Wits Commercial Enterprise

Non-toxic biodegradable wound dressing that releases drugs in response to inflammation and mimics skin cells. This accelerates the healing process and results in minimal scar formation, allowing...

Wits Commercial Enterprise

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) is a particularly aggressive cancer which mostly affects women of colour who are younger than 50 years of age. It is named for the fact that it tests negative for...

North-West University

The North-West University has developed a universal, remote and digital interpretation system for PCR results that allows for point of care diagnosis. A difficulty in times of pandemic, for example...

Wits Commercial Enterprise

Diagnosis of a disease typically includes testing of patient samples on an appropriate diagnostic platform, and it is necessary to perform proficiency testing of these platforms regularly, so as to...

Wits Commercial Enterprise

Treating relatively fine bone fractures is challenging, as mechanisms to promote and correct bone growth used in large fractures are not suitable. Wits researchers have developed an injectable...

University of the Western Cape

Surfactants are amphipathic molecules with both hydrophilic and hydrophobic moieties that partition preferentially at the interface between fluid phases such as oil/water or air/water interfaces. Such...

University of the Western Cape

The collection and preservation of biological material for further DNA and RNA analysis are critical to many biomedical fields, from medical diagnostics to forensics and biodiversity conservation.

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North-West University

This invention relates to the use of free L-proline in the preparation of a supplement, and to a supplement so prepared, as well as a method using such a supplement for supplementing the concentration...

Sustainability Professionals (PTY) LTD

Business Description: Sustainability Professionals (PTY) LTD is a female-owned Social Enterprise that sells a uniquely designed range of energy-efficient biomass stoves for mass and household cooking...

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 KwaZulu-Natal

The problem of Striga infestation is increasing disproportionately in the sorghum growing areas of Africa, especially in drier regions of the continent. The infestation particularly affects...

University of KwaZulu-Natal

In South Africa and around the world, electrical utilities are required to inspect power lines and their immediate environment to ensure safe and reliable operation of the electrical network. Such...