On May 13th, OBIO hosted the 2019 Queen’s Park Health Science Industry Showcase which attracted over 100 attendees, including Ministers, MPPs, government officials and health science industry leaders who came to see the latest in health care innovation from our displaying companies.
Apply to be one of 4 OBIO member companies to pitch to the Mid Atlantic Bio Angels (MABA), a group of active angel investors based in New York City. Companies will receive constructive feedback on what they need to have in place prior to applying for investment from MABA or similar groups to improve their chances of getting investment.
The Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO®) today released its latest report, ‘Achieving Impact Through Adoption of Innovative Health Technologies: Establishing Early Adopter Health Organizations as an Accelerator for Economic Growth in Ontario’, which describes an early adopter model to facilitate the evaluation and adoption of innovative health technologies in Ontario health organizations.
Last week, the 2019 Federal Budget was introduced and it included some announcements and changes that health science companies should be aware of.
OBIO® (Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization) is proud to announce the success of the 2019 Niagara Investment Summit on February 20-22, 2019. The 2019 Niagara Investment Summit featured over 30 of Canada’s most promising innovative health science companies and more than 30 US and global investors and VCs.
OBIO is proud to announce the opening of the 2019 Niagara Investment Summit in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, on February 21-22, 2019. The 2019 Niagara Investment Summit will feature over 30 of Canada’s most promising innovative health science companies meeting with more than 30 US and global investors and VCs in Niagara-on-the-Lake to propel investment in Canada’s health science industry.
you are considering hiring a new graduate or intern this coming January, it is a good idea to get started now. OBIO H2BB is constantly sourcing new early career talent from top business and innovation programs and is filling roles now.
The Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO®) is honoured to announce the conclusion of the successful Canadian Health Investment Showcase which took place in New York, NY, on November 5 and 6, 2018.
Candidates like these are currently interviewing for placements for this January’s H2BB cohort. Don't miss out on the best and brightest business talent!
Co-op students for January internships are already securing positions. OBIO H2BB can help connect you to top tier talent from programs with January internships including McMaster’s Master of Biomedical Discovery and Commercialization, University of Toronto’s Master of Biotechnology and McMaster’s DeGroote Co-op MBA. Students from these programs may qualify for Ontario’s Co-operative Education Tax Credit.
This week, as part of the TCI Network 2018 Global Conference, OBIO CEO Gail Garland led a session with Canadian and international experts on our domestic health cluster.
In response to industry demand, OBIO is proud to announce the launch of the OBIO Job Board, its latest ‘Access to Talent’ program.
The OBIO Job Board will be hosted on the newly revamped OBIO website and will be free for all health science companies wishing to post their latest health science job openings.
If you are considering hiring a new graduate or intern this coming January, it is a good idea to get started now. OBIO H2BB is constantly sourcing new early career talent from top business and innovation programs.
OBIO has pre-screened 18 business-experienced candidates ready to help your company scale and grow. These high-quality recent business (MBA; M.Mgmt; M. Mgt Innovation, etc.) graduates and co-op students have the Business Development skills you need.
OBIO Health To Business Bridge™ program (H2BB™) has 20 pre-screened business-experienced candidates ready to help your company scale and grow. These high-quality recent business graduates and co-op students have the Business Development skills you need.
As part of the Federal Government’s regulatory reform agenda, the health science industry has been announced as one of three sectors targeted for regulatory review. This is an unprecedented opportunity for health science companies to provide direct, open-ended feedback to the federal government on the regulatory challenges and hurdles that directly (or indirectly) impact your business.
OBIO H2BB is now offering top graduate-level, business-trained students and recent graduates, who will expand your business, marketing and/or finance strategies through market research, investor targeting, or conference preparation.
Executives from Ontario’s healthcare sector say they could benefit from a network of early adopter institutions and a capital fund that invests directly in health science companies preparing to commercialize their products and market them globally as they scale their businesses in Canada.
On June 14th, get behind-the-scenes on the recent changes at the FDA and learn more about how regulatory process changes affect your company.
Canada’s premiere innovation and commercialization event for medical device professionals, co-hosted by Starfish Medical and OBIO, Medical Device Playbook 2018 is coming to the MaRS Discovery District on May 8, 2018.
This week, in Part 2 of a blog that began last week, we review the Niagara Emerging Health Science Company Forum, held in Niagara-on-the-Lake on Feb 1-2, 2018.
The forum brought together CEOs and senior executives from high potential Canadian health science companies with senior leadership from American investors and strategics in beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake for two days of panel presentations, executive roundtables, and networking dinners.
OBIO is working to develop a model that will advance early access to the Ontario market. Critical to the development of this initiative is the ability to quantify the Ontario health science technology pipeline by category and stage of readiness to address the barriers to market access.
Michael Greeley, Co-Founder and General Partner at Flare Capital Partners, an early stage healthcare technology venture firm, and a Founding General Partner Flybridge Capital Partners blogged about Ontario's Health Tech Scene. Michael was a panelist at OBIO's recent Niagara on the Lake Health Sciences Emerging Company Forum, and wrote about his overall impression of the Ontario's emerging health tech companies.
In part one of a blog that will continue next week, Jordan Cork, OBIO Finance & Marketing Associate, will review our Niagara Health Science Emerging Company Forum event, held in Niagara-on-the-Lake, February 1-2, 2018.
OBIO CAAP® is a unique, industry-led initiative that provides selected high-potential Ontario health science companies with mentoring, strategic guidance and access to an expansive network of health science industry experts and investors to enhance the ability of OBIO CAAP companies to secure financing.
On November 27, 2017, OBIO hosted keynote speaker Dr. Edward Abrahams, President of the Personalized Medicine Coalition, at its 9th Annual Public Meeting at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP and launched OBIO's latest report, "Bridging the Talent Gap"
On November 27th, as part of OBIO's Annual Public Meeting, OBIO will be launching our latest report, Bridging the Talent Gap, on the unique value of OBIO’s Health to Business Bridge (H2BB™) business internship program in 2017.
On October 24th, OBIO's Health Economics Day workshop, hosted in partnership with St. Michael’s Hospital on October 24th, was a great success.
Congratulations to several current and previous OBIO member companies that proudly displayed their cutting edge technologies at the Invictus Games' Accessibility Innovation Showcase. The event featured companies whose technologies help improve the lives o fpeople with disabilities. The Showcase was an official event of the 2017 Invictus Games, and highlighted innovative assistive technologies and devices through interactive exhibits.
The Invictus Games is an international Paralympic-style multi-sport event, created by Prince Harry of Wales, in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans take part in sports.