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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...
2016 Innovation in Numbers
The key metrics for 2016 are looking really positive, with some great trends, such as an increased number of first time inventors. The total income from IP commercialisation was R15.2m and were once again 2 new UCT spin-off companies were formed....

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Annual Water Accelerator Call by the Water Technologies Demonstration (WADER) Programme

The Water Research Commission has invited innovative solutions from Public and Private institutions as part of their Annual Water Accelerator Call. The Call is part of the Water Technologies Demonstration (WADER) Programme with the intention to identify and demonstrate innovative and sanitation solutions that will contribute to achieving the objectives of the National Water Research, Development and Deployment Programme (See here).

Publication Date:
Monday, December 11, 2017 - 10:15
UCT Wins at Innovation Bridge 2017

Innovation Bridge 2017 held in Midrand in Gauteng culminated in an award ceremony where there were five prizes for different categories. UCT was honoured to receive the award for the “Innovation most likely to reach national and international markets” for the technologies related to Additive Manufactured Medical Devices.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 09:15
Student responds to Cape Town water crisis

When third-year civil engineering student Nkosinathi Nkomo was unable to register for studies in 2017 due to a lack of funds, he decided to make the best of a bad situation.

Nkomo used his engineering knowledge to respond to Cape Town’s water crisis through a new business called AquaRenu.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 11:45
Annual UCT Innovation Booklet Published

RC&I’s annual “Innovation at UCT” publication is now available as a download from the righthand panel.  The theme of this year’s publication is “Elements of Innovation” and some really creative periodic tables were found (and used as section dividers) that are certainly very different to the most conventional depiction of the periodic table of elements. 

Publication Date:
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 16:15

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