SharkSafe Barrier: Net Free, Shark Free This barrier overwhelms sharks’ sensory system by stimulating their electro-receptors, and effective repellent that does not affect other bony fish and marine life. This means that demarcated areas of the sea can be kept shark free with a device that is not as...

Biofiltration System: Simplified Clean Water

To treat wastewater in a contact reactor, a biofilm consisting of a mixed population of microorganisms has been developed to serve as a biological scrubber. After formation in the reactor, the biofilm breaks down and removes organic contaminants. When...

Kovsie Brewery: Brewing Culture on Campus

This microbrewery and adjunct Brew School were established in collaboration with University of Free State’s Department of Microbial, Biochemical and Food Biotechnology. Kovsie is dedicated to exploring the science and technology that is involved in...

The LiGE Compressor: Storing Energy in Thin Air

The LiGE Compressor can be utilized to produce Compressed Natural Gas and Liquefied Natural Gas and/or Air. Primarily, LiGE uses the Compressor as a vital component of our Qube technology as the compressed air storage unit. However is can also be...

Smart Vent: Doesn’t Always Have to Be Switched On

This invention aims to replace older and ‘always-on’ ventilation and extractor fan units with a system that only operates when necessary. The Smart Vent will monitor humidity and temperature to determine when it should be in operation. This...

Irrigation System: Automated Water Conservation

What better way to water plants than a auto-regulated system? This irrigation system measures the moisture in the soil to ensure that the correct volume of water is disbursed to a garden or agricultural crop. This ensures that plants are neither...

Phehla Cut Craft Brewery: Yeast Can Have Culture Too

Completely unique to CUTis, Dr. Hanita Swanepoel initiated beer brewing as a hobby during her post-doctoral research fellowship. Her team soon grew to include microbiologists, food scientists, engineers, marketers and graphic designers...

BamPro: A Bambara Nut Probiotic Beverage This drinking probiotic is made from an indigenous ground nut and is set to take the health food scene by storm. BamPro is high in protein, high in anti-oxidants, low in cholesterol, gluten-free, lactose-free and generally delicious. Finally, BamPro has been...

Contactable: The Latest in Digital Identity Management This nifty application creates legal digital identity in under 30 seconds using only a mobile device. This identity is secured, authenticated and validated using the latest in Advanced Electronic Certification amongst other standards. Once...