The invention relates to the identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific biomarkers in urine and the method employed, using a urine sample to diagnose active tuberculosis (TB) or a latent tuberculosis infection. The biomarkers identified by the UCT team can be used to distinguish between...

Development of an Electrocoagulation Test Plant for the removal of Total Suspended Solids, Heavy Metals, Emulsified Oils, Bacteria, and other contaminants from stormwater. Electrocoagulation (EC) is a broad-spectrum treatment technology that removes total suspended solids, heavy metals, emulsified...

The need for accurate, rapid and sensitive detection of bio-molecules is becoming ever more pressing. The aforementioned are needed in several industries,  ranging from clinical diagnostics and screening to assessing microbial contamination in water and even plant disease diagnostics, to name just a...

AxioVR is a virtual reality software company that aims to address the growing local and international need of developing virtual reality paradigms for both research and industry.  This includes but is not limited to, developing VR paradigms that provide variable exposures to stressors such as height...

GreenTest is a compact, award-winning, device that tests nitrate levels in fruit, vegetables, meat, and water, helping people to quantify their daily nitrate intake and make healthier choices. The food-safe nitrate levels are determined on the bases of the World Health Organisation (WHO) standards...

A renewable energy powered street light which provides off-grid lighting.  Powered by a combination system of a vertical axis wind turbine, a solar panel, and a rechargeable battery system.  Can be used in residential areas as the wind turbine is quiet.

The project involves the development of a low-emission solid fuel, primarily aimed at developing a replacement fuel for the household use of coal and biomass (wood). While the concept of a “smokeless coal” is well known, and such products are used extensively internationally, all attempts to...

A reserved parking system that is access controlled through GPS communication and intelligence that can determine a smart phone’s position and automatically open a motorised barrier. The system will enable persons with disability to use any QPark parking space countrywide.

The Qbell™ is a simple press device that enables patients with motor and physical disabilities to get the attention of healthcare staff with ease.

A secure storage trolley for tablet computers which allows for them to be charged.