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.
A panel of investor-judges has selected Ontario-based oncology researcher Soror Sharifpoor of Polumiros Inc. as the winner of the 2018 FACIT Falcons' Fortunes competition. The $50,000 award is intended to support further development of their innovative cancer research.
Applications for the 2018 ONtrepreneurs Competition are now open. The Ontario Neurotech Entrepreneurs (ONtrepreneurs) Program catalyzes early stage entrepreneurs to commercialize brain-related technologies by accessing funding and support to launch or grow their neurotechnology ventures.
Hamilton Health Sciences & IBM's innovation exchange provides innovators – research scientists, industry & academic partners, start-ups and scale-ups – with technologies they otherwise would not have access to, to advance the pursuit of solutions to challenges in healthcare.
Nanovista Inc., a start-up company co-founded by Drs. David Jaffray, Jinzi Zheng, and Christine Allen of UHN and the University of Toronto, recently received investments of $1.8M with the help of GreenSky Capital Inc. and its affiliated venture capital funds.
Nanovista also recently welcomed Steven Chackowicz as its new CEO. A serial entrepreneur, he has experience in leadership roles in companies that include Exact Imaging, Aspect Imaging and VisualSonics.