How Biotech Start-Up Khepri Innovations Aims To Solve Problems In The Health And Research Sectors In An Economically Viable Way. Based in Gauteng, South Africa, Khepri Innovations is a cutting edge biotechnology company established in 2012. The company combines principles and technologies from a multitude of spheres including: industrial entomology, engineering, agriculture and biotechnology.
By merging such diverse yet specialized expertise, together with fresh entrepreneurial ideas and commercial creativity, it strives to solve various problems in the agricultural, health and research sectors in an economically viable way. The company’s vision is to be the number one bioconversion research and sustainable animal feed producers in the world. Its on a mission to help with the conversion of waste products into high value products through the use of technology, to assist in the research and patenting of indigenous knowledge solutions.
Khepri Innovations were Finalist in the Makers of More: Your Idea, Your Community, Your Action challenge in 2015, it was a Semi-finalist Future Forward: Youth Innovations for Employment in Africa Challenge in 2014 and it was a 2nd Place winner at the Gauteng Accelerator Project Green Technology in 201. The company’s passion for a greener more sustainable South Africa has lead it to spread knowledge and provide assistance in areas regarding the proper waste management and disposal. It therefore consults with various partners and customers within the butchery and abattoir sectors regarding efficient and proper disposal of wastes. It offers consulting & Training Services Project Management services Research and development Abattoir Waste Collection and Treatment.
The company was founded by Bandile Dlabantu who also serves as the company’s Managing Director, he is an energetic and ambitious self starter, coach and entrepreneur in the bio-economy with experience in Waste Management, the Bio-economy and Waste to Energy sector.