Grey Slide Imaging Announces License Agreement with University of Massachusetts Boston

Ottawa,– October 20, 2021 – Grey Slide Imaging announced today an exclusive worldwide technology license agreement with the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Grey Slide will use the technology to enhance it’s digital scanning within their end-to-end digital pathology solution which includes: a whole slide imaging scanner, image analysis software with embedded artificial intelligence (AI) and workflow management software.

"It is an honour to partner with with Grey Slide Imaging on the commercialization of our work using Fourier Phase Contrast Microscopy.” said Dr. Chandra S. Yelleswarapu, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of Massachusetts Boston. “It will be exciting to work with Grey Slide on applying this technology to the digital pathology field” said D.V.G.L.N. Rao, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Physics, University of Massachusetts Boston."

This novel and patented imaging technique provides improved contrast and spatial resolution for studying cellular behaviors and pathways to gain a deeper understanding of functions, disease mechanisms and responses to treatments. This technology will also be instrumental for imaging subcellular organelles or compartments.

Grey Slide’s unique digital pathology ecosystem enables pathologists to detect and diagnosis diseases faster and with better accuracy than ever before.


Grey Slide is a new medical device start up based in silicon valley north, Ottawa Ontario. Grey Slide provides affordable and universal access to digital pathology. Grey Slide is bringing to market a game changing end-to-end pathology solution to include: whole slide imaging scanner, image analysis software including artificial intelligence and workflow software. Our mission is to improve global access to early diagnosis, prognosis, and predictive treatment of disease so we can ALL live healthier lives. To learn more, visit

ABOUT UMASS BOSTON: The University of Massachusetts Boston is deeply rooted in the city’s history, yet poised to address the challenges of the future. Recognized for innovative research, metropolitan Boston’s public university offers its diverse student population both an intimate learning environment and the rich experience of a great American city. UMass Boston’s colleges and graduate schools serve 16,000 students while engaging local and global constituents through academic programs, research centers, and public service. To learn more, visit

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