13 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...

Innovus

SUNSPOT is a solar thermal power plant with rock-bed storage, containing a unique set of patented and individually licensable Stellenbosch University technologies. The SUNSPOT cycle is appropriate and...

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...

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...

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...

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

slowRedT is an innovation of Cape Peninsula University of Technology that involves a modified release delivery system of rooibos extract (Aspalathus linearis) to be used as a nutraceutical or dietary...

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...

University of the Western Cape

iBATECH® is a proudly South African, cost-effective, safe, natural and organic botanical fertiliser and pesticide with promising commercial applications in the agriculture sector. iBATECH® is a...

University of KwaZulu-Natal

The electronics industry is extremely dynamic as technologies, materials, and business models are continuously restructured to meet evolving consumer demand. Durability, size and performance are major...

University of KwaZulu-Natal

UKZN Researchers have developed a low-cost single phase PV inverter system suitable for supplying the total domestic electric load of an average household. The prices of PV modules have continued fall...

University of KwaZulu-Natal

UKZN Researchers have developed Sorghum varieties that are resistant to Striga. Striga is parasitic weed and one of the major biotic constraints limiting production and productivity in Africa in...