The novel solar trough plant receiver is customizable based on the solar field needs, providing improvements in the harnessing of solar energy. Unlike conventional parabolic trough solar systems, it has a wider operational temperature range as well as high-efficiency levels which not only reduce...

The skin represents the first physical barrier to protect our bodies from harmful toxins, pathogens and dangerous environmental factors and plays an important role in social and visual experiences. South Africans have used traditional herbal medicinal products to increase immunity in...

With our society facing challenges related to sustainability i.e. resource depletion and waste accumulation, the future success of the chemical and polymer industries relies on the use of renewable feedstocks.

Lignin, one of the main components of non-edible lignocellulosic biomass shows great...

The ‘OggieAir, Clear Face’ respirator provides safe, cooling airflow for users in stressful humid environments. The clear full-face visor allows the user to maintain a human connection with those around them, reducing fear, enabling lip-reading and reassuring facial expression, particularly for...

Many accidents in rural areas are caused by stray animals. These animals, mostly cows and donkeys, are integral to the livelihoods of the rural communities. Furthermore, accidents with large animals are often fatal for the driver or passengers of a car. Cars also sustain significant damage during...

Business Description: Sustainability Professionals (PTY) LTD is a female-owned Social Enterprise that sells a uniquely designed range of energy-efficient biomass stoves for mass and household cooking and heating, based on an intentional business response to an investigated need for contextually...

The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) and Technology Innovation Agency (TIA)  have organised a series of webinars on various support programmes available to start-ups, innovators and entrepreneurs at TIA. 

Webinars 

  • TIA  Grassroots Innovation Programme, 09 September 2020 -  Click h...
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The objectives of the programme are:

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The current EOI call is open to any of the South African Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and Science Councils with distinguished leadership in the discipline of biocatalysis.

 The criteria for selection of the host of the IBH include the following:

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The Swiss - SA Venture Leaders Programme hosted by the Technology Innovation Agency and the University of Basel aims to:

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