OBIO® Health to Business Bridge Program™

Supporting improved access to business-trained talent across Ontario’s health science sector

Onboarding new talent can be challenging, but it is a necessary process for growing companies. OBIO® Health To Business Bridge™ program (H2BB™) has a proven track record in bringing business trained talent up-to-speed quickly and giving them a solid footing in the fundamentals of the health science industry.

OBIO® H2BB™ offers top graduate-level, business-trained students and recent graduates, who will expand your business, marketing and/or finance strategies through market research, investor targeting, or conference preparation.


How H2BB Works

  • OBIO H2BB candidates are pre-screened MBA and Masters-level recruits with STEM backgrounds who have the business development skills to add value to your company.

  • OBIO conducts a province-wide, customized search for talent that matches what your company needs right now.

  • OBIO sources industry experts who provide interns with coaching and mentorship and lead practical workshops on health science business activities, helping the interns deliver what you need quickly.

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Some Workshop Topics:

  • Business Strategies for Early-Stage Health Science Companies

  • Market Research, Segmentation and Competitive Analysis

  • Digital and Strategic Marketing

  • Financial Analysis for Decision-Making

Some Subject-Matter Experts

  • A Former Venture Capital Investor

  • A President & Founding Partner of a Management Consulting Firm

  • An Innovative Senior Financial Executive

  • A Cyber-Savvy Founder and Conversion Strategist


Supplementary OBIO® H2BB Resources
OBIO’s staff can help finding wage subsidy programs for H2BB interns. H2BB interns can work with a member of the OBIO team, giving them skills to use database resources such as GlobalData and PitchBook. This allows them to conduct analyses on:

  • Market Size, Trends and Competitors

  • Investors based on past investment activity


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Bridging the Talent Gap reports on the unique value of OBIO’s Health to Business Bridge (H2BB™) business internship program. This report describes how H2BB addresses the challenge of pulling top talent into Ontario’s health science industry to address the talent gap identified by 96% of Ontario’s health science company CEOs.

Click here for a PDF of the full report


Are you a company looking for a candidate?

For more information, please contact us:

GAIL GARLAND | President and CEO | 416.848.6839 ext. 101 | gailgarland@obio.ca

SEAN PEEL | Director Program Development | 416.848.6839 ext. 103 | seanpeel@obio.ca

 



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