This is where creativity thrives, networks meet & ideas come to life.


CUTIS is the innovation service of the CUT (Central University of Technology) in Bloemfontein. It is all about innovation, invention and development, all things new and innovative, the future. At CUTIS we develop all the time, our divisions are at the forefront of additive manufacturing, advanced product manufacturing, rapid prototyping, agriculture and food safety and robotics and medical device innovation. CUTIS aims to solve complex problems in society with forward thinking and innovative solutions.

Our services


The need to raise awareness on the Intellectual Property Rights from Publicly Financed Research and Development Act No. 51 of 2008 (IPR-PFRD Act), NIPMO, and IP issues in general among researchers and institutional management is recognized as being vital to enhancing compliance with the Act and increasing the disclosure, protection and commercialization of IP for the benefit of South Africa.

Fund Raising

CUTIS assists in fundraising for the CUT as a tertiary institution.

Idea Generator

Innovation and entrepreneurship education has become a movement amongst Universities of Technology (UoTs) with the intention of turning more graduates from job seekers into wealth creators of cities and regions.

Recent projects

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Meet our team

For any of these services or units we have a team available to assist you –

Acting CEO
Ms Geralda Winkler

Executive Assistant
Ms Desire Duvenhage

Technology Analyst
Dr Hanita Swanepoel

ICE Administrator
Ms Sibongile Zondi

Business Development Manager
Mr Tseliso Mpekoa

Nimpo: Project Engineer
Mr Ian van Zyl

Finance Officer
Ms Nangamso Mbobo

NIPMO Administrator
Ms Christina Moremoholo

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Visit Us

Corner Victoria Rd &
Kolbe Ave,
Located at the Office of Technology Management and Science Park of the Central University of Technology (CUT), Free State

Give us a call

Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3834

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