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
 77
South Africa average
 27
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Dr Thulani Dlamini, CEO
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Dr Thulani Dlamini CEO
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Dr Thulani Dlamini CEO
Leader gender: Male

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 300
South Africa average
 160
Global average
 33
Financials
2020
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 $193,000
South Africa average
 $20,274,644
Global average
 $213,389,167
2019
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 $180,000

Social

Likes (2021)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 24,672
South Africa average
 15,732
Global average
 31,361
Likes (2019)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 21,922
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 23,244
South Africa average
 19,242
Global average
 18,412
Followers (2019)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 19,600
Subscribers (2021)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 2,480
South Africa average
 2,806
Global average
 5,246
Subscribers (2019)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 1,810
Followers (2021)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 3,789
South Africa average
 9,421
Global average
 14,023
Followers (2019)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 2,793
Followers (2019)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 76,588
South Africa average
 17,729
Global average
 6,394

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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