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.


Friday, 30 October 2020
2020 Lab Notebooks Arrive

The UCT Laboratory Notebooks are in stock again and piled high behind Yandi Sopete and Taliep Hattas who will be handing the orders.  RC&I prints the books for use by our research community. These books are compliant with the requirements for proof of inventorship and intellectual property rights, have numbered pages and space for sign-off and witnessing, in line with the requirements of international Good Laboratory Practice (GLP).

Publication Date:
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 - 15:30
‘Appropriate’ Health Technology Innovation Though Frugal Biodesign

The focus on embracing appropriate health technology innovations has not been receiving enough attention. Most of the value propositions in health techs revolve around making healthcare affordable. However, by making technology low-cost does not automatically make if more affordable. There is a lot of innovation locked within such technology designs, however, the complexities of the healthcare industry are not considered.


Publication Date:
Tue, 26 Nov 2019 - 09:15
UCT Spin-Off Nisonic Exhibits at Medica, Düsseldorf, Germany.

Düsseldorf, Germany, November 18th, 2019. Nisonic AS, a startup co-founded by SINTEF and Cofounder in Norway, aims to make intracranial pressure (ICP) assessment as simple and easy as measuring body temperature. Nisonic is developing a novel method using properties of the optic nerve sheath to determine the patient’s ICP.

Publication Date:
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 - 10:30
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