Posts Tagged ‘Innovation’

Amazon: The Ultimate Disruptor

Posted on: November 8th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

When Jeff Bezos (seen right, © Bloomberg) established an online bookstore 25 years ago, nobody could have imagined the way the company […]

BRICS and Technology Transfer

Posted on: October 18th, 2019 by admin 2 Comments

BRICS is the acronym that draws together the national economies of five emerging countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. […]

Celebrating MEP@40

Posted on: September 27th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

In 1979, the Journal of Biomedical Engineering was launched and fifteen years later, in 1994, the journal was renamed Medical […]

Opto-Acoustic Imaging Holds Promise

Posted on: August 30th, 2019 by admin

The problem with breast imaging modalities such as mammography and ultrasound, is that they are only able to show the […]

Health Tech Hub of Africa

Posted on: June 28th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Among the strategic projects of Wesgro – a local trade and investment agency – are included Air Access, to develop […]

Searching for the Inner Sanctum

Posted on: June 7th, 2019 by admin

The double helix of deoxyribose nucleic acid (DNA) is one of biology’s most iconic structures, inspiring the design of staircases […]

The Future of Healthcare

Posted on: May 31st, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

Over the past three days, the Africa Health Exhibition has taken place in Midrand where over 10,000 people – delegates, speakers, exhibitors […]

Disrupting the X-Ray Market

Posted on: February 22nd, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

It’s been more than 120 years since Ivan Puluj and Wilhelm Röntgen conducted their groundbreaking experiments leading to the discovery of X-rays. […]

Thinking Outside of the Globe

Posted on: February 15th, 2019 by admin 3 Comments

Since 1980, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has been collaborating with its American counterpart NASA to develop and deploy sophisticated […]

A Breakthrough from Cape Town

Posted on: February 1st, 2019 by admin

Earlier this week, a woman with severe aortic valve stenosis was operated on successfully at Groote Schuur Hospital by Jacques Scherman, […]