Apr
23
9:00 AM09:00

McMaster Health Sciences Venture Fair

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

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May
2
to May 3

Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference

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.

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Apr
9
8:00 AM08:00
EES

Pfizer Global Workshop and Partnering Day

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.

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Mar
23
4:00 PM16:00

U of T Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry: 2nd annual ChemE Exhibition & 33rd ChemE Dinner

Harnessing the Power of the Sun with See Through Materials Using Organic Chemistry

Special talk given by
Professor Tim Bender
4:00pm – 5:00pm
(Free)

Poster Gallery and Cocktail Reception
5:00pm – 6:45pm
(Cash bar)
 
33rd ChemE Dinner
7:00pm – 9:30pm
($70/Person)
 

Details and RSVP

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Dec
18
5:30 PM17:30

Canadian Global Initiative Against Alzheimer's Disease 2nd Alzheimer's Awareness Gala

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.
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Nov
27
5:00 PM17:00
EES

OBIO 2017 APM

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! 

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Nov
8
12:00 PM12:00

Marketing Drugs in the U.S. - Webinar

Join us for an expert-led overview of what you need to know in order to market drugs in the U.S. while being FDA compliant. This webinar features leading regulatory attorneys from Hyman, Phelps & McNamara (HMP), who will provide an overview of FDA laws, what typically foes wrong in regulatory strategies and submissions, and best practices to ensure you stay on the market in the U.S. and remain compliant with applicable laws. Leading regulatory attorneys from Torys LLP will also provide a Canadian law perspective.

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Oct
31
8:00 AM08:00
EES

Strategic Marketing

Strategic Marketing

Presented by Bausch + Lomb

Bausch + Lomb is a subsidiary division of the multinational specialty pharmaceutical company, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, located in Quebec, Canada.  B+L operates within the health care and optics space, with a major focus on marketing, sales and distribution of vision care products.

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Oct
25
10:30 AM10:30

Webinar: Life Sciences Opportunities in Japan

Co-Organized by the Ontario Ministry of International Trade & Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), this webinar will help participants take advantage of the opportunities in Japan’s healthcare market, focusing on medical devices and healthcare IT sectors.

Registration:

This event is free of charge, however pre-registration is required. For more information please contact JETRO at 416-861-000 x205 or inquiry@jetro.go.jp.

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Oct
24
8:00 AM08:00
EES

Health Economics: Powering Product Strategy for Global Healthcare Systems

OBIO’s ½ day workshop on health economics, in partnership with and hosted by St. Michael’s Hospital Toronto, will include the following topics:

  • The role of payors in healthcare technology adoption in major jurisdictions
  • Understanding, designing and executing trials to show product value
  • Pricing and market access strategies driven by Health Economics

 

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Oct
12
5:00 PM17:00

Medventions Lecture Series: Medical Device Regulation Primer: Focus on Digital Health

The Medventions lecture series at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Bayview Campus offer a well-rounded, comprehensive curriculum presented by industry and academic experts in medtech innovation & commercialization. The series brings clinicians, engineers, entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers, and other subject matter experts to Sunnybrook to share their work, successes and expertise. These events are free, and are frequently recorded and available online.

Medical Device Regulation Primer: Focus on Digital Health

Speaker: Dr. Jayson Parker, Associate Professor, University of Toronto, Mississauga

Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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Oct
2
1:00 PM13:00
EES

Alexion Pharmaceuticals "Best Practices for Approaching Strategic Partners” & One-on-One Meetings!

OBIO® invites you to a unique opportunity to hear Andrew Hutchinson of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, a global pharmaceutical company, provide his valuable insights on best practices for approaching strategic partners in the pharmaceutical industry. Andrew is an External Research & Scouting Lead and is focused on the search, identification and evaluation of business development opportunities for Alexion Pharmaceuticals.

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Sep
28
5:00 PM17:00

Medventions Lecture Series: Business Models Fundamentals in Medtech

The Medventions lecture series at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Bayview Campus offer a well-rounded, comprehensive curriculum presented by industry and academic experts in medtech innovation & commercialization. The series brings clinicians, engineers, entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers, and other subject matter experts to Sunnybrook to share their work, successes and expertise. These events are free, and are frequently recorded and available online.

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Sep
26
to Sep 27

17th Annual Biotech in Europe Investor Forum

  • MCH Messe Schweiz (Basel) AG (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The forum is recognized as the leading international stage for those interested in investing and partnering in the biotech and life science industry. Hosted by Sachs Associates this highly transactional event draws together an exciting cross-section of early-stage/pre-IPO, late-stage and public companies with leading investors, analysts, money managers and pharma licensing executives. Supported and designed by leading figures within Europe’s pharmaceutical and biotech industry, this event will once again be covered by our regular media partners. We expect over 650 delegates and over 100 presenting companies.

OBIO Members receive a 10% discount on registration. Mention you are an OBIO Member in the Comments Section

Click HERE to learn more and register!

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