Congratulations to several current and previous OBIO member companies that proudly displayed their cutting edge technologies at the Invictus Games' Accessibility Innovation Showcase. The event featured companies whose technologies help improve the lives o fpeople with disabilities. The Showcase was an official event of the 2017 Invictus Games, and highlighted innovative assistive technologies and devices through interactive exhibits.
The Invictus Games is an international Paralympic-style multi-sport event, created by Prince Harry of Wales, in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans take part in sports.
Innovation Partnership: Procurement by Co-Design is a unique program that offers healthcare-service providers something rare: the opportunity to participate in the development of innovative solutions before procuring them. In turn, technology and service innovators with scalable business models can gain unprecedented access to end users and validate use cases to remain competitive.
The Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care (the “Minister”) introduced Bill 160: An Act to amend, repeal and enact various Acts in the interest of strengthening quality and accountability for patients on September 27, 2017. One of the new enactments is the Health Sector Payment Transparency Act (the “Act”) which will require the reporting of information about financial relationships in the Ontario healthcare system.
TORONTO, ON (October 5, 2017) – Synaptive Medical, a leading Canadian medical device and technology company, announced today the appointment of veteran healthcare executive and current chairman of the board Peter Wehrly as chief executive officer. Cameron Piron will continue to serve as president and assume the new role of chief strategy officer.
Ontario Genomics iannounced that Round 10 of their Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program is now open.
The Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) funds public-private research collaborations focused on developing genomics-derived technologies that address opportunities and challenges identified by industry, government, not-for-profits or other “Receptors” of genomics knowledge and tools.
EOI forms are due to Ontario Genomics on November 13th, 2017 at 9 am ET.