8 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...

Nelson Mandela University

A renewable energy powered street light which provides off-grid lighting.  Powered by a combination system of a vertical axis wind turbine, a solar panel, and a rechargeable battery system.  Twerly™...

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...

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

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...

University of the Western Cape

Baobab LIMS is an African-led innovation that was developed as part of the B3Africa consortium. It is an affordable sample and laboratory management tool for biobanking that has been implemented in...

Nelson Mandela University

The Ncediso™ application (app) is an integrated mobile app developed to up-skill community healthcare workers including nurses and clinic practitioners in areas where basic healthcare, first aid...

Water Research Commission

Nosetsa is a machine learning-based precision irrigation add-on proposed byYellow Beast (Pty) Ltd. It uses machine learning to provide autonomous irrigation using real-time sensor data. This allows...