Feb
20
to Feb 22

2019 Niagara Investment Summit

  • Pillar and Post Inn & Spa (map)
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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.

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OBIO Annual General Meeting 2018
Nov
28
5:00 PM17:00
EES

OBIO Annual General Meeting 2018

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.

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Talking to Doctors & Patients: Using Primary Market Research Data to Seal the Deal with Investors
Nov
13
11:00 AM11:00
EES

Talking to Doctors & Patients: Using Primary Market Research Data to Seal the Deal with Investors

Hear from health science industry leaders on how they used primary market research data to understand their customer, develop their products and land investors.

Featuring Dr. Claude Piché (Co-Creator and CEO, Locemia), Martin Lafontaine (Chief Commerical Officer, Locemia) and Dr. Mike Cooke (CoFounder, Amacathera).

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Oct
25
5:30 PM17:30

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Ontario Awards Gala

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2018 Ontario awards program recognize entrepreneurial spirit and purpose-driven leadership for the future of the healthcare industry.

Swift Medical (CAAP 2016, 2017) CEO Carlo Perez is recognized as one of the finalists for EY Entrepreneur of the Year in the Health Care Category.

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Oct
24
6:00 PM18:00

2018 Manning Innovation Awards

Now entering its 37th year, the Manning Innovation Awards, presented by Scotiabank, recognize and reward the contributions of Canada’s most outstanding innovators. This year, the awards are returning to Toronto to introduce and celebrate the 2018 Manning laureates. Events run Oct. 23-24, with an innovation symposium on Oct. 23 at the University of Toronto and the awards reception on Oct. 24 at the Scotiabank Centre.

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Oct
18
5:00 PM17:00

Medventions Lecture "Ideation & Brainstorming in Biomedical Technology Invention"

  • Sunnybrook Health Science Centre (map)
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This workshop tackles the process of developing new concepts or ideas that are designed to address well-defined clinical needs. Topics that will be covered include: (i) why ideation matters to innovation and new product development; (ii) ideation methods; and (iii) methods for finding the best ideas among a large quantity of ideas. The workshop also includes a group brainstorming activity where attendees will break into groups and will be guided through a series of brainstorming methods to develop a new medical device concept.

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Oct
4
5:00 PM17:00

Medventions Lecture "An Introduction to Patents for the Medical Device Researcher"

  • Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (map)
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This lecture and workshop will provide an introduction to various concepts in patenting from the perspective of a researcher, comparing and contrasting differences between filing a patent application and submitting a journal paper. The lecture will also focus on different types of patent searches, including patentability searches, state of the art searches, and freedom to operate searches. Practical search techniques will be described, followed by an in-class exercise in which participants will practice their search skills with an example of a patentability search.

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