Welcome to Thinta Diagnostics
Thinta Diagnostics is a Cape Town based healthcare firm focused on non-invasive medical diagnostics. With a highly skilled management team consisting of a professor of biomedical engineering, a finance professional and a biomedical engineer with extensive industry experience, Thinta is positioned to have an extremely high social impact throughout Africa with its life-saving technologies targeted toward women and children.
Thinta received its seed funding from PATH (Program for Appropriate Technology in Health) in Seattle and receives support from the South African Medical Research Council. A strong management team, valuable partnerships, innovative technology, and an extremely strong financial proposition, Thinta Diagnostics is an ideal candidate for either social grant funding or investment funding.
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The Management Team
Martin Weiss MSc (Biomed Eng) | Chief Technical Officer
Martin has been in the telecoms industry since 1991, and has extensive experience in electronic design and product development within the instrumentation and telecoms fields. Martin´s qualifications include a BSC Electronic Engineering and a Masters in Medicine (Biomed).
Dayne Morkel MBA, CFA | Chief Executive Officer
Dayne Morkel has a strong financial background, having worked in Investment Banking for Morgan Stanley in New York, London, and Hong Kong, before returning to South Africa in 2011. He holds a Business Science (Finance) degree as well as an MBA, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Dayne is a member of the Board of Directors of Jembi Health Systems and is completing his PhD in socially responsible investment and impact investment.
Dr. Tony Bunn PhD | Chairperson
Was previously acting head of the department of biomedical engineering at the University of Cape Town and currently holds an honorary professorship with the university. He is also an extraordinary professor at the Central University of Technology and is the current director of the MRC-PATH Global Health Innovation Accelerator. His research has led to the establishment of five successful, local start-up health technology companies and one international company. He was catalytic in the formation of Thinta Diagnostics.