Air quality is a concern worldwide. Consequently, efficient means to monitor air pollutants are critical. Current commercially available carbon-based sorbents used for sampling volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in air typically require solvent extraction prior to analysis and they cannot be re-used...

Eligibility

 Entrepreneurs who/organisation that:

  • Will be able to develop applications and markets for materials;
  • Are keen to collaborate and improve their product range and applications;
  • Have the resources and motivation to implement the technology;
  • Have the means to commercialise the technology;
  • Have demonstrated good business acumen and strategy; and
  • Willing to invest financially.  
Closing date

Eligibility

 Entrepreneurs who/organisation that:

  • Will be able to develop applications and markets for materials;
  • Are keen to collaborate and improve their product range and applications;
  • Have the resources and motivation to implement the technology;
  • Have the means to commercialise the technology;
  • Have demonstrated good business acumen and strategy; and
  • Willing to invest financially.  

 

Closing date

Moulds are hollowed-out blocks that are used as tools for the mass production of parts such as plastic bottles and automotive parts. These moulds are expensive to manufacture and are therefore designed to have a long service life.  Manufacturing industries thus seek cost-effective processes to...

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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...

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...

Fly ash, is a waste by-product from the coal-fired electricity generating stations. Power stations need to dispose of the fly ash in a safe and environmentally friendly manner, making the need to utilize fly ash important. The production of zeolites is one way to beneficiate the fly ash waste where...

The Technology Station in Chemicals (TSC) offers a wide range of services designed to assist SMEs in the Chemical sector. The Station is located at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), GaRankuwa campus and is supported by the Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Departments of TUT. TUT's

InnoVenton: Institute for Chemical Technology is a formally registered Research Institute at the Nelson Mandela University (NMU), whose principle research focus is in Product and Process Development. The Institute strives to be self-sustaining through income generated from services to industry