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UCT Spin-off Companies

Overview

A number of products based on UCT IP have been successfully commercialised and in certain instances spin-off companies created to commercialise the IP. A chronology of spin-off companies is provided in the table below. For details of the UCT products and spin-off companies please visit the respective pages.

UCT Spin-off Companies

 

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Year   Company Core Focus UCT Equity Status
2016 Cape Bio Pharms (Pty) Ltd

Cape Bio Pharms was started up to produce proteins in transiently modified tobacco plants at commercial scale.  The proteins can be used as reagents, incorporated in diagnostics and even as vaccines. More...

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2016    Dream Haven (Pty) Ltd

Dream Haven (Pty) Ltd has been established by Maxillofacial surgeon, Dr Rushdi Hendricks, to develop a novel medical device that will address sleep apnoea.  Dr Hendricks invented the device with Prof Deon Bezuidenhout (Health Sciences). More...

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2015 Attri Orthopedics (Pty) Ltd Established by serial-inventor Dr George Vicatos (Mechanical Engineering) to commercialise a number of inventions that he is either an inventor of, or co-inventor of. More...  

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2015 Lumkani (Pty) Ltd Lumkani (Pty) Ltd has received numerous accolades and awards for its innovative fire detection system that is being deployed in informal settlements. More...  

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2014 HyCat(Pty)Ltd HyPlat (Pty) Ltd

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IP holding company commercialising hydrogen fuel cell technology emanating from HySA Catalysis DST Centre of Competence. More ... Yes

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2014   DroneSAR (Pty) Ltd

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Consulting in radar applications and development of radar analytic software for drones for use in precision agriculture, etc. More ... Yes

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2014 AngioDesign (Pty) Ltd AngioDesign (Pty) Ltd
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Pharmaceutical product development related to Angiontensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. More ... No

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2013 Elemental Elemental Numerics (Pty) Ltd (previously Elemental Technologies IP Holdings)
Tel: +27 21 650 3299
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Computational Fluid Dynamics software for advanced simulation. More ... Yes

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2012 Tuluntulu Tuluntulu (Pty) Ltd

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Mobile: +27 83 32 3296
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One-to-many (users/viewers) live, continuous broadcast to mobile devices. More ... No

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2011 Antrum Biotech Antrum Biotech (Pty) Ltd

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Tel: +27 21 406 6509
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Extrapulmonary TB diagnostic test - rapid, bedside testing. More ... Yes

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2011   Seraptix CC

Tel: +27 21 406 6071
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Biosensor / diagnostic. More ... No

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2011 PST sensors PST Sensors (Pty) Ltd

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Tel: +27 21 650 3327
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Printed silicon electronics - e.g. thermistor temperature sensors. More ... Yes

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2010 SAT Strait Access Technologies (Pty) Ltd

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Tel: +27 21 406 6385
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Heat valve and deployment devices for insertion of heart valves / repair, trans-apically. More ... Yes

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2009 Cape Ray CapeRay Medical (Pty) Ltd

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Tel: +27 21 702 4299
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Low dose x-ray coupled with ultrasound for breast cancer detection. More ... Yes

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2007 NRI Nurture Restore Innovate

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Environmental restoration of arid zones, initially in the Namaqualand post diamond mining. More ... No

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2006

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Hot Platinum (Pty) Ltd

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Tel: +27 21 556 8469
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Induction furnace and casting equipment for jewellers / dentists. More ... No

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2006 Cape Carotene Cape Carotene (Pty) Ltd Feed additive for aquaculture (astaxanthin). More ...


 
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2004 cell life Cell-Life

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Tel: +27 21 469 1111
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e-Health technology development company. More ... No

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2004   Isiqu Orthopedics (Pty) Ltd
 
Design & manufacture bone & joint implants


 
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