New study calls for greater female representation in innovation

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Published: 4Aug2021

In a new study published in Science, Professor John-Paul Ferguson underscores the necessity of identifying and supporting woman-owned patents and innovations, particularly in the biomedical and personal healthcare spheres. Female representation in innovation is crucial to progress in women’s health, Professor Ferguson says, especially because most male inventors focus on male-specific health or otherwise neglect to account for female health patterns when creating new treatments and products.

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