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UWC TTO awarded at the DST Innovation Bridge Event 2015

UWC TTO awarded at the DST Innovation Bridge Event 2015

The inaugural Innovation Bridge Technology Showcase and Matchmaking Event, initiated by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) was held on 2 and 3 February 2015.  The event was the first of its kind, allowing technology based commercialisation partners, entrepreneurs and investors to access South African publicly-funded technology offerings.

UWC TTO participated in this event showcasing 4 of its technologies including Seq2Res, an HIV drug resistance testing software; iBATECH, a natural pesticide and fertiliser; an Acid Mine Drainage treatment technology using waste fly ash and HySA Systems, a Centre of Competence that develops novel and practical hydrogen systems and prototypes.  UWC TTO won 2 awards, one for the “Best Exhibitor from Offices of Technology Transfer” and the other in the category of “Best Prototype for the Technology Transfer Office” for its demonstration model from HySA Systems on their hydrogen powered fan.

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