The 2019 RBC Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is an annual business pitch competition offering $50,000 in prizes to recognize, reward and accelerate the University of Toronto’s most innovative startups.
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.
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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Execution of a sound regulatory strategy is paramount to the successful development and commercialization of a medical device. The regulatory requirements that drive strategies are predicated on risk-based device classification schemes.
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.
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.
MassMEDIC will holds its Annual MedTech Showcase on the morning of Wednesday, October 10th, the second day of Device Talks Boston at the Westin Seaport Hotel, in the heart of Boston’s Innovation District.
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.
On September 27, 2018 the UK's Department for International Trade (DIT) will be hosting a networking and info session for Canadian Health Science companies interested in opportunities in the UK.
On September 27th, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre will host a workshop on the topic of "Medtech Business Modelling & Strategies Workshop", with guest speakers Robert Cattle and Dr. Harold Wodlinger.
McMaster University Diagnostics Workshop “Developing Clinical Point-of-Care (POC) Diagnostics for Improving Healthcare Outcomes”
The Fraunhofer Project Centre for Biomedical Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing (FPC-BEAM) is hosting a workshop on the challenges and opportunities of developing clinical diagnostics to improve healthcare outcomes. The two-day workshop will bring together various stakeholders for presentations, panels and open forums to discuss the ideal POC diagnostic, POC development and the support systems needed to bridge the gap between academia and industry to bring these diagnostic healthcare solutions to market.
According to IBM connected medical devices are expected to reach 50 billion in the next decade and the market for connected medical devices is expected to grow to $12.4 billion. Apart from traditional liability concerns what new areas of vulnerability exist? What measures and controls can be established to protect patient safety? How will traditional patient, physician and other stakeholder interactions be distributed? What new business models will immerge? What about reimbursement? Where will you get your answers?
On September 21, join McMaster University's BDC students in a panel discussion and career fair to meet students seeking masters internships, grad recruitment, part-time and summer employment opportunities.
On September 20th, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre will host a workshop and case study analysis on the topic of "Market Segmentation and Competitive Analysis", with guest speaker Nick Kuryluk.
On September 13th, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre will host a workshop on the topic of "Unleashing Medtech Innovation: Industry & Entrepreneurial Perspectives", comprising of two 60-minute interactive sessions with leading medical device and healthcare innovation experts.
On September 13th, Mackenzie Innovation Institute will hold an Innovation Procurement Case Study, profiling their recent success of their innovation procurement project, Privacy Auditing Innovation Procurement (PAIP).
On September 6th, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre will host a lecture on the topic of "The Biodesign Process: From Needs Finding to Commercialization", with guest speaker Ryan Van Wert, MD.
Deadline to apply: February 5, 2018
The Export Services Branch (ESB), Ontario Ministry of International Trade (MIT) is organizing a Trade Mission to the BIO 2018 International Convention and Business Partnering Forum in Boston, one of the world’s premier biotech partnering events.
The HTLH Conference participants include a large number of prominent senior level decision makers in the following categories:
- Payers, Providers & Employers - 35%
- Investors - 20%
- Media - 15%
- Startups - 10%
- Pharma - 10%
- Government - 10%
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.
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