Enterprises University of Pretoria deploys multi-disciplinary teams of experts that provide innovative research and advisory services. Most of our solutions are customised and draws on the latest best practice as informed by science and evidence.

Our ability to engage with and solve current real-world challenges on a day-to-day basis makes us a business partner of choice – both locally and internationally.


Core competencies

  •   Advanced Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) and communication solutions for industrial applications:
    •   Physical network level, including sensor hardware/nodes and communication, cognitive radio and     energy harvesting
    •   Logical network level, including localisation, mobility, routing, intelligence and security
    •   Application level, including application of the above in industrial environments
  •   Computer and communication networks, modelling and analysis
  •   Large-scale IoT-based Cyber Physical System (CPS)
  •   Low-Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN)
  •   Machine learning
  •   Mathematical modelling of communication systems
  •   Mobile health
  •   Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) and smart cards/tokens
  •   Sensor fusion
  • eHealth, elderly monitoring, fall detection and Body Area Networks (BAN)
  • Information, network and system security
  • Internet of Energy, including smart buildings
  • Internet of Farms, including smart agriculture and cropping
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and sensor technologies for smart cities, including connected cars and intelligent transportation systems and modelling
  • IoT-based Smart Water Management System (SWMS) for water loss reduction and water quality control
  • Signal processing
  • Smart miner safety systems for underground mines
  • Software Defined Wireless Sensor Networks (SDWSN) and Network Function Virtualisation (NFV)
  • Wireless communication
  • Wireless Sensors Networks (WSN), including protocols and applications

Value proposition

Research and advisory services

The ability to provide business-to-business solutions across the full life cycle of services from project conceptualisation to delivery and capacity building using scientific evidence as basis

Specialised services

We draw on the expertise of over 140 disciplines from nine faculties of the University of Pretoria. This enables us to deploy multi-faceted teams that provide customised and innovative solutions