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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...
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.

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Friday, 17 August 2018
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.  

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Monday, February 26, 2018 - 10:45
Open innovation challenge to address water crisis

Advantage Austria, the Technology Innovation Agency, Silicon Cape and RIIS are running an Open Innovation Challenge looking for innovative solutions in the area of agricultural water conservation and irrigation.  All of the information is available on www.agriwater.org.za. Please note that the submission closing date is 15 March 2018. 


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Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 09:45
Philip Hoekstra appointed to International Technology Transfer Network (ITTN) International Committee

Philip Hoekstra, UCT Intellectual Property Manager, was recently appointed to the International Committee of the International Technology Transfer Network (ITTN) based in China.   The ITTN promotes International Technology Transfer through a variety of mechanisms, including matchmaking events and conferences.   Of particular importance is the focus on BRICS countries and Philip will further serve as one of the South African representatives of their new BRICS Technology Transfer Cooperation Mechanism.

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 14:45
BRICS Technology Transfer Cooperation Mechanism formalised in Kunming, China

More than 50 delegates from BRICS countries met on 30 November 2017 in Kunming, China to participate in the first BRICS Technology Transfer Cooperation Forum and Workshop. The activities were part of the Kunming Summit of the China (Beijing) International Technology Transfer Convention. At the Kunming Summit, an action plan for a BRICS Technology Transfer Cooperation Mechanism was launched. The initial stage, which includes setting up a BRICS Technology Transfer Centre in Kunming, will be funded by the local Municipal Government.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 08:15

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