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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With more computational resources at the disposal of researchers, multi-physics simulations are becoming a reality.
The CSIR has developed a green economy project design and implementation framework for the agricultural sector.
The CSIR has developed a train energy optimisation model with the aim of incorporating it into a real-time driver assist programme.
The CSIR has developed a ‘movable type’ high-throughput microarray printing technology that can compress several individual RNA-interference (RNAi) experiments onto a single glass slide.
A CSIR developed lateral flow device that rapidly detects Escherichia coli (E. coli), has been successfully tested in the field at the Tshwane (Daspoort) Waste Water Treatment Works.
The CSIR’s technology platform for adsorbent technologies focuses on the development of low-cost polymer-based adsorbents for the removal of toxic pollutants such as heavy metals, anions and organi
The CSIR, in collaboration with Cape Aerospace Technologies and Stellenbosch University, is working on a 200 N (Newton) micro gas turbine engine for the hobby market, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs