FRR Culture Collection
The current holdings of the FRR Culture Collection consists of fungal strains of importance in the food and related industries. There are approximately 250 yeasts and 4000 filamentous fungi, not all of which are listed in this catalogue.
Improving control of mine gas
CSIRO has developed techniques to control the methane gas emitted during coal mining, helping to prevent spontaneous combustion and increase the safety and productivity of mines.
The CSIRO Facade engineering and weather performance of buildings group specialises in evaluating and certifying the various elements associated with the building envelope.
Strontium as a chemical tracer
CSIRO Petroleum utilizes strontium as a chemical tracer to discriminate between plant and animal products grown in different locations.
Air Conditioning Research Facilities
CSIRO has established a team of building energy experts and state-of-the-art test facilities to develop and assess conventional air conditioning and new solar cooling techniques and technologies.
Particle Analysis Service Lab
From routine analyses for the food industry to the most complex processes used in mining, CSIRO’s Particle Analysis Service (PAS) provides clients with accurate and rapid materials characterisation.
CSIRO Library Locations
Scientific research and information management go hand in hand. CSIRO’s libraries are a valuable resource to researchers.
CSIRO provides a range of acoustic research, measurement and consulting services to help improve the acoustic environments in buildings.
CSIRO Library Services
CSIRO Library Services supports the organisation's mission of delivering great science and innovative solutions for industry, society and the environment.
Argon dating meets exploration challenges
Successful exploration relies on knowledge of basin formation and thermal history of sedimentary rock and hydrocarbon migration. CSIRO’s argon dating services can help petroleum companies better determine potential locations for drilling petroleum wells.
Developing techniques for Australian coal mining
The longwall top coal caving method could double the amount of coal recoverable from Australia’s thick seams of underground coal while improving safety and reducing the risk of spontaneous combustion.
The CSIRO thermal laboratory can measure properties such as thermal conductivity and thermal resistance (R-value) of a wide range of insulating and conducting materials.
Improving bacterial fermentation reactions
We help Australian industries improve their fermentation reactions and assist with scale-up in both the bacterial and mammalian cell culture systems on a fee-for-services basis.
Food Manufacturing Pilot Plant
CSIRO's Food Manufacturing Pilot Plant is a unique national facility with access to significant expertise and innovative technologies for the food industry.