MolecuLight’s Dr. Ralph D’Costa Wins Inventor of the Year Award

Toronto, ON, July 2, 2014. MolecuLight is proud to announce that Dr. Ralph D’Costa has won the Inventor of the Year Award for MolecuLight.

University Health Network (UHN)  is an organization of leaders at every level and two were chosen to be recognized at this year’s meeting. They included, researchers Dr. Ralph DaCosta and Dr. Tak Mak as Inventors of The Year.​

Dr. Ralph DaCosta was recognized for his development of a hand-held fluorescence imaging device for real-time wound care monitoring and assessment, and its ongoing successful commercialization through the creation of the company Moleculight Inc.


About MolecuLight

MolecuLight has developed a revolutionary portable handheld optical imaging platform for point-of-care wound analysis. The technology allows for rapid visual detection of bacteria, procedural guidance, assessment of viable vs. non-viable tissues, and the quantification, tracking and documentation of bacterial load and other wound features. Moleculight’s technology platform also has potential applications in other medical and non-medical markets. For more information, please visit