Helping small businesses make big impacts
With a little help from us, Australian small and medium businesses are partnering with universities to achieve big research and development outcomes.
Australian-first nappy recycling trial
We’re partnering with Kimberly Clark Australia on the Nappy Loop Project to deliver a solution for Australia to help reduce waste in the nappy industry.
How to manage soft plastic recycling
Soft plastics are one of the most difficult materials to recycle. We’re working on solutions to help generate pathways for soft plastics recycling in Australia.
Advanced recycling: turning plastic waste into resources
Advanced recycling technologies could turn problematic plastic waste destined for landfill into valuable resources.
Smooth sailing: fire-resistant cladding for ships, ahoy!
We helped a Tasmanian-based manufacturer create a new and improved fire-resistant cladding for ships to keep you fire-safe on land, and at sea.
Stroke of Aussie genius paints a bright future for art masterpieces
Masterpieces by Rembrandt and van Dyck have been preserved for years to come thanks to a special resin CSIRO developed with NGV and Boron Molecular.
How do you mend a broken heart?
We celebrated World Heart Day with science and technology. In a world-first, a man in the US received a replacement aortic heart valve.
Getting more carbon fibre in our industrial diet
We’re developing world leading carbon fibre to help create a new Australian industry, and spur technological breakthroughs.
24 things you didn’t know about CSIRO (that could help you win the next trivia comp)
We like to help solve big problems. If that problem happens to be a tough question about us at your next trivia night, we've got your back.
The unexpected intersection between art and science
While art can be subjective and science is objective, what happens when art and science collide?
Interronauts | Episode 3: Gate-crashing gut flora, storing movies on DNA, Arthropods of Our Homes, & titanium bones
Jesse, Sophie, and Adrian get together to chat about the uninvited microbes that stumble into our guts, storing films on DNA, the mutations behind mirror movement disorder, and CSIRO's 3D printing of a titanium sternum We also speak with Michelle Trautwein about her new project 'Arthropods of Our Homes'.