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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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.
Water Source Areas (WSAs) have historically been defined using the criterion of the production of relatively large volumes of runoff which sustain lowland areas downstream.
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.
The CSIR has developed a platform that allows entrepreneurs to operate their own television stations over the mobile Internet. The platform is made up of two main components.
Modern healthcare systems are dependent on reliable electronic systems to keep patient records, facilitate fast clinical decision-making and ensure efficient communication between healthcare profes
The 7th of June 2017 will be remembered as the worst wildfire disaster in South Africa’s history, causing financial losses of at least R3 billion.