Remote Support: A Digital Call for Repair

Much of South Africa has poor internet connectivity and very scarce medical resources, often in the same geographical area. This technology provides a remote PC and mobile communication tool which reports faulty or broken medical equipment to technicians...

Streamlined Storage Because Every Drop Counts!

The Every Drop Counts (EDC) Rainwater System harvest rainwater and greywater, thereby conserving water by decreasing domestic water demand. This technology eliminates the need for an electric water pump to distribute the harvested water via a...

AquaTrip: A Trip Switch to Save Water

Saving water is absolutely imperative in South Africa and increasingly, other parts of the world as well. AquaTrip can be installed for any kind of property to monitor dynamic water consumption, protecting the entire selected plumbing system. If excessive...

Sol-gel Long Lasting Power

These long lasting and significantly safer batteries are novel because of a sol-gel base. A uniform carbon coating process produces high-performance lithium-ion batteries. This method makes use of organic phosphoric acid as carbon and phosphoric sources to produce the...

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Fruit Waste to Solve Inherited Water Problems According to a first aspect of the invention, there is provided a process for the bioremediation of acid mine tailings comprising or consisting of contacting the acid mine tailings with banana fruit waste. Depending on the desired outcome of the...

This tower treats grey water at the source allowing reuse and recycling of this increasingly precious commodity. The tower consists of several layers of mostly waste items, which together act to purify the water. Fly-ash (a waste product) and lime form the first of the layers in the tower and...

Current commercially available rapid HIV tests are complex and require multiple steps that must be executed with precision. This can be time-consuming for clinicians, could lead to errors during diagnosis and discourages self-administration. The MicroPatch™, developed by Incitech, removes this...

Medical 3D Printing Pipeline The University of Cape Town's (UCT) Division of Biomedical Engineering (UCT BME) strives to create cost effective designs and use innovative materials to ‘3D print’ medical devices, especially with the aim of solving unmet clinical needs identified. UCT has the enabling...

Ardhi Concepts is an entity which houses skin care brands for different markets and consumer groups, including health Spa's, hotels and retail. The ‘brand house’ was initiated by founder, Boitumelo Mphahlele, as the search for solutions to her own struggle with Dermatitis. Now Ardhi Concepts house...

Hydrogen and fuel cell technologies offer zero emissions and are a clean alternative to fossil fuels. HySA Systems have made improvements in performance, reliability and cost competitiveness of fuel cell components and systems. These have been demonstrated in a number of pilot projects. Products for...