The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research is South Africa’s central and premier scientific research and development organisation. It was established by an act of parliament in 1945 and is situated on its own campus in the city of Pretoria.
CEO: Thulani Dlamini (Feb 2017–)
Founder: Basil Schonland
Headquarters location: PretoriaType of business: Research and development organisation
Subsidiaries: Technifin Pty Ltd, Mbuyu Biotech Ltd.