ProteinQure will begin a joint research project with Fujitsu Laboratories in order to accelerate the discovery of mid-size protein therapeutics.
On September 18th, OBIO organized a workshop with two industry experts and provided the CFO perspective on budgeting for start-up and growing health science companies.
John Jordan (CFO, RNA Diagnostics) and Jim Cooke (Partner, Stoneybridge Partners) addressed 3 main areas – how to build a robust budget, how to present a budget to the board and to investors and how to manage a budget.
The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI), led by Baycrest and in partnership with National Bank, announced the launch of a new Mentorship, Capital and Continuation Program (MC2). MC2 will accelerate market-ready healthcare innovations for the aging population from bench to bedside more quickly and efficiently.
Trexo Robotics (OBIO Pre-CAAP 2018 Company) was featured as one of The 10 Most Innovative Medical Devices Companies in 2018 by Insights Care, a publication that covers important issues and trends shaping the future of the healthcare industry.
Charles Plant at the Impact Centre, in partnership with Openview and Communitech, examined thousands of software companies to uncover their secrets to driving growth. The published report sets out important growth metrics, particularly relevant for companies selling Software as a Service (SaaS).
Employee health provider HumanaCare announced that it has provided access to therapy for 1.3 million Canadians since acquiring TranQool (OBIO Pre-CAAP 2016 Company) in May 2018.
As part of the 2018 MedTech Conference, the MedTech Canada Innovation Breakfast Seminar will cover the topic of “Connected Medical Devices - New Paradigms of Care” and will feature US and Canadian experts.
McMaster’s new Fraunhofer Project Centre for Biomedical Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing (FPC-BEAM) will be hosting a workshop titled “Developing Clinical Point-of-Care (POC) Diagnostics for Improving Healthcare Outcomes” at the McMaster Innovation Park on September 26th and 27th.
Jessica Ching (Eve Kit, OBIO CAAP 2013 Company) and Noureddin Chahrour (AdrenalEase, OBIO Pre-CAAP 2018 Company) have been nominated in the Toronto Region category for the 2018 Manning Innovation Awards. The winners will be announced later this fall, and will be celebrated at the 2018 Manning Innovation Awards Dinner on October 24, 2018.