Application Criteria 

Startups that should apply;

  • Ideally, seed or growth-stage startups;
  • looking to acquire enterprise customers.
  • At a minimum, should have an MVP, product-market fit and some market traction.
  • Startups should be solving problems in one or more of these industries: healthcare, consumer/retail and public sector.

Product Type 

Closing date

MaskMonitor is a software application developed at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology to detect human faces as they pass a camera with the purpose of determining whether they are wearing a mask properly or not. MaskMonitor uses Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning algorithms to...

Background

Currently, there are two ways of administering anaesthesia: either by administering the anaesthetic agents by gas or through intravenous administration. The drawbacks of inhalation anaesthesia are that they can cause side effects, particularly respiratory[1], have a negative impact on...

A method of extracting beneficial compounds from moringa for addition in foods, drinks and dietary supplements to increase their vitamin content and their health benefits.

Plants, such as those of the Moringaceae family, contain compounds that have antioxidant and immune-boosting properties which...

Research on animals and pre-industrialized societies conducted by the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and the University of California, Los Angeles, has shown a strong correlation between Wet Bulb Globe Temperature ((WBGT) – a combination of ambient air temperature and humidity) and...

The present invention relates to a novel synthesis method for acyl-pantetheine derivatives. The invention further relates to the use of said synthesized acyl-pantetheine derivatives as a starting material in the enzymatic synthesis of acyl-coenzyme A derivatives. According to a first aspect thereof...

This invention relates to a method of producing a recombinant enzyme, more particularly, this invention relates to a method of producing water-soluble enzymatically active recombinant glycine N-acyltransferase (GLYAT (E.G. 2.1.3.13)), including the steps of providing a suitable expression host...

This invention relates to a method of preparing biological material obtained from a biological sample, more particularly a blood or sputum sample.

Methods for preparing biological material obtained from blood or sputum samples have been known for decades. These methods are based on multiple steps...

Interferon Induced proteins with Tetratricopeptide repeats (IFIT) proteins are a family of antiviral proteins that have been shown to confer immunity against viral infection. IFIT proteins have been shown to be conserved in vertebrates, with homologues having been identified in several organisms.

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This invention relates to a method of distinguishing between different pathogens in a biological sample.

Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease mainly caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tuberculosis) in humans and infects approximately one-third of the world's population. A relatively high...