Think tank

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research ‒ CSIR

Pretoria, South Africa

The objectives of the CSIR are, through directed and particularly multi-disciplinary research and technological innovation, to foster, in the national interest and in fields which in its opinion should receive preference, industrial and scientific development, either by itself or in co-operation with principals from the private or public sectors, and thereby to contribute to the improvement of the quality of life of the people of the Republic, and to perform any other functions that may be assigned to the CSIR by or under this Act.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.csir.co.za/csir-brief

Address:
PO Box 395,Pretoria-South Africa

Country:
South Africa

Sub-region:
Southern Africa

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
South Africa
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Government
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1945
Age (years)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
76 
South Africa average
 30
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2020): Dr Thulani Dlamini CEO
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Dr Thulani Dlamini CEO
Leader gender: Male

Social

Likes (2019)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 21,922
South Africa average
 10,845
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 19,600
South Africa average
 10,843
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 1,810
South Africa average
 934
Global average
 5,924
Followers (2019)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 2,793
South Africa average
 5,477
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 76,588
South Africa average
 16,711
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 02/03/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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