University of the Western Cape

The risk of occupational exposure to aerosolised bio-contaminants (potentially pathogenic viruses, bacteria and yeasts) in dentistry and the dental office environment has been highlighted in the...

Shonaquip Social Enterprise

The ‘OggieAir, Clear Face’ respirator provides safe, cooling airflow for users in stressful humid environments. The clear full-face visor allows the user to maintain a human connection with those...

Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Lagos, Nigeria

The problem

Testing for the SARS-CoV-2 infection currently has a significant impact on clinical laboratories globally concerning capacity building; scale-up of testing, stock-out of laboratory...

Ticket iD (Pty) Ltd

Ticket iD (Pty) Ltd has partnered with Aratek international to supply Facial Recognition Thermal units to the South African market. These devices can act as an access control device that identifies...

University of Cape Town

The UCT ViZAR is a comfortable, disposable face shield that has followed a user-centric design approach to meet all of the needs of the wearer.

The soft profiled foam brow allows for the visor to...

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...

Savelivez

One in every five persons will, one day, need a blood transfusion, yet the blood supply chain is plagued by volatile demand and often poorly controlled supply. Seeking to correct this, SaveLivez...

Wits Commercial Enterprise

There are approximately 1 million upper limb amputees across South Africa, with an estimate of another 5 million in the rest of Africa.  Amputees find available prostheses too expensive, uncomfortable...

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...

​Information and communication

GreenTest is a compact, award-winning, device that tests nitrate levels in fruit, vegetables, meat, and water, helping people to quantify their daily nitrate intake and make healthier choices. The...

Nelson Mandela University

The Qbell™ is a simple press device that enables patients with motor and physical disabilities to get the attention of healthcare staff with ease.

The device uses the same power socket outlets as...

University of Venda

Cultural Practices Rendered Safe

Human Geophagia, a phenomenon widely practised especially in Africa, is the craving and deliberate ingestion of clayey soils. It is frequently practised by women...