMEs) to submit an expression of interest for product and process development support.
Closing date: Monday, 1 February 2021

Download document here for more information.