Publications

Reviewing OBIO at RESI Boston

On September 10th, OBIO organized a cross-border networking event in Boston at the Consulate General of Canada. The event was supported by the Consulate General and law firms Fasken and Choate. Over 45 investors, strategics, as well as executives from high potential Canadian health science companies packed the Canada Room at the Consulate and resulted in numerous investor-company interactions.

Reviewing 'In-Licensing from Tech Transfer Offices: Terms, Tips & Impact on Investability'

On August 21st, OBIO hosted Norton Rose Fulbright’s Anthony de Fazekas (Partner, Head of Technology & Innovation) and Vanessa Grant (Partner), Lumira Ventures’ Jacki Jenuth (Partner), and University of Toronto’s Karen Temple (Commercialization Manager) who discussed practical considerations for licensing health science technologies from tech transfer offices, and how these agreements can impact a company’s future investability.

Reviewing the 2019 Niagara Investment Summit, Day 1

The OBIO 2019 Niagara Investment Summit, held in historic Niagara-on-the-Lake from February 20th through 22nd, brought together CEOs and senior executives representing Canadian health science companies from Halifax to Vancouver, global investors and venture capitalists, and health science industry leaders for two panels of company presentations, one-on-one meetings, panel discussions and keynote speakers.

OBIO 2018 Annual General Meeting: Recap and Photo Gallery

On November 28th, OBIO held our 2018 Annual General Meeting at the offices of Norton Rose Fulbright. The exciting event featured Nik Nanos, our keynote speaker whose presentation Global Disruption: How to Make Decisions in an Age When Truth and Data are No Longer Enough to Persuade scanned recent global political experiences and explained the outsized influence of the margins, both on electoral outcomes as well as the impact for your company.