SlowRedT involves a modified release delivery system of Rooibos extract (Aspalathus linearis) to be used as a nutraceutical or dietary supplement that will deliver specific Rooibos polyphenolic constituents immediately as well as over an extended period. The Rooibos tea with its unique phenolic constituents has been well reported for its anti-oxidant potential, which is associated with disease prevention and various health benefits.

The largest University in the Western Cape with 30 000 enrolled students can also boast that it is at the heart of technology and innovation in South Africa and on the African continent. Beyond the six faculties that present a wide range of accredited undergraduate and postgraduate courses, CPUT has numerous innovative technologies in various stages of commercialisation.