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[LISTEN] CSIR has plans to reduce unemployment through industrial development

28 May 2019 4:06 PM
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Professor Thokozani Majozi says the council wants to leverage its strong science, engineering and technology to create jobs.

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has plans that could help bring solutions to unemployment through industrial development.

The organisation wants to leverage its strong science, engineering and technology capabilities to respond to industrial development opportunities, thus assisting in creating much-needed jobs in the country.

Azania Mosaka spoke to CSIR chairperson Professor Thokozani Majozi about Project Synapse.

Project Synapse is about responding to the needs of the country.

Professor Thokozani Majozi, Chairperson - CSIR

In the biotechnology sector, we have been quite active for quite a while. We created about 183 permanent jobs. we formed 31 enterprises.

Professor Thokozani Majozi, Chairperson - CSIR

We are now working in 3D printing.

Professor Thokozani Majozi, Chairperson - CSIR

Listen to the full interview below...


28 May 2019 4:06 PM
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Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR
CSIR
Unemployment
unemployment figures
biotechnology

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