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.
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.
CUTIS assists in fundraising for the CUT as a tertiary institution.
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.
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South African medicine students develop an app to help deaf patients
Deaf people face challenges, this is what two medical students from the University of Cape Town (UCT) saw, Banele Mhlongo and…
South African doctor finds solution in knee implants that fit patient’s specific needs
Dr. Johan van der Merwe decided to do research in finding a solution in knee implant devices that do not fit…
A guide that will help 14 African countries with climate-smart agriculture, launched at the Climate-Smart agriculture Summit
On the 16th of May 2018, scientists form the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) attended the African Climate-Smart Agriculture Summit…
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