Who we are
At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day. We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today – for our customers, all Australians and the world.
Our innovations contribute billions of dollars to the Australian economy every year. As the largest patent holder in the nation, our vast wealth of intellectual property has led to more than 150 spin-off companies.
With more than 5,000 experts and a burning desire to get things done, we are Australia’s catalyst for innovation.
CSIRO’s research at the Waite Campus provides innovation for Australia’s agricultural, land, water and minerals sectors.
CSIRO’s agriculture research is the catalyst for agricultural innovation in Australia. Our mission is to create value for our customers through innovation that delivers economic, environmental and social impact. Our research at the Waite Campus focuses on integrated agricultural systems, wine grapes and horticulture, genomic science for crop performance, and soil carbon and nutrient cycling.
Land and water
CSIRO’s land and water research provides the science to underpin Australia’s economic, social and environmental prosperity. Our research at the Waite Campus focuses on environmental resilience, environmental toxicology, managing water ecosystems, water in the resources sector, economics, productivity and sustainability.
CSIRO’s mineral resources works closely with industry partners to deliver innovation to grow Australia’s resource base, increase productivity and drive environmental performance. Our research at the Waite Campus focuses on intelligent mining and resource management.
For more information, download our Research Summary
RELATED NEWS & EVENTS
CSIRO and Guildhouse are thrilled to announce the inaugural CSIRO Waite Campus Artist in Residence program. This new collaboration creates a funded artist-in-residence opportunity for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander artist designed to facilitate cross cultural exchange between artists and scientists.
CSSSA members are passionate about creating a friendly platform for all researchers, especially young, to develop their studies and promote the extension of research. The monthly meetings held by CSSSA provides a unique environment for farmers, agronomists and scientists to interact, promote key research and facilitates bilateral information flow between industries
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