The CSIR's 70 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 and Aerosud Innovation Centre, an aeronautical engineering and manufacturing company, have developed an advanced 3D printer for metal components as part of project Aeroswift.
The CSIR together with the Medical Research Council, have developed and tested a low-cost Doppler ultrasound device that aims to place Doppler technology at the primary healthcare level.
Acid mine drainage (AMD) is one of the biggest threats to water resources, human health and the environment in South Africa.
The CSIR has developed a cost-effective platform to inspect and monitor horticultural crops on local farms. This automated, intelligent robotic system has significant potential to improve the moni
CSIR researchers combined two sets of land-cover data to create the first high-resolution, locally calibrated national map of woody cover for South Africa.
South Africa is among the driest countries in the world, with an average annual rainfall of approximately 490 mm, of which only approximately 10% end up in the country’s rivers.