Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) is an aquatic weed which has one of the highest growth rates of all plants in the world. This fast-growing plant causes numerous problems in water bodies.  These problems are related to navigation, recreation, irrigation and hydropower generation. The complete...

The product offers healthy bread naturally fortified by the nutrition of Amaranth. The bread contains high micronutrients including iron, zinc, vitamin A and C from the indigenous Amaranth species. Manufacturing of nutritious bread from indigenous and highly nutritious plants. The product offers a...

The proposed technology is a vertical modular hydroponics pipe system which affords cultivated plants continuous access to mineral solution even while the irrigating system is off. The design allows for plants to be irrigated periodically, as opposed to continuously, thus reducing the amount of...

The CSIR is a leading technology research organization which has been working on R&D and innovations on green ICT technologies to realise affordable broadband connectivity for rural and underserved communities – an effort to achieve aim of “leaving no one behind by 2030” as championed by the United...

The mir-THYpe test reduces up to 81% of unnecessary thyroid surgeries.

Up to 68% of the population has Thyroid Nodules. From those, around 30% are classified as "indeterminate": the cytopathologist doesn´t have enough material to classify as benign or as malignant. Surgery is the gold standard...

Using a metallurgical waste product, the invention consists of a method to treat acidic water from mining sites. The treated water can be used for industrial application or with additional steps be treated for potable usage.

Water is currently a scarce resource in South Africa and the depletion...

This invention is an electronic medical, digital device that computes and grades the stages of Asthma aetiology and severity using wearable biosensors and environmental Nanosensors, with the capacity to predict imminent Asthma attacks and future attacks. The Asthma grid uses an algorithm to compute...

Industrial electrowinning is one such example where archaic technology has become the norm, with innovation being limited simply because the process is “good enough”. After doing a fundamental analysis on the electrowinning process, the design team has invented a dynamic solution which improves on...

The world’s technological and economical developments have significantly increased the demand for electrical energy. While non-renewable energy source such as; coal, natural gas, and oil are efficient energy sources, they have many drawbacks such as; the limitation in supply and the concentration of...

The invention relates to a process for producing extracts with valuable bioactive compounds from waste pomace generated during olive oil processing, which in return also minimises the environmental burden generated by the waste products. The resulting olive extracts are a source of Vitamin E...