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Date: 
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...

Date: 
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.

Date: 
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.

Date: 
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Media advisory

Members of the media are invited to a seminar on smart cities, scheduled to take place in Pretoria on Tuesday, 17 March 2020. A range of experts will gather to discuss how South African local government should respond to the challenge of building smart cities in the country.

Date: 
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 to Thursday, April 30, 2020

The maritime industry has the potential to make a significant contribution to poverty reduction and human welfare, as well as provide economic opportunities to benefit South Africans. This is taking into consideration that South Africa has more ocean space, including its exclusive economic zone, than land area.

To realise the sustainable industrialisation of the oceans to the benefit of all, the CSIR is seeking partners to fund a South African Maritime Industry Baseline Study. This foundational study is critical to South Africa’s participation in the global maritime arena. Read more...

Date: 
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 to Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The BIDC is a CSIR initiative, in partnership with the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and BioPark @ Gauteng (The Innovation Hub) would like to support Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises (SMMEs) in the bio-manufacturing sector, with the aim of creating or expanding bio-manufacturing activity and associated job creation. CSIR and BioPark will partner to deliver a full package to SMMEs, as part of the mentorship programme.

Download the EoI form here.

Date: 
Monday, March 9, 2020

The 24th edition of South Africa’s National Science Festival will be celebrated from 15-21 April 2020 in Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown), Eastern Cape.