Scientific Infrastructure Search
The CSIR is equipped for world-class innovation. The organisation recognises that scientific infrastructure is key in scientific discovery and producing solutions for industry and society. Scientific infrastructure includes laboratories, testing facilities, scientific instruments and equipment, clean rooms and pilot plants needed for research and technological innovation.
Collaboration between the research sector, industry and government results in the shared use of the infrastructure and helps build bridges that benefit the country.
The CSIR Biosafety level three (BSL-3) laboratory is a state-of-the-art facility which enables scientists to conduct research and proof-of-concept studies in developing new diagnostics or therapeutics in HIV/Aids, tuberculosis and other infectious diseases. The facility, also known as the high-containment facility, is a controlled-access laboratory required for all experiments involving hazard group three pathogens (P3) of high potential risk to laboratory personnel and the environment.