South African Inventions

South Africa’s amazing inventions!

Why wait to get a job when you can Invent something for the world? Those small ideas you sort of ignore and think it’s a foolish day dream, put it on paper and you might just get a surprise of what your capabilities truly are. Contact the IDC.

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Some inventions that changed the world, developed by South Africans were the CAT Scan, Pratley, the KreepyKrauly, Putty and more.

A former minister of science and technology, Derek Hanekom once said after the development of the world’s first digital laser “This groundbreaking development is further evidence of the great potential we have in scientific innovation. That the world’s first digital laser should come from our country is testimony to the calibre of scientists that South Africa has,”

Visit the Heritage Carnival Event and learn more about inventions.