Digital Health Cape Town is an accelerator in South Africa. Through corporate-startup partnerships,  social impact ventures and business innovation ecosystems, Digital Health Cape Town help high growth, high social impact businesses to succeed and support established enterprises at risk of being

LaunchLab is an initiative of Innovus, situated in the centre of Stellenbosch University’s campus. LaunchLab focuses on developing both the entrepreneur as well as the business.  It functions as a business accelerator and boosts entrepreneurship on campus by providing networking opportunities

The CSIR BiPAP Lung Inspiratory Flow Enabler, (B-L.I.F.E.) is a non-invasive ventilation system (NVS) which supplies an adjustable pressurized mixture of air and oxygen to the patient through a mask or hood. The pressurized gas helps the patient by supplying a higher percentage level of oxygenated air and by keeping the airway and lung pressure elevated above ambient air pressure, specifically during the exhale portion of the breathing cycle to keep the lung alveoli recruited and improve operating efficacy.

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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...

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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Researchers at Stellenbosch University have developed a groundbreaking new polymer having permanent antimicrobial properties. The compound can be spun into nanofibers for the production of filter elements or membranes, which successfully filter out micro-organisms and eliminate harmful bacteria.

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Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) is a debilitating condition with significant morbidity and mortality characterized by blockage of the upper airway during sleep as a result of collapse of the soft tissues in the throat. OSA affects approximately 6-8.5% of the adult population in western...

Central to the wellbeing of any living organism is the nucleus of the cell. It stores and organises genetic information and protects this information from other cellular components. The nucleus also communicates with the rest of the cell, exchanges proteins and RNA, and facilitates several important...