UCT Diagnostic Innovations at Africa Health 2019
RC&I exhibited a number of different diagnostic technologies at the Africa Health 2019 conference and exhibition that was held at Gallagher Estate, Midrand.
Team UCT Represented at a Workshop on Translation of Health Innovations
Team UCT Represented at a Workshop on Translation of Health Innovations
A team of young University of Cape Town researchers attended a workshop on Translational Research, Health Innovation and Commercialization in Durban.
Four women innovators to watch at UCT
Universities are conducive to innovation, as researchers and students dedicate themselves to the act of problem-solving through research. Over the past few years, UCT has been central to an array of practical innovations that have been implemented...
World IP Day – Reach for Gold
This year’s World IP Day campaign focused on sport and IP, exploring how innovation, creativity and IP rights encourage and protect innovations that support the development of sport and its enjoyment around the world.
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.


Thursday, 14 November 2019
Health tech: appropriate over affordable

Sudesh Sivarasu believes that countries in the global south can and should solve their own problems rather than seeking solutions from elsewhere.

Publication Date:
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 - 09:30
Using microorganisms to clean mine water

Imagine a settlement where people with different skills live close together and contribute to the community’s overall success: there are farmers who produce food, artisans who process the food, people who consume the food and others who remove waste. They cannot function in isolation relying on each other for survival. Together they are strong and thrive.

Publication Date:
Tue, 09 Jul 2019 - 12:15
Multimillion rand boost for Africa medicines research

University of Cape Town (UCT) alumnus and former chairman and chief executive of Coca-Cola Neville Isdell has donated $1 242 160 (about R18 million) towards research into the discovery of new medicines for infectious diseases at the university’s Drug Discovery and Development Centre (H3D).

Publication Date:
Tue, 09 Jul 2019 - 11:30
Student’s urine-recovery system for R600m building

In a first for South Africa, a urine-recovery urinal system, developed in the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Department of Civil Engineering, has been incorporated into the design of Growthpoint Properties’ new corporate headquarters for Exxaro in Centurion.

Publication Date:
Thu, 04 Jul 2019 - 14:30