Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is an independent Australian federal government agency. It carries out scientific research that creates measurable economic, environmental and social benefits for Australia and the world. Founded more than a century ago, the organization aims to improve the economic and social performance of industry for the benefit of society. As Australia’s largest patent holder (more than 1,800), CSIRO has over 5,000 experts in 55 centers and is in the top one percent in 15 of its 22 research fields.