14 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...

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™...

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...

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....

University of Zululand

This proposed Greenbricks project is a conventional brick/blockmaking plant for the ‘green’ production of popular brick and block variations from sugarcane bagasse ash (SBA) in combination with...

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...

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

AxioVR is a virtual reality software company that aims to address the growing local and international need of developing virtual reality paradigms for both research and industry.  This includes but is...

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

BamFibre is a natural, gluten-, lactose- and cholesterol- free soluble and insoluble fibre developed at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.  BamFibre acts as a stabiliser and cryoprotectant...