24 Innovations
University of the Western Cape

South Africa harbours the highest number of rape incidents in the world, and sexual assault and rape cases in the entire SADC region are estimated at a minimum of 55 000 cases per year. Crime scene...

Novelquip Forestry (Pty) Ltd

As global populations grow, so does the demand for timber and its by-products, putting an ever-increasing strain on this natural resource. The best way to fight climate change is to plant trees. But...

Mabu Substrates

The patented process to alter raw sugarcane bagasse pith into a suitable mushroom casing soil forms the foundation of the proposed seedling growth medium technology development. Growth media that meet...

Technovera

Technovera has developed Pelebox, a smart locker system that enables patients to collect their repeat chronic medication in under 22 seconds instead of waiting hours on queues at public clinics. We...

University of Limpopo

The present invention relates to the development of an in vitro culture technology for multiplication of Euphorbia groenewaldii R.A. Dyer and Euphorbia clivicola R.A. Dyer, which are indigenous to...

In Situ Cell Therapy

Chronic wounds, as well as severe burns, are linked with pain, infection, amputations, hospitalization and, ultimately, death. Also, treating such illness involve extremely high costs to both the...

University of Limpopo

Harvest Green Tea is an innovation with multiple nutrients that are fundamental for good human health. The tea is produced from a blend of edible herbs with Cymbopogon citratus c (DC. ex Nees) Stapf....

Afrobodies

Afrobodies specialises in the production of recombinant alpaca antibodies. Our antibodies are currently used in a variety of sectors such as Life science research, immunodiagnostics and agriculture. A...

University of Limpopo

Marula fruit beer, as commonly known in African communities, is currently produced by mostly women as an enterprise during the fruiting season. The fruit is highly nutritious and has good health...

Setšong Tea Crafters

Setsong is made up of artisanal, handcrafted tea products that are crafted from wild-harvested, indigenous, African plants found in the natural landscapes of South Africa; more prominently within the...

South African Medical Research Council

Umbiflow is a medical device that measures the resistance index (RI) in the umbilical cord of a foetus. Plotting the RI against gestational age, a single reading can be used to determine the level of...

South African Medical Research Council

Antimonia is an easy to use, reliable and robust point of care diagnostic device, which uses nucleic acid amplification techniques to differentiate between bacterial and viral pneumonia in 40 minutes...