University of Cape Town

Background

As the global demand for quality pharmaceutical products continues to grow, conventional production platforms are facing severe limitations in terms of scalability, long production times...

University of Cape Town

Background:

Silicon-based photovoltaic (PV) systems undergo a drop in real-time performance in the field when compared to the predicted “laboratory” performance. The effects of dynamic operational...

Wits Commercial Enterprise

Moulds are hollowed-out blocks that are used as tools for the mass production of parts such as plastic bottles and automotive parts. These moulds are expensive to manufacture and are therefore...

Wits Commercial Enterprise

The technology is a membrane for treating acid mine drainage that is reproducible and can handle large discharges of acid mine drainage. It is suitable for implementation in a filtration cartridge...

Wits Commercial Enterprise

This technology is a high-temperature self-repairing carbide ceramic matrix composite. It is produced using titanium and a porous CfC composite preform matrix. Titanium and the composite preform...

Wits Commercial Enterprise

One of the barriers to increasing microprocessing clock speed is the extreme difficulty to move heat out of the CPU chip. Wits researchers have developed a cold spraying heat exchanger manufacturing...

Innovus

Concussion Management System is an application framework that allows for easily accessible baseline testing and access to a player's concussion history from anywhere in the world.  The proposed device...

University of Cape Town

This solar cooker is small enough to be packed into a backpack in its collapsed form and carried by one person. In its fully assembled state, it takes the shape of a cone. 

The cone is formed by...

North-West University

Conventional narrow-bandwidth low-noise amplifiers (LNA’s) can achieve noise figures close to the theoretical minimum noise figure of the high electron mobility transistor  (HEMT) devices that are...

North-West University

The North-West University (NWU) is pioneering the novel use of Europium-Tellurium-Oxide (ETO) in the production of clean energy. ETO is a light-chargeable catalyst material that exhibits sustained and...

Wits Commercial Enterprise

Tungsten carbides coatings are used in drills and cutting tools to provide a desirable operational lifetime of the coatings in use, as they have enhanced mechanical and wear properties. They are...

Wits Commercial Enterprise

The novel solar trough plant receiver is customizable based on the solar field needs, providing improvements in the harnessing of solar energy. Unlike conventional parabolic trough solar systems, it...