18 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...

University of Pretoria

The High Agility Hybrid Serial-Parallel Kinematic Robotic Arm architecture leverages off the benefits of serial and parallel kinematic machines while minimising the disadvantages of each. The design...

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...

Propella Business Incubator

The technology is a smart water meter with the capabilities of leakage detection and water quality monitoring. It is suitable for rollout at the municipal level using existing household meters. It can...

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

Life Assay Diagnostics and its partners have developed a simple to use Protein-to-Creatine (PrCr) radiometric urine dipstick test. The PrCr urine dipstick test consists of two detection pads that have...

Innovus

The need for accurate, rapid and sensitive detection of bio-molecules is becoming ever more pressing. The aforementioned are needed in several industries,  ranging from clinical diagnostics and...

Walter Sisulu University

A number of casting and manufacturing methods have been studied across the globe, ranging from curving of wood to using of Plaster of Paris. In recent years new development have surfaced which include...

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...