Rhodes University

The Field Lab or ‘lab-in-a-box’ is a 3D printed, low-cost kit containing the necessary biological tools for running a portable and remote diagnostic laboratory. It includes a microscope,...

1552 views
Small Enterprise Development Agency

Current commercially available rapid HIV tests are complex and require multiple steps that must be executed with precision. This can be time-consuming for clinicians, could lead to errors during...

1016 views
University of Cape Town

Medical 3D Printing Pipeline The University of Cape Town's (UCT) Division of Biomedical Engineering (UCT BME) strives to create cost effective designs and use innovative materials to ‘3D print’...

715 views
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Fingerprint Sensor: Laser Identity Verification

What would happen if you don’t have fingerprints? Burns, ageing, solvents and a number of other conditions...

860 views
University of Cape Town

Plant Produced Biologics Cape Bio Pharms (CBP) is an exciting company to commercialise the biotechnology developed by the Biopharming Research Unit at UCT. CBP's aim is to develop a world-class...

705 views
University of Zululand

Waterless Toilet We have developed a waterless toilet-biogas plant system, inspired by nature’s distinctive ability to reserve energy and maintain zero waste. South Africa and Africa struggle to...

693 views
SmartXchange

Healthy Mama is an mHealth application intended to be used by community health workers (CHWs). The App aims to enable CHWs to detect maternal and child health cases at households and refer those...

575 views
South African Medical Research Council

We have developed a technology, which relates to an enriched extract and single active compound from rooibos tea. This compound has a demonstrable effect against a variety of metabolic disorders,...

496 views
Nelson Mandela University

The Qbell™ is a simple press device that enables patients with motor and physical disabilities to get the attention of healthcare staff with ease.

542 views
University of the Western Cape

South Africa harbours the highest number of rape incidents in the world, and sexual assault and rape cases in the entire SADC region are estimated at a minimum of 55 000 cases per year. Crime...

362 views
University of Cape Town

The UCT invention describes a method and point of care test for diagnosing symptomatic and asymptomatic sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and bacterial vaginosis (BV). STIs and BV cause...

560 views
Small Enterprise Development Agency

Healthcare is slowly becoming more decentralised, but budgetary and operational constraints limit the system’s efficacy. Imagine if all health care providers, institutions, support services and...

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