The CSIR has developed software to help the publishing industry serve a market that was often overlooked in the past.
The CSIR’s VeristicPrint biometric technology is an end-to-end biometric system that uses digital imaging devices such as smart phones, webcams and digital cameras to create fingerprint scanners.
The CSIR has developed technology to provide small, medium, and large enterprises with software that detects network invasion at an early stage, to avoid disclosure of sensitive information and eventual loss of revenue.
Global trends have shown that cybercriminals typically attack government and private institutions with the goal of acquiring data, primarily targeting personal data and intellectual property. Experts say preventing such leaks has become the priority for institutions locally and internationally.
The CSIR has developed a web services platform for collaboration and information sharing within and across organisational boundaries during operations.
The Cmore platform incorporates information from various sources into a consolidated view that provides users with in-time shared situation awareness. It is a secure, private cloud-based platform with both mobile and web-based applications which are used to view and contribute information to the platform.
The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, is pleased to announce that the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has authorised local biotechnology company CapeBio to manufacture rapid COVID19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test kits.
The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) and its implementing partner, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), would like to request Expressions of Interest (EoI’s) from Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs). EoI’s will be accepted from the following participants:
The CSIR hereby invites suitable partners, collaborators, or potential investors for the required services in the following categories:
In celebration of Women’s Day on 9 August 2021, this edition of ScienceScope focuses on CSIR women. Some of the women featured are involved in Covid-19-related research, while others are working, alongside their colleagues – the men and women of the CSIR – to continue with work that will help make South Africa more competitive, despite a world pandemic.
Human nutrition, food security and health and how these can be achieved with the help of science and technology, particularly emerging technologies, will be the subject of discussion on Friday, 6 August 2021, when the CSIR hosts a virtual webinar, as part of National Science Week (NSW) celebrations.
You are invited to join three CSIR experts in this area, Dr Nomusa Dlamini, Dr Blessed Okole and Dr Laven Naidoo, as they chat about: