Wits Commercial Enterprise

The ultimate aim of a modern-day communications system is to transmit data using a high bandwidth link, while at the same time ensuring that the link is secure. High-bandwidth classical communications...

Wits Commercial Enterprise

A method of extracting beneficial compounds from moringa for addition in foods, drinks and dietary supplements to increase their vitamin content and their health benefits.

Plants, such as those of...

University of Cape Town

Background:

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) is a debilitating condition with significant morbidity and mortality characterized by blockage of the upper airway during sleep as a result of collapse of...

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 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...

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 Cape Town

Background

Leak detection and management is an important topic in the management of water distribution systems. Various instruments and measurement techniques have been developed to identify the...

University of Cape Town

Background

Globally, freshwater is a precious resource that needs to be managed properly. Considerable amounts of freshwater supplied via bulk distribution systems are lost through leakages in...

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...

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...

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...

North-West University

During the refinement process, coal plants produce fine coal that is often considered a waste product. Green Coal has two applications. Firstly, to produce briquettes from the fine coal which are...