Iris Technologies announced this week that Accelera Medtech Canada had acquired the company and its flagship product - the Iris Monitor - the world's first computer monitors clinically proven to help concussion patients reduce the painful symptoms of light sensitivity when using a computer.
The Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises has selected 10 of the country’s most promising technology companies to participate in the fifth cohort of the Lazaridis ScaleUp Program. The institute, housed in Wilfrid Laurier University’s Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, supports Canada’s tech sector through research and programming focused on growth and innovation. Its ScaleUp Program helps companies grow globally through mentorship, programming, and access to a global network of experts.
With funding support from Global Affairs Canada, Medtech Canada is inviting Candian medtech companies to apply to receive financial support to attend Arab Health in Dubai, Jan 27-30, 2020.
AmacaThera Inc. is pleased to announce the closing of its US$3.6M seed financing round. A first close of the round was led by Sprout BioVentures/ Viva Biotech with participation from Grey Sky Venture Partners, and the round was recently completed with an investment by Toronto-based Lumira Ventures.
This week, the Globe & Mail reported how RetiSpec's retinal scan has the potential to detect patterns specific to Alzheimer's disease even before symptoms develop using a specialized camera and software that analyzes how light reflects off the back of a person's eye.
Ontario Genomics is pleased to announce that a new round of Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) is now open (Round 18). The program provides a unique opportunity for Receptor organizations to collaborate with an ’omics researcher, and to leverage their R&D investments with public funding.
Application deadline: October 28, 2019
Interface Biologics Inc. (“IBI”), a privately held, commercial stage developer of innovative material science technologies for Medtech and Pharmaceutical applications, is pleased to announce the sale of its surface modification business to Evonik, a German based specialty chemical company with revenues in excess of €13 billion in 2018.
This week, the Globe & Mail reported that venture-capital investment surged to its strongest first half on record, injecting $2.15-billion into Canadian startups and scale-ups, according to the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA).
iMerciv was accepted into the Fall 2019 Cohort of the Canadian Technology Accelerator in Silicon Valley, which helps high-potential Canadian technology companies access the unique resources of Silicon Valley to grow at a global scale.
Profound Medical announced that they have received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market TULSA-PRO® for ablation of prostate tissue.
Able Innovations will be pitching live against 9 other companies for a chance to win up to $75,000 in cash prizes at the Lions Lair.
Perimeter Medical Imaging announce the completion of a pre-public financing round raising $C4.4million.
Hosted by Sunnybrook, this flagship weekly lecture series features enlightening talks on key topics related to pursuing medical technology innovation, commercialization and entrepreneurship, aimed at clinicians, engineers and life sciences researchers and trainees.
The Women Founders Fund aims to bridge the gap on entrepreneurial equal opportunity by providing access to resources and empowering growth for female entrepreneurs.
The RBC Post-Doctoral & Graduate Fellowships will support research and innovation at the University of Toronto and recognize emerging leaders who are establishing a record of research, scholarship, and impact, and exhibit the potential to make significant contributions to the body of research in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation.
Founded in 2014, 43North is a startup competition with prizes of $5M USD in investment, dedicated mentorship and free incubator space in Buffalo, NY.
Steadiwear announced that they received FDA registration and that the Steadi-One is now available for pre-order.
RetiSpec was featured in coverage of the Toronto Memory Clinic, where their device to diagnose Alzheimer's disease is currently undergoing clinical trials.
Genome Canada, the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) and Thermo Fisher Scientific are collaborating to develop a complete solution of targeted next generation sequencing (NGS) assays and analysis software designed to more effectively assess cancer.
Presented by Falling Walls Lab, participants will pitch their solution to a pressing modern challenge, which is then assessed by an expert jury. One winner is selected to travel to the Lab Finale in Berlin, Germany.