About CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organization)
For around a century we have been pushing the boundaries of what is possible in science and technology. Our world-renowned successes include 3D printed sternum implant, Hendra vaccine and polymer banknotes. But it’s tomorrow’s innovations that excite us – wearable technology that alerts a doctor when you are sick, diets based on your DNA and so much more.
Our research makes a difference to people, industry and the planet. With more than 5,000 experts based in 55 centres, extensive local and international networks, and a burning desire to get things done, we are Australia’s catalyst for innovation and a global force in transforming imagination into reality.
We have a long standing relationship with NASA, and we won the Boeing Supplier of the Year award twice (most recently in 2016). We collaborate with 3,000 customers each year, in Australia and around the world including; small, medium and large businesses; federal, state and local government bodies, and more than 150 international partners. The quality of our research underpins our ability to innovate. Our research is trusted; our discoveries are published in world-leading journals and globally, we are in the top one per cent in 15 of 22 research fields.
Everything we do is focused on creating measurable economic, environmental and social benefits that better our world.