Goal 9: Industry, innovation & infrastructure
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Steady progress has been made in the manufacturing industry. To achieve inclusive and sustainable industrialization, competitive economic forces need to be unleashed to generate employment and income, facilitate international trade and enable the efficient use of resources.

Available technologies

Available technologies
Nelson Mandela University

The Ncediso™ application (app) is an integrated mobile app developed to up-skill community healthcare workers including nurses and clinic practitioners in areas where basic healthcare, first aid...

Rhodes University

The project is aimed at developing a light-weight, cricket bat sleeve prototype which can be placed on the face of any cricket bat. The correlating prototype sensors that can be placed inside the...

Afrobodies

Afrobodies specialises in the production of recombinant alpaca antibodies. Our antibodies are currently used in a variety of sectors such as Life science research, immunodiagnostics and...

University of Pretoria

The High Agility Hybrid Serial-Parallel Kinematic Robotic Arm architecture leverages off the benefits of serial and parallel kinematic machines while minimising the disadvantages of each. The...

University of Cape Town

UCT researchers have developed a method that will form the basis for point of care test for diagnosing symptomatic and asymptomatic sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and bacterial vaginosis (...

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,...

Central University of Technology Innovation Services

The CS Wall Socket, came from an engineer wanting to create a child-safe plug, this system does not allow electricity to flow through the live and neutral, regardless of mode, only once the earth...

University of Pretoria

This invention is an electronic medical, digital device that computes and grades the stages of Asthma aetiology and severity using wearable biosensors and environmental Nanosensors, with the...

The Innovation Hub

Senso® : Lifesaving Tech for Deaf and Hard Of Hearing Designed specifically for the hearing impaired the Senso® is a wrist-wearable device that detects life-threatening sounds and alerts the...

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

The CSIR is a leading technology research organization which has been working on R&D and innovations on green ICT technologies to realise affordable broadband connectivity for rural and...

The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation

Industrial Isotope Technology Being able to ‘see’ into solid earth or walls allows detection of information that can prevent losses of expensive equipment and time in mining and industrial...

The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation

Moisture Management: Reclaiming Water From Thin Air These technologies are applied to the removal of moisture from open and closed systems using molecular sieves. The Necsa DryKeep® system,...

Vaal University of Technology

The robotic milling machines in the TS (one with 8 and one 6 axes) are capable of milling soft materials including polystyrene or urethane foam and wood. The larger of the two can mill materials...

Bradley Aviation Technologies

Lucy Virgo Trainer Aircraft: Inspired Light-Weight Wings The Lucy Virgo is a two seater light trainer aircraft intended for general aviation. This modern light trainer aircraft significantly...

North West University

The Medical Screening App is a mobile application which provides fast and accurate screening assistance for any individual. The app currently screens for Vitamin A deficiency, metabolic syndrome...

University of Johannesburg

A new technology that provides the first ever high-throughput 3D imaging of locked diamonds within kimberlite rocks. Locked diamonds of up to 10cm in diameter can now be located within rocks...

Central University of Technology Innovation Services

The profitability of injection moulding is largely based on machine time, and of course dwell times when components are molded. With conventional machining processes tooling can only be as complex...

North West University

The loss of a limb is an incredibly traumatic event and is sadly almost always associated with incredibly high medical costs, especially in developing countries. Public health funding is...

National Research Foundation

React Automation Studio is a novel software platform that enables the control of large scientific equipment that utilises the EPICS software design. The system implements a modern tool chain with...

Water Technologies Demonstration Programme

Remote Support: A Digital Call for Repair Much of South Africa has poor internet connectivity and very scarce medical resources, often in the same geographical area. This technology provides a...

Directech (PTY) LTD
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Directech (Pty) Ltd is a mechatronics innovation and development company that specialises in bespoke industrial turnkey solutions, comprising of robotic solutions, machine building solutions,...

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
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Biomanufacturing Industry Development Centre (BIDC) offers technical support to SMMEs and entrepreneurs in the development of cosmetics, foods/ neutraceuticals, industrial biologics and speciality...

The Council for Mineral Technology

Online Carbon Concentration Measurement for Gold Processing Plants: Optimal Gold Adsorption. A critical parameter for efficient operation of CIL/CIP processes is accurate measurement and control...

Nelson Mandela University

While South Africa has a number of companies that formulate medicines, it does not have an established pharmaceutical industry to manufacture the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) used in...

Innovus

AxioVR is a virtual reality software company that aims to address the growing local and international need of developing virtual reality paradigms for both research and industry.  This includes...

University of Limpopo

Marula fruit beer, as commonly known in African communities, is currently produced by mostly women as an enterprise during the fruiting season. The fruit is highly nutritious and has good health...

Nelson Mandela University

A secure storage trolley for tablet computers which allows for them to be charged.

University of Pretoria

Industrial electrowinning is one such example where archaic technology has become the norm, with innovation being limited simply because the process is “good enough”. After doing a fundamental...

Rhodes University

The CrpeNPV is a microbial biological control agent that is used as a biopesticide for the control of tortrid pests in high-value fruit crop production. The final formulated product has been...

Central University of Technology Innovation Services

The music industry is a global multibillion-dollar industry and as long as there have been people there has been music. Specifically, within the percussion section of the music industry, a need...

University of Johannesburg

Rapid Screening of Barley

A method of rapidly determining germination energy in harvested Barley. The technology presents a disposable pregnancy-test-type format that is fast and ideal for...

Anathoth Solutions

This is a backpack for persons with a disability, it can be used in the hands-free mode because in most cases the hands of persons with disability are usually occupied. It can be used by those who...

SmartXchange

PeakPoint: Accurate Cash Flow 24/7 PeakPoint is a cloud-based, debtor and cash flow, management as well as a forecasting tool, which is available 365/24/7. The system allows collaboration between...

National Research Foundation

The SKARAB is an extremely scalable, energy-efficient 1U 19” rack mount network-attached FPGA computing platform. The heart of the platform is a motherboard featuring a Xilinx Virtex 7 (...

University of Cape Town

UCT researchers have developed a diagnostic test which considers glycan biomarkers to identify the type, as well as the sub-type, of cancer in a patient. The first generation of the invention uses...

University of South Africa

The technology relates to a new generation of telecommunications and data processing technology with improved wavelength sensitivity in the visible and near-infrared wavelengths range rather than...

North West University

Solvent extraction (SX) is one of the major separation and purification unit operations in hydrometallurgy. Its power lies in the highly selective solvents that are commercially available. Mixer-...

Small Enterprise Development Agency

Mobify Tracker: Fleet Management Solutions This technology provides an innovative series vehicle tracking and fleet management packages. MobifyTracker is a fleet management solutions package which...

Mabu Substrates

The patented process to alter raw sugarcane bagasse pith into a suitable mushroom casing soil forms the foundation of the proposed seedling growth medium technology development. Growth media that...

University of South Africa

The invention relates to an automated process for fabricating nano and micro structures using high temperature superconducting quantum interference device (SQUIDS). This method overcomes the high...

University of South Africa

The invention relates to a membrane technology developed using polymeric material to recover crude oil found in water due to spillages. Although several techniques have been employed for the...

University of South Africa

An irrigation sprinkler riser technology which comprises of a flexible tubular body which is installed to join from the lateral water supply pipe to the sprinkler head, allowing adjustable...

University of South Africa

Conventional irrigation sprinklers which are fitted with rises pipes above the ground are prone to mechanical damage and disorientation. As a result, the lifespan of the irrigation system is...

University of South Africa

The invention relates to a method of fabricating a commercially viable biodegradable and transparent resistive random-access memory (ReRAM) chip with substantially high (>7 orders of magnitude...

Technology Innovation Agency
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The TIA Seed Fund objective is to assist innovators at higher education institutions and Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises (SMMEs) to advance their research outputs and ideas to develop...

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

The technology automatically detects changes in land cover/land use (grassland, cultivated fields, forestry plantations, urban settlements) using large volumes of imagery at three different and...

University of Fort Hare

Sun Wheel® Planter: Modernising Traditional Agriculture The Sun Wheel® Planter technology is a coulter with a finger wheel design that is able to penetrate mulch and untilled soil to deposit seeds...

ONKOS Molecular Diagnostics Inc

The mir-THYpe test reduces up to 81% of unnecessary thyroid surgeries.

Up to 68% of the population has Thyroid Nodules. From those, around 30% are classified as "indeterminate": the...

Wits Commercial Enterprise

Monitoring location and activities of miners, as well as environmental information, is essential to ensure miner safety, with current information transmission systems used in underground mines not...

Small Enterprise Development Agency

Innovate Logistics - Connecting Logistics Digitally Innovate Logistics is a tech startup that thrives on innovation. Logistic service companies are often inefficient and expensive. To solve this...

Department of Trade and Industry
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The CIP aims to leverage investment by supporting infrastructure that is deemed to be critical, thus lowering the cost of doing business.

Amrue

Amrue is an intelligent digital receipt that allows customers to view their receipt directly in their banking apps, thus doing away with paper. Amrue partners with banks to link the intelligent...

Kuba
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Grow My Biz is for entrepreneurs and small businesses ready to take their business to new levels and reach new customers. 

Vaal University of Technology

The zPrinter is a full-colour additive manufacture or 3D printer. It is capable of creating large parts with full colour and texture on the surfaces of the various parts. The models and parts...

Smit & Van Wyk Inc
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Smit & Van Wyk is a specialist Intellectual Property (IP) law firm that deals exclusively with IP law in South Africa and across Africa as a whole. The qualified attorneys have the knowledge,...

Mangosuthu University of Technology

CEILING IN A CAN (CiC) is a patented innovation that aims to create better living conditions for indigent people by providing an instant ceiling. This fresh technology originating from MUT...

Nelson Mandela University

The project aims to evaluate and design equipment required for repairing holes in primarily Power generation and Petro-Chemical components, using friction hydro pillar process (FHPP), which with...

Technology Innovation Agency
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The main objective of the Technology Innovation Agency's (TIA) Technology Development fund is to support the development of technologies from proof of concept, leading to product prototype, and...

INNO R SOLUTIONS (PTY) LTD

Spinetector Vest - Is an upper-body safety costume designed to lessen or eliminate injuries caused by rock-fall, impact of heavy machinery and tools on the spinal cord of the vertebral column,...

Prime Tech

The Prime is the future of how we connect to each other and the world around us but more importantly, it is changing the way we imagine and define what connection is. The device allows users to...

National Research Foundation

Storage Pods: High-Performance Storage for the Stars The SP4000 range of high performance, network-centric HDD and SSD managed storage solutions provides unprecedented scalability and performance...

Fourth Industrial Revolution Incubator

Thusong Technologies has partnered with Innovative Telecommunications in designing and assembling of an Innovative product called Share AR. The product is fully designed by Thusong Technologies...

Setšong Tea Crafters

Setsong is made up of artisanal, handcrafted tea products that are crafted from wild-harvested, indigenous, African plants found in the natural landscapes of South Africa; more prominently within...

Technology Innovation Agency
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The main objective of the commercialisation support fund is to prepare innovators for follow-on funding, through limited support for market testing and validation. In this instance, the Technology...

Smit & Van Wyk Inc
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Smit & Van Wyk is a specialist Intellectual Property (IP) law firm. The firm deals exclusively with IP law in South Africa and across Africa as a whole. Our qualified attorneys have the...

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
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Photonics is revolutionising the 21st century with its novel and influential technologies. Even though it is a driving force in accelerating economic growth, South Africa and the rest of Africa...

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
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The BIDF specialises in processing biomass (e.g. wood, wood waste, sawdust, invasives, plants) for extraction of valuable chemicals from the biomass and for converting the biomass into high value...

University of Johannesburg

The invention consists of a unique hinge mechanism as an alternative to existing spectacle hinge configurations. This mechanism facilitates the customisation of spectacle frames while also...

University of KwaZulu-Natal

The electronics industry is extremely dynamic as technologies, materials, and business models are continuously restructured to meet evolving consumer demand. Durability, size and performance are...

Nelson Mandela University

KaziHealth is a workplace health promotion programme that educates and improves health behaviours in individuals. The programme starts with an individualised health risk assessment, followed by...

Walter Sisulu University

A number of casting and manufacturing methods have been studied across the globe, ranging from curving of wood to using of Plaster of Paris. In recent years new development have surfaced which...

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

The Reference R-GLSD

The CSIR developed Reference Geo-location spectrum database (R-GLSD) is full-fledged and market oriented regulatory reference spectrum database. The R-GLSD gives any...

Okumm
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We deliver tailor-made costing and revenue models engineered specifically to improve your profitability and provide clarity around your net margins, resource usage and sales targets.
Ideal...

The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation

Radio Imaging: Novel Diagnostic Detection The NTP Radioisotopes SOC Ltd subsidiary of Necsa is responsible for innovation in a range of radiation-based products and services for healthcare, life...

University of Zululand

From Water to Wonder Using sugar cane ash, lime powder, fly-ash and industrial waste as our raw materials we have developed a method of manufacturing and developing compressed green bricks. The...

Tshwane University of Technology

This product innovation was developed with the aim of keeping a healthy environment as well as to create value and demand for tyres once they have reached the end of their lifespan. This project...

Department of Trade and Industry
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CDP is an incentive programme that aims to promote industrialisation, sustainable economic growth and job creation needs of South Africa through cluster development and industrial parks.

University of Limpopo

The present invention relates to the development of an in vitro culture technology for multiplication of Euphorbia groenewaldii R.A. Dyer and Euphorbia clivicola R.A. Dyer, which are indigenous to...

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
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The Nano-Micro Device Manufacturing Facility (NMDMF) provides researchers with access to infrastructure and expertise for the fabrication of micro- and nano-scale devices such as printed sensors,...

Innovus

The SNC BEST ball electrospinning technology is a high throughput electrostatic fibre spinning technology used to produce nanofibres from various polymers and blends of polymers. 

In the...

University of Pretoria

Improved Alkaline-Activated Slag Composition: Green Mortar Solution The invention relates to the development of both an improved alkaline-activated slag (AAS) composition as well as a dry mixed...

University of KwaZulu-Natal

UKZN Researchers have developed a low-cost single phase PV inverter system suitable for supplying the total domestic electric load of an average household. The prices of PV modules have continued...

University of the Western Cape

Baobab LIMS is an African-led innovation that was developed as part of the B3Africa consortium. It is an affordable sample and laboratory management tool for biobanking that has been implemented...

Wits Commercial Enterprise

This technology is a spontaneous combustion hazard management tool with the unique ability to determine the self-combustion propensity of both coal and coal shales. Unlike adiabatic testing...

University of South Africa

The technology relates to an improved method for reclaiming waste beer from a brewing process. The process ensures the sterilization and re-use of beer that would otherwise be lost in the brewing...

SmartXchange

Conciergi: Running Your Errands, Giving You Time This innovation entails a mobile application, which provides convenient on-demand services to really busy people. The platform connects busy people...

University of KwaZulu-Natal

In South Africa and around the world, electrical utilities are required to inspect power lines and their immediate environment to ensure safe and reliable operation of the electrical network. Such...

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Photon Behaviour Harnessed Quantum entanglement a physical phenomenon that has applications in fields like communications, computing, biology, and chemistry. It infers that the prior interaction...

Department of Trade and Industry
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The SPII Matching Scheme provides financial assistance in the form of a non-taxable, non-repayable grant of 50% of qualifying costs incurred in pre-competitive development activity associated with...

Innovation Highway

The development of a proprietary irrigation pivot with a walkabout action, to increase surface reach with a single pivot. 

Development Impact

Reducing the capital...

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Laboratory Experimentation Tool The Africhino Quasi-Computer is an inexpensive, open source software and hardware electronic device, designed to support portable laboratory apparatus. It operates...

National Research Foundation

The Tape Library is a locally designed digital storage system which is a modular system with scalable storage which focuses on optimising the data density of the units and the software control...

North West University

Part Detection App (PDA)

The part detection app is a mobile application which provides real-time identification of physical objects, in this case, mechanical parts belonging to a Plough....

Oplene Group

The product aims to assist visual impairment individuals to easily access their phones whilst it’s in their pockets or bag. We have realized that people with visual impairments have the greatest...

In Situ Cell Therapy

Chronic wounds, as well as severe burns, are linked with pain, infection, amputations, hospitalization and, ultimately, death. Also, treating such illness involve extremely high costs to both the...

University of the Western Cape

Connecting Communities Zenzeleni is a solar-powered, community-owned Wifi telecommunications network solution providing affordable communications to remote rural areas. Through the use of wireless...

Innovus

The multi-mode composite antenna developed by researchers at Stellenbosch University achieves near hemispherical coverage with reduced power gain variation and improved polarisation discrimination...

Department of Trade and Industry
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AIS is an incentive designed to grow and develop the automotive sector through investment in new and/or replacement models and components that will increase plant production volumes, sustain...

Department of Science and Technology
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The incentive is aimed at encouraging private sector businesses to invest in and conduct R&D in South Africa. With increased R&D, businesses can enhance innovative capability and create...

Department of Trade and Industry
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The Product Process Development scheme intends to promote technology development through the provision of financial assistance for the development of new products and/or processes. A new product...

AgriViro (Pty) Ltd

AgriViro has developed a portfolio of biopesticides and associated formulation technologies to enable effective, eco-friendly control of economically important insect pests of major crops....

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