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upcoming obio events
OBIO will be hosting Pfizer Global at ONRamp (100 College Street, Suite 158) for a workshop and partnering day. Representatives from Pfizer Global will be present to discuss Pfizer’s partnering philosophy, as well as the interests of individual research units. They will also discuss Pfizer’s unique approach to drug discovery. Following the workshop and Q&A session, there is also the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a Pfizer representative to discuss potential partnering opportunities. If interested, please register by March 14th, and request a one-on-one as part of the registration process.
Recent OBIO Events
OBIO is partnering with NRC-IRAP’s Biomedical Sector Team on a workshop on how Canadian companies and researchers can access funding, directly or indirectly, from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Join OBIO® on Tuesday, February 6th for a seminar delivered by Professional Coaches and Digital/Strategic Marketing experts.
Join OBIO® on Friday, January 26th for a half-day session delivered by market research experts.
On November 27th, OBIO held its 9th Annual Public Meeting at offices of Norton Rose Fulbright. It was an exciting event with a formidable Keynote, a packed room of industry leaders, and an excellent venue for networking!
Upcoming Industry Events
RESI on MaRS - April 10, 2018
Note: The RESI Innovation Challenge invites the top-tier early-stage companies in therapeutics, medical devices, diagnostics, and healthcare IT to present from around the globe. The deadline to apply is March 2nd, 2018.
The McMaster Health Sciences Venture Fair features top McMaster health science researchers pitch their novel ideas to venture capital investors. A networking lunch and roundtable session with Q&A is included, with questions answered by the investors themselves. The event is followed by an afternoon reception.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Brian Lichty, PhD
Senior VP of Basic Research at Turnstone Biologics,
Associate Professor, Pathology & Molecular Medicine at McMaster
Bloom Burton is hosting its seventh annual Healthcare Investor Conference on May 2 and 3, 2018, at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Toronto, hosting approximately 60 of Canada’s premier publicly-traded and venture-backed private companies together with the most promising pre-venture companies in the healthcare industry.
Recent Industry Events
The BlockchainHub is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the Medicalchain team from the UK in this special event on Blockchain and healthcare.
The Canadian Global Initiative Against Alzheimer's Disease presents the 2nd Alzheimer's Awareness Gala
Monday, December 18, 2017
5:30pm - 10pm
Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, Ontario
This years' keynote speakers include Dr. Serge Gauthier, Dr. Michael Gold, and Prof K. Yogesan.
- Dr. Gauthier, C.M., MD, FRCPC, is the Director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Unit, McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging.
- Dr. Gold is Vice-President, Development Neurosciences, at AbbVie.
- Professor Yogesan is a Professor at the School of Medicine, University of Notre Dame, and a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University.
Keynote speaker, David Rosenberg, Chief Economist, Gluskin Sheff + Associates, will be speaking about 'Living with Lower for Longer', the event will be in support of research on the impact of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) by Dr. Shelley Boyd, CEO of Translatum Medicus.
Monday December 4th, 2017
Hosted at JLabs Toronto
On November 23rd, Tanja Dowe, CEO, and Tom Gibbs, Director, of Debiopharm Innovation Fund S.A will be in attendance to give an overview presentation about their company's key areas of interest and to meet 1-on-1 with companies that have been accepted after applying online.