OBIO is proud to announce its 2018 Capital Access Advisory Program (CAAP®) and the 11 high-potential health companies in this year’s cohort. Now in its sixth year, this year’s OBIO CAAP companies will work with OBIO and a vast network of expert advisors over the next year to achieve key goals and objectives which will position them for successful financing.
On May 10, 2018, Medical Device Playbook 2018 Toronto, co-hosted by Starfish Medical and OBIO, drew a standing-room only audience of 170 health science industry professionals, from company executives, to QA, regulatory and R&D engineering experts from start-ups, manufacturers, consultancies, regulatory and academic organizations.
The Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO®) released its latest report, ‘Use It or Lose It: Industry Solutions to Ontario’s Commercialization Gap’, with recommendations from health science company executives on how to create the conditions for the growth of Ontario’s health science industry.
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.