RetCAD is a class IIa CE-certified software product using Artificial Intelligence that analyses colour fundus images for the presence of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Diabetic Retinopathy (DR). The performance of RetCAD is at the same level as trained certified graders. This means...

According to UN 2018 Revision of the World Urbanization Prospects data, the global rural population is now close to 3.4 billion and is expected to rise slightly and then decline to 3.1 billion by 2050. Africa and Asia are home to nearly 90% of the world’s rural population in 2018. India has the...

The research on mushrooms is aimed at obtaining information around the medicinal properties of mushrooms and how it can be used for both animals and humans. We are currently working on animal feed as an alternative food source to their normal food. Since the mushrooms have medicinal properties, it...

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 fourth sector that our antibodies will be used is immunotherapy. Recombinant alpaca antibodies are...

Chronic wounds, as well as severe burns, are linked with pain, infection, amputations, hospitalization and, ultimately, death. Also, treating such illness involve extremely high costs to both the patients themselves and the public health system. In Situ is a healthcare technology-based startup that...

Technovera has developed Pelebox, a smart locker system that enables patients to collect their repeat chronic medication in under 22 seconds instead of waiting hours on queues at public clinics. We are leveraging the power of the Internet of Things (IoT) through internet-enabled smart locker devices...

A reusable sanitary pad that is uniquely designed to collect, retain and dispose of menstrual fluid. The reusable pad is used externally, it is hygienic and easy to clean.

The most commonly used and commercially available menstrual hygiene products in South Africa are tampons and sanitary pads...

UKZN Researchers have developed Sorghum varieties that are resistant to Striga. Striga is parasitic weed and one of the major biotic constraints limiting production and productivity in Africa in cereal crops including maize, sorghum, pearl millet, finger millet and rice. Yield losses of 30 to 90%...

The electronics industry is extremely dynamic as technologies, materials, and business models are continuously restructured to meet evolving consumer demand. Durability, size and performance are major concerns in the electronics industry. For that, manufacturers are now focusing on developing...

The Ncediso™ application (app) is an integrated mobile app developed to up-skill community healthcare workers including nurses and clinic practitioners in areas where basic healthcare, first aid skills and clinics are scarce. The app allows for early detection of various disabilities and diseases...