Three new IFAE patents
October 9, 2023Medical Physics Group
IFAE filed a new medical imaging technology patent application: “Proton CT System with Improved Proton Energy Detector” and a patent application was granted named “Devices, Systems, and Methods for Mammography with a Detector Having Reduced Dimensions.” The third is a PET technology based new patent application filed in the European Patent Office.
- In collaboration with the University of Birmingham and the University of Geneva, IFAE researchers Thorsten Lux and Cesar Jesus Valls have filed a pioneering patent for a “Proton CT System with Improved Proton Energy Detector.” in the US. More information can be found in the paper “A novel range telescope concept for proton CT”
- The IFAE patent for “Devices, Systems, and Methods for Mammography with a Detector Having Reduced Dimensions. ” by Mokhtar Chmeissani has been granted in the US.
- A patent application based on a novel PET technology by the medical physics group at IFAE has been filed in the European Patent Office.
Time Projection Chambers (TPC) installation completed at J-PARC
September 13, 2023
The detector is already connected to the gas system and first cosmics in this configuration are expected to be recorded in about 4 weeks. First data taking with a neutrino beam is planned for the 2nd half of November and December.
Bullnet Capital leads new investment in the IFAE spin-off Deep Detection
July 20, 2023
The IFAE spin-off Deep Detection, a cutting-edge X-ray inspection technology company, has secured a substantial investment led by Bullnet Capital, a prominent Spanish venture capital firm specializing in deep-tech companies.