KfW Development Bank, on behalf of the German government, has launched a concessional financing initiative seeking to catalyse the development of a green hydrogen economy in South Africa. A Request for Information (RFI) has been launched to facilitate an open, participatory process to obtain information from companies and consortia that would be interested in presenting green hydrogen project proposals.
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The CSIR in partnership with the United Nations (UN) Women South Africa Multi-Country Office (SAMCO), is involved in an initiative to develop, strengthen and build the capacity of Women Business Enterprises (WBEs), which are led or owned by women, to participate in the agriculture and agro-processing, and construction sectors.
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Under a unique tripartite partnership NEPAD, CSIR and Stellenbosch University will upscale and commercialise home-grown innovations on the continent. Join us on 22 June 2021 for the launch of the AUDA-NEPAD Centre of Excellence in Science, Technology and Innovation.
Renowned CSIR principal researcher Prof. Linda Godfrey, has been appointed on the advisory panel of two international councils on waste, namely; Women of Waste (WOW!) Task Force and The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (Alliance).
Prof. Godfrey has extensive experience in waste and the circular economy in a developing country context, and is currently the Manager of the Waste RDI Roadmap Implementation Unit.
Over a decade of hard work has finally paid off as the CSIR completed qualification of its Secondary Geo-Location Spectrum Database (S-GLSD), and can now commercially provide services to network operators in South Africa.
Read the latest edition of the CSIR's magazine, ScienceScope. This edition highlights some key issues of significance as the country starts to implement its fourth industrial revolution strategy. It also features CSIR people, research and development, as well as infrastructure.