Background:

Cellulose and Chitin are the two most abundant natural biopolymers in the world. Both are characterised as water‑insoluble in their natural states. 

Chitin is a white, hard, inelastic polysaccharide found primarily in the exoskeleton and internal structures of invertebrates such as...

The collection and preservation of biological material for further DNA and RNA analysis are critical to many biomedical fields, from medical diagnostics to forensics and biodiversity conservation.

The Forensic DNA lab at the University of the Western Cape has developed a novel, proprietary DNA...

Rubber Nano Products (Pty) Ltd [RNP] holds technology that allows for the creation of chemically specific activators for the different major classes of accelerators used in rubber vulcanization with sulfur. These accelerator classes are based on the chemical species forming the active portion of the...

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

The Technology Station in Chemicals (TSC) is situated at Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) in Umlazi. MUT provides technological support and promotes innovation for Small Medium Enterprises in the Manufacturing and Chemical sector.

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, experience and resources to give expert legal advice regarding IP portfolio’s and can assist with the filing