Hosted in partnership with the Health Innovation Hub (H2i) and the University of Toronto's Translational Research Program , Pillars of Health is an interdisciplinary networking event with the mission to provide a platform for members of the health community to interact, discuss ideas, and share information in a free and open space.
Hosted by U of T Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry, these two events will showcase the innovative research taking place within the Department, recognize the achievements of students and faculty, and present a networking opportunity.
Presented by IG Private Wealth Management and the Richie Group, Technology & the Future of Health Care will bring together innovators and clinical care experts with emerging healthcare technologies to determine the best path forward in the future of health care.
Early Bird Deadline: April 10, 2019
As part of U of T Entrepreneurship Week, OBIO will be hosting a Talent Development Workshop on 'Goal Setting, Prioritization and Dealing with Ambiguity.' Presented in two parts, join for all or a portion of the day's activities.
Hosted in partnership with the Baycrest-led Centre for Aging + Brain Health and Mary Furlong & Associates, this conference will feature world-class keynotes, discussions, rapid fire presentations, innovative thinking, pitch competitions and live interactive demonstrations of ground-breaking innovations in the aging and brain health sector.
Part of The Centre for Pharmaceutical Oncology Seminar Series, Dr. Guillermina Ferro-Flores will present research from the National Institute of Nuclear Research (ININ) Mexico.
Hosted by CellCAN in partnership with the Centre for Commercialization of Cancer Immunotherapy (C3i) and the Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM), this Strategic Forum represents a great opportunity to identify concrete actions to help stakeholders become better equipped to develop cell, tissue and gene therapies.
Hosted by Ryerson’s Master of Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program at Ryerson University (MEIE), this Info Session will provide prospective engineering and science students/graduates and industry professionals the opportunity to meet and learn about the program.
RBC Innovation & Entrepreneurship Speaker Series is hosting their first annual Female Founders Edition – in celebration of International Women’s Day. Leila Keshavjee, Saara Punjani, and Pooja Viswanathan will sit down for a panel discussion with Professor Christine Allen to discuss their entrepreneurial paths.
On March 5th, join us for an OBIO Member Workshop and hear:
How contract organizations think about projects
How to find the right partner and doing your due diligence on them
Best practices for negotiating contracts
What to do when things go wrong
Join leading North American investors, scientific experts, and 30 of Canada’s most innovative health science companies at OBIO’s 2019 Niagara Investment Summit in the heart of Ontario’s wine country on February 20 to 22, 2019. Don’t miss this opportunity to discover Canada’s innovations in Precision Medicine.
A panel discussion featuring participants from the Health and Biosciences Economic Strategy Table (HBEST) will speak to the report’s findings and the next stages of work underway on the implementation phase.
Presented by the Translational Research Program, a panel of experts will share their experiences from the front lines of clinical trials - failures, successes and everything they learned along the way.
Hosted by the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade along with the Consulates and Trade & Investment teams from Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, this event will provide companies with an introduction to the Central and Eastern European region and highlight cooperation between Ontario and these countries.
Hosted by TechTO, this fireside chat will invite Toronto startup CEOs and partners from their Silicon Valley investors to explore the finer points of fundraising, scaling, managing a board, accessing Silicon Valley venture capital, and more.
This panel discussion is a can’t-miss event if you are meeting with US investors. Featuring industry veterans who have secured cross-border investments, hear their first-hand experience on how they did it, what the expectations of US investors are, and what you should be ready to address, from investment terms and check size to taxes and immigration.
H2i's FemSTEM series aims to support women in STEM who want to create their own business. The next event will be on January 23rd, 2019 and will teach participants how to ideate, create, optimize and communicate a new business idea using H2i’s 10-point system.
Attendance at the Innovation Nation Conference is free and open to members of industry, commerce, academia, scientists, researchers, students and to members of the public interested in the inspirational stories, ideas and networking opportunities that the conference will provide.
Hosted by Demy-Colton and the EBD Group, the Biotech showcase is an investor partnering conference for health science companies and service providers. The conference runs January 7th-9th, 2019 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.
Bayer's Digital Campus Challenge invites participants to present their ideas on how digital technologies can be used in healthcare to improve the life of people. Finalists will pitch their idea on December 11 at Bayer Headquarters in Germany.
Presented by Ontario Genomics, this symposium will focus on closing the gap between genomics innovations and market impact. Gain insights into effectively dealing with red tape, regulatory burdens and other hurdles.
The third annual Medicine by Design Symposium will bring together principal investigators and trainees from across the University of Toronto and affiliated hospitals, along with members of the MDS Scientific Advisory Board, to share research and ignite new collaborations.
OBIO is proud to announce that Nik Nanos will join us as the keynote speaker for our 2018 Annual General Meeting. Mr. Nanos is the Chairman of Nanos Research, the Chair of Carleton University Board of Governors, and is the pollster for CTV News, the Globe & Mail and Bloomberg News in Canada.