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University of Pretoria opens Engineering 4.0 campus

Africa’s first Engineering 4.0 facility will focus on research projects conducted on South Africa’s smart transport, smart cities and smart infrastructure.


Online portal opens access to local mining supply chain

The TARA online portal aims to showcase the technologies and equipment offered by local original equipment manufacturers.

Oct 12, 2020

CSIR revamps AwezaMed app for COVID-19 patients

The updated app aims to bridge communication barriers for healthcare workers and patients in the COVID-19 triage and screening process.


CSIR celebrates 75 years, creates new strategic direction

As it marks 75 years of innovation this week, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research sharpens its focus with a new strategy.

Sep 23, 2020

Surviving load-shedding and lockdown

There are several types of alternative energy solutions that businesses can consider for their backup energy requirements.

Aug 11, 2020

Leverage Internet, 4IR for tomorrow’s job market, says CSIR

CSIR researchers Dr Thulani Dlamini and Dr Albert Lysko urge government to accelerate Internet adoption and the fourth industrial revolution.


CSIR, DBSA to promote tech-fuelled economic development

The organisations join forces to develop technologies and infrastructure to support socio-economic development in SA and Southern Africa.


CSIR, TIA in television white space collaboration

The partnership allows SMMEs to deploy television white space networks through the CSIR’s spectrum management platform.


CSIR, YES partner to upskill youth

The organisations join forces to equip young South Africans with the critical ICT skills needed for a digital future.

Apr 2, 2020

SA makes headway with COVID-19 track and trace system

Telkom partners with the CSIR and Institute of Communicable Diseases to develop a coronavirus track and trace system.

Mar 30, 2020

SA COVID-19 research data platform in the works

The health department and CSIR join forces to develop SA’s own data hub dedicated to monitoring the spread of coronavirus.


Government mulls tech to speed-up issuing of title deeds

Government considers partnerships with the banking sector and CSIR, amid challenges in fast-tracking title deeds.

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