The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced an investment of $49 million into the Industry Consortium for Image-Guided Therapy (ICIGT), a pan-Canadian network led by Sunnybrook that will transform Canada’s image-guided therapy industry into a global leader by integrating artificial intelligence into imaging-based medical technologies.
Medicine by Design has awarded $1.2 million to nine research teams across the University of Toronto and its affiliated hospitals, aimed at supporting basic and translational research advancing new concepts important to regenerative medicine.
With more than $150,000 in prizes, TELUS Pitch is Canada’s largest small business competition, offering Canadian entrepreneurs the chance to win a grand prize of $100,000 cash.
The US Department of Health and Human Services, in partnership with the American Society of Nephrology, selected Qidni Labs as a winner of the KidneyX competition.
The AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence announced that Winterlight Labs is one of 24 research projects chosen to receive up to $30,000 of seed funding.
Winterlight Labs and Cyclica were featured as two Canadian companies using AI to accelerate discoveries in health and science.
The Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises at Wilfrid Laurier University is now accepting applications for their ScaleUp Program, which will provide selected companies with the equivalent of $100,000 in programming and mentorship.
Swift Medical's Chief Medical Officer and Co-founder, Dr. Sheila Wang, received the Canadian Medical Association's Award for Young Leaders.
Synaptive Medical announced its intent to launch Evry™, a dedicated head Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) system intended to provide MRI directly at the Point-of-Care (POC), at the QEII Health Sciences Centre (QEII) in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Collision is the fastest growing technology conference in North America, attracting more than 25,000 attendees from over 120 countries. The Trade Commissioner Service and Ontario’s Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade are inviting companies to apply to meet with major investors, buyers and Trade Commissioners as part of Collision 2019. Click here to download meeting application details.
iGan Partners announced the closing of its first fund at $100 million, which will focus on the health technology sector including digital health, medical devices, healthcare IT and artificial intelligence (AI).
Dr. Molly Shoichet, Co-Founder of AmacaThera and Professor at the University of Toronto, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society, the world’s oldest scientific academy.
Cohesys was the winner of the 2019 New Venture Championship hosted by the University of Oregon, and received the $20,000 grand prize.
The federal government announced $52.4 million for the Scale-Up Platform, which will see Communitech, MaRS Discovery District, and Invest Ottawa come together to support Canadian tech companies.
Awake Labs was featured on TVO for their pilot project, funded by the Ontario Brain Institute, that aims to help people living with ASD — and other developmental disorders — manage anxiety symptoms before they escalate.
Ovensa announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Tetra Bio-Pharma to evaluate TRIOZAN™, a proprietary nanomedicine platform for targeted delivery of cannabinoids to brain tumor cells.
Hosted by AGE-WELL, this pitch competition will recognize top startups in Canada’s technology and aging sector. 5 finalists will compete in each of three regional pitch competitions held in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. The winner of each regional competition will receive $15,000 in cash plus in-kind prizes.
Dot Health, a mobile platform that finds and stores medical records, and Maple, a platform for on-demand access to healthcare providers, have partnered to create a virtual healthcare solution.
Based in San Francisco, IndieBio is a 4 month biotech accelerator program that provides $250k funding, lab space and mentorship.