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
 34
Financials
2020
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 $193,000
South Africa average
 $19,261,389
Global average
 $199,879,694
2019
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 $180,000

Social

Likes (2022)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 26,227
South Africa average
 16,569
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 24,672
Likes (2019)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 21,922
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 25,697
South Africa average
 19,759
Global average
 19,207
Followers (2021)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 23,244
Followers (2019)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 19,600
Subscribers (2022)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 2,950
South Africa average
 3,135
Global average
 5,604
Subscribers (2021)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 2,480
Subscribers (2019)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 1,810
Followers (2022)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 4,373
South Africa average
 7,244
Global average
 14,632
Followers (2021)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 3,789
Followers (2019)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 2,793
Followers (2022)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 134,583
South Africa average
 32,492
Global average
 16,334
Followers (2019)
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
 76,588

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
Have we got something wrong? Contact us to update this record. There is more information in the database, you can download it here.