Episode 4 – Innovation from the Global South

#4 - How can we foster innovation? And what does it mean to innovate?

In this podcast episode, Almas speaks with Dr. Sudesh Sivarasu, an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Dr. Sivarasu completed his undergraduate studies in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering from Madras University in 2004. He continued for his masters in Biomedical Engineering (2006) followed by Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering from VIT University, India. Dr. Sivarasu’s research is in the field of medical device innovation and creating affordable health technologies. He heads the Medical Devices and Orthopaedic Biomechanics Research Group at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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