Posts Tagged ‘Launch’

Professor and Entrepreneur

Posted on: September 11th, 2020 by admin

Twenty years ago, I published a commentary entitled “The professor as entrepreneur” in which I reflected on my decade as an academic […]

The Next Unicorn

Posted on: July 24th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

In the business world, a “unicorn” is the term used to indicate that a privately held startup company has a […]

Where was Peer Review?

Posted on: June 5th, 2020 by admin

The origins of peer review can be traced back over 350 years to the launch of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal […]

Investing in Ultrasound

Posted on: March 6th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

Late last year we highlighted a report by Signify Research on the world market in breast imaging that encapsulated both mammography and […]

Failure of the Next Big Thing

Posted on: January 24th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

When we think of technology companies like Apple or Google that have emerged from Silicon Valley, we normally associate them […]

Coming Full Circle

Posted on: November 15th, 2019 by admin

On Friday 6 January 1956, Allan Cormack arrived for work at Groote Schuur Hospital, having been appointed as part-time nuclear physicist, spending […]

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 BME@50

Posted on: September 20th, 2019 by admin 3 Comments

Yesterday marked an important milestone for the field of biomedical engineering (BME) in Cape Town as it celebrated its 50th […]

Launch of a New Journal

Posted on: May 24th, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

The Society of Breast Imaging and Oxford University Press have recently launched the Journal of Breast Imaging (JBI), the first peer-reviewed journal […]