Posts Tagged ‘Research Grant’

Battle Over Patents

Posted on: March 11th, 2022 by admin

At CapeRay we have been meticulous in protecting our intellectual property (IP) rights by regularly filing for patents and celebrating the […]

Angels in the Crowd

Posted on: February 4th, 2022 by admin

When an entrepreneur has a novel idea for a medical device, her biggest challenge will be to secure the necessary […]

Turning Discovery into Health

Posted on: December 17th, 2021 by admin

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has its origins in a one-room laboratory in New York City in 1887 and […]

Cape Town Company Develops Covid-19 Test Kit

Posted on: December 10th, 2021 by admin

Five years ago, CapeRay joined a consortium of local manufacturers to establish a not-for-profit company called the Western Cape Medical Devices […]

Who Gets the Credit?

Posted on: November 12th, 2021 by admin

A patent provides protection to the inventor for 20 years, during which period the patent owner has an exclusive right […]

Incentives for Publications

Posted on: July 23rd, 2021 by admin

We are all familiar with the aphorism, “Publish or perish,” challenging academics that unless they publish in reputable journals their […]

The DBT Pioneers

Posted on: June 25th, 2021 by admin

Digital breast tomosynthesis – DBT – has its origins in Holland in the 1930s when the neuroradiologist and electrical engineer George Ziedses […]

Mothers of Invention

Posted on: June 18th, 2021 by admin

We are all familiar with the proverb, “Necessity is the mother of invention,” the origins of which are attributed to Aesop’s Fables […]

Impact of Covid-19 on Breast Screening

Posted on: October 2nd, 2020 by admin

It’s the first week of October, the month when the colour pink highlights the efforts by society to remind women […]

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 […]