Closing date: 
Sunday, April 14, 2019
A short description of the information call.

Advancing Healthcare Innovation Africa (AHIA) is now accepting applications from African healthcare innovators for the 2019 conference in Johannesburg. 

 

 

A short description of the funding opportunity.

Applications are now open for the 2019 MEST Africa scale-up pitch competition! 

The MEST Africa Challenge returns for its second year, offering up to $50k in equity investment for startups based in South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, and Cote d̢۪Ivoire.

A reserved parking system that is access controlled through GPS communication and intelligence that can determine a smart phone’s position and automatically open a motorised barrier. The system will enable persons with disability to use any QPark parking space countrywide.

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

The invention relates to walk-assist apparatus, which can be used by people having difficulty walking (e.g. the elderly). In addition, the apparatus can also be used in rehabilitation, where patients can use the apparatus to improve or train their walking. The apparatus utilises a type of “...

The Assistive Driving Control System (ADCS) developments mainly consist of an embedded controller that will assist the driver in navigating slippery surfaces and angled trajectories. The ADCS will further prevent possible wheelchair tipping and collisions with objects. The ADCS may be used on...

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 inflammation in the female genital tract. In resource-limited settings, BV and STIs are managed according...

This Integrated algal ponding system (IAPS) is capable of treating wastewater from multiple sources, including industrial, abattoir, tannery, winery, distillery, acid mine drainage waste and domestic sewage wastewater. The IAPS treats, recovers and reuses water, yielding high quality disinfected...

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 scene investigations utilise DNA technology on a regular basis. In cases of rape or sexual abuse, male-...

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, centrifuge, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) thermocycler and accompanying visualisation system. Collectively...

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