Renewable energy contributed 10% to SA’s grid in 2020
The country has been gradually adding renewable energy to the grid, increasing installed capacity from 467MW in 2013 to 5 027MW in 2020, says the CSIR.
CSIR, Siemens unlock digital skills for college students
The organisations sign a memorandum of understanding to provide higher learning institutions with critical digital skills.
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.
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.
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.
University of Pretoria, CSIR to accelerate smart cities initiatives
The partnership agreement will see the CSIR and University of Pretoria work on the development of SA’s smart transport and smart cities projects.
Wind sector targets R400bn post-COVID-19 economic recovery
The sector estimates the wind sector alone will invest between R300 billion and R400 billion and create 25 000 jobs in South Africa by 2030.
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.