Publications

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.

Reviewing OBIO's Workshop: "No Project Was Ever Completed On Time and Within Budget." - Cheops Law

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.

OBIO Hosts Dr. Jonathan Shieh, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office and Government of Ontario officials

Last week, OBIO hosted a day of meetings with Dr. Jonathan Shieh, Executive Director, Science and Technology Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office which brought Dr. Shieh together with officials from the Ontario government, Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, as well as high-potential Ontario health science companies.