The BASE architecture provides a platform that allows any human or machine resource to self-organise around activities that need them. It is self-improving, incrementally scalable, and adapts to the structure of the organisation. BASE-enabled resources and activities allow traceability, visibility...

TjopTjop is a mobile digital screening app that assists with mandatory health screening and digitised record keeping, and provides a dashboard display with results for data analysis. It is an affordable, easy to use, all-in-one Covid-19 health screening solution for schools and businesses. The app...

Invention

The invention relates to an apparatus for applying foliar spray, and more specifically, but not exclusively, to an apparatus for applying a carbon rich foliar spray. The apparatus includes a means for supplying water to the apparatus in the form of a water tank with a pipe extending...

Invention

A method of rapidly determining germination energy in harvested Barley. The technology presents a disposable pregnancy-test-type format that is fast and ideal for on site testing.

Problem Solved

Presently, within the brewing industry, no accurate means to measure levels of seed...

Invention

The invention relates to a food ink for use in a 3D printing process for the manufacture of food items, using extrusion-based printing techniques.

Problem solved

The printer can make foods with elaborate decorations and designs more easily than doing it by hand. It can enhance...

The invention

The invention uses plastic waste and Waste Foundry Sand (WFS) to produce building and construction material with a density of between 1700 and 1750 kg/m3. The plastic is melted and WFS is used to produce a paste for the moulding of building material.

Problem solved

Plastics...

The invention relates to the development of an in vitro culture technology for the multiplication of Euphorbia Groenewaldii R.A. Dyer and Euphorbia Clivicola R.A. Dyer, which are indigenous to South Africa and only occur in a few localities in Limpopo Province. The plants are classified as...

To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report on the development of a successful technology for propagation of Strelitzia juncea plants by tissue culture.

Strelitzia plants have horticultural potential as a cut flower and as a garden plant, especially in drought prone areas of South...

GreenFingers Mobile (GFM) is a digital smallholder farmer management platform connecting farmers to market and finance. The GFM platform brings transparency and real-time data to all engagements with smallholder farmers, creating digital profiles and credit records for the farmers registered on the...

The Bambara Groundnut, or round bean, is widespread in Africa where it is known by various names. It has potential as a cash crop, owing to its nutritional composition, functional properties and antioxidant potential. 

Consequently, we at CPUT have used the Bambara Groundnut as a raw material to...