Collaboration with North America

Our largest international partner is the United States of America, and we also have significant collaboration with Canada. We have long-standing and extensive relationships with government and corporate organisations.

The United States of America is our biggest international partner, and Canada consistently ranks in the top ten of international partner countries for CSIRO.

Our partners in the USA and Canada include some major R&D organisations, from both the public and private sectors.

We have a staff member seconded to Boeing in Seattle and we work closely with the company on new technologies across a number of our research divisions. In 2011 Boeing named CSIRO as its 'Supplier of the Year' for global research and development.

In 2008, CSIRO and the Australian American Fulbright Commission established the Fulbright CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarship, which enables an American citizen to undertake postgraduate research in Australia, working on a project with one of CSIRO's Business Units.

Collaboration partners in North America

Our collaborators in North America include:

  • Alcan
  • Barrick Gold
  • Canadian National Research Council
  • Chevron
  • DuPont
  • GE
  • NASA
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Department of Energy
  • Rio Tinto Alcan
  • Syncrude
  • Texas Tech University
  • The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • United States Department of Agriculture
  • University of Wyoming
  • University of British Columbia.


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