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UCT Innovation by Numbers - 2017
The total income from IP commercialisation was R 3.78m and a total of 4 new UCT spin-off companies were formed, the highest ever in a year. 41 invention disclosures were received by RC...
UCT Exhibits at Innovation Bridge 2017
The time has come and gone for the Department of Science and Technology’s 2017 Innovation Bridge event.
Look into UCT’s Technology Innovation Activities through the Glass Pipeline
In response to comments from various stakeholders about the need to have a sense of the projects in the university’s pipeline, RC...
Electronic Lab Notebooks
RCI has produced hard copy laboratory notebooks a number of years, but especially in certain research areas an electronic notebook is now preferable.
RCIPS becomes Research Contracts & Innovation (RC&I)
At the beginning of 2016 it was decided that the Department of Research and Innovation that housed the Research Office and RC...

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Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Inventor Portfolio Reports

UCT Inventors will be receiving personal patent portfolio reports in the near future, but please email us if you would like your one now.

The patent reports are typically useful for updating your CV, or for NRF ratings.  The report lists all the patent families that you are listed as an inventor on, as well as the application dates, status and territories involved.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 15:15
World IP Day 2018: Celebrating Women

The World Intellectual Property (IP) Day is celebrated each year on 26 April and this year the theme is “Powering change: Women in innovation and creativity”. The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has selected this theme to recognise and celebrate the contribution of women in driving global change through science, innovation and the arts.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 14:15
US patent granted for UCT’s maxillofacial distractor

UCT was recently granted a US patent for its maxillofacial distractor, a medical device for the reconstruction of the human upper jaw (maxilla). This device has been jointly invented by A/Prof George Vicatos of Mechanical Engineering, Dr Rushdi Hendricks who is a maxillofacial surgeon in private practice, and James Boonzaier while studying at UCT. Dr Hendricks recently completed a PhD related to this work.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 14:00
UCT Innovation by Numbers - 2017

The total income from IP commercialisation was R 3.78m and a total of 4 new UCT spin-off companies were formed, the highest ever in a year.  41 invention disclosures were received by RC&I and 72 new patent applications were filed at different stages of patenting (up from 67 in 2016) and 16 patents were granted.  

Publication Date:
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 10:45

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