Pacific Knowledge Brokering for Climate Adaptation
Local communities in the Pacific have become highly exposed to global drivers of change, including climate change, ecological degradation, trade and economic networks, and new technologies, resulting in unprecedented rates of change for local decision-makers to address.
Area wide management of weeds
There is an an increasing need for greater coordination of weed management activities beyond an individual farm boundary and across a broader local area.
Materials for Energy and the Environment
The Materials for Energy and the Environment (MEE) Group develops solutions for industrial challenges whilst mitigating the environmental impact that many materials and processes create.
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Animals and plants
From our broad range of collections down to specific case studies on animals, plants and ecosystems, we're studying a range of Australian animals and plants to better understand, protect and strengthen our rich biodiversity.
Astronomy and space
We have a long and successful history in the space sector from radio astronomy research, managing complex facilities and observing Earth from above to supporting data and manufacturing supply chains.
Through our cutting edge climate knowledge and services, CSIRO research is enabling a sustainable, resilient and productive future for Australia, our region and the world .
From our oceans and coasts, landscapes and inland waters, to our atmosphere and climate, CSIRO research is helping to maintain the integrity of our environments and ensure our natural resources are used sustainably.
Farming and food production
Our diverse food and farming research ranges from studying the make-up of our crops and animals to the methods and food processing technologies we develop to produce healthier, safer and more sustainable food.
Future Science Platforms
Future Science Platforms are critical to turn Australia’s future challenges into opportunities to invent a better future for us all.
We're working to prevent illnesses, develop a better understanding of diseases, and improve treatment and recovery in a range of medical conditions to help people live healthier lives.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are making extraordinary contributions to Australia across cultural, economic and scientific domains.
From smartphone apps and robotics, to wearable technology and next gen wireless, we're providing innovative information technology solutions that are helping to secure Australia's digital future.
Our large-scale initiatives, drawing on our diverse scientific expertise, are delivering innovation across a range of national challenges and opportunities.
Mining and manufacturing
Mining and manufacturing that is innovative, productive, competitive and sustainable is vital to Australia’s current and future prosperity. This section highlights some of our key advances in the mining and manufacturing sectors.
ON is Australia's national science and technology accelerator program, powered by CSIRO. We get ideas out of the lab and into the world. If you're a publically funded researcher, we can help.