The OBIO 2020 Niagara Investment Summit national call for applications from health science companies that are seeking Series A or beyond investments is now open.
Fast-track your tech startup by joining the Forge McMaster Business Incubator, with access to seed funding, dedicated office space, mentorship, makerspace & introductions to investors.
On July 11th, OBIO presented the “Optimize your next round of funding” workshop for CAAP & Health MINT companies. The workshop was led by Nick Kuryluk of Virtus Insights.
Canada's technology industry has lost one of its biggest champions with the death of Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) president and CEO John Reid.
Christine Sarkisian will be retiring this week from her position as Trade Commissioner, Life Sciences Business Development. For nearly 30 years at the Consulate General of Canada in Boston she has been instrumental in working with and helping Canadian entrepreneurs on their path to commercialization.
On July 8th members of the OBIO team spent the day meeting various stakeholders across Hamilton.
With more than $150,000 in prizes, TELUS Pitch is Canada’s largest small business competition. Finalist companies will be narrowed to a list of 10 by public voting, which is now open.
Winterlight Labs announced it is developing vocal biomarkers for monitoring disease progression in frontotemporal dementia patients in collaboration with Alector, a biotechnology company developing therapeutics for neurodegeneration.
ANGLE PLC raised $30M from new and existing investors to commercialize its Parsortix liquid biopsy for ovarian cancer as well as to support its filing with the US Food and Drug Administration.
Exact Imaging announced that it is the proud recipient of Frost & Sullivan’s 2019 Global Prostate Cancer Diagnostic Imaging Technology Innovation Award for their ExactVu™ Micro-Ultrasound System.
The CIX TOP programs are Canada’s largest national showcase of the hottest and most innovative tech companies. Apply for the chance to be showcased at the 2019 CIX Summit.
Gairdner offers significant funding and support to bring the world’s best health scientists to Canada to address the newest discoveries and most pressing issues in biomedical research.
On June 25th, OBIO hosted 'Is the Price Right? Pricing Your Innovative Healthcare Product' which featured a presentation by Amy Siegel (C-Founder, S2N Health).
If your company has experience with an unnecessary, duplicative or frustrating hurdle in the course of doing business, OBIO wants to know. Please tell us what the challenges are and how they impact your company. As part of OBIO’s engagement with the provincial government, the health science industry’s recommendations on red tape or regulatory burdens that can be addressed are being sought by the Government of Ontario.
The Creative Destruction Lab is now accepting applications from startups for its 2019/20 seed-stage program for founders pursuing commercial opportunities predicated on translational science and technology innovations that improve human health and wellness.
Canada’s brightest innovators will converge in the CNE Innovation Garage over the fair's middle weekend to pitch their cutting edge inventions and compete for prize money up to $25,000 and in-kind services.
The Entrepreneurship for Cardiovascular Health Opportunities (ECHO) provides innovators of cardiovascular technologies with entrepreneurship training, mentorship, networking, and funding opportunities.
Vena Medical was accepted into the Ontario Brain Institute's ONtrepreneur program, which provides an investment of $50,000 as well as 12 months of training opportunities, one-on-one mentorship and communications support.
Curiato, in partnership with the Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre (TGHC), officially launched its clinical trials for the "smart bed sheet" real-time skin-monitoring data platform.
Hosted by RBC in partnership with the Rick Hansen Institute, eight shortlisted international and Canadian startups that develop spinal cord injury products pitched their businesses to a panel of corporate and scientific experts, with Braze Mobility winning first place.