The CSIR's 76 year-plus track record is one of many technological innovations and successful interventions. All of these breakthroughs and highlights first started as a project or part of a project in one of our laboratories or research groups. Read more about ongoing or recently completed CSIR projects.
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The CSIR has developed a mobile application (app) to streamline and digitise the reporting of road infrastructure maintenance issues such as potholes and traffic signal failures in Gauteng.
The CSIR and Much Asphalt Pty Ltd used locally available micro-fillers and recycled tyres to pave a 200-m long section of road as part of a controlled trial in Roodepoort, Gauteng.
The CSIR has completed the physical modelling studies of a proposed new tidal pool in Port St Johns, in the Eastern Cape, for the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries.
A five-year project for a decision-support system provided to the Transnet National Port Authority for all eight national ports in South Africa: Durban, East London, Mossel Bay, Ngqura, Port Elizab
The Malawi Roads Authority appointed the CSIR to conduct an independent investigation into the causes of premature road surface disintegration on the M1 road between Karonga and Songwe.
The CSIR has partnered with the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport to implement a knowledge transfer and skills development programme for young people.