Ontario Industry News
MIMOSA CEO Dr. Karen Cross was profiled in 'Women of Influence' for her work as a scientist, surgeon and entrepreneur
Ovensa announced a collaboration agreement with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited to evaluate TRIOZAN™, Ovensa's proprietary nanomedicine platform.
Synaptive Medical, a global pioneer in automated surgical planning and robotics, announced the appointment of Sandra Clarke, CPA, CMA as Chief Financial Officer.
Thornhill Medical's ClearMate device, which helps treat patients suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning, was approved for marketing by the FDA.
Applications for the 2018 ONtrepreneurs Competition are now open. The Ontario Neurotech Entrepreneurs (ONtrepreneurs) Program catalyzes early stage entrepreneurs to commercialize brain-related technologies by accessing funding and support to launch or grow their neurotechnology ventures.
Nanology Labs will compete in the finals of the RBC Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship pitch competition, with over $50,000 in prizes available.
Conavi Medical announced that it has received a Health Canada Medical Device License for the Novasight HybridTM System.
Morgan Rosenberg, co-founder of Supports Health, spoke to Global News Calgary about how their app offers support for those caring for people with mental health issues.
On February 27, 2019, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced over $1 billion for FedDev Ontario to continue to foster growth in southern Ontario.
The Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare has presented their interim report to the Minister of Health Petitpas-Taylor and Finance Minister Morneau, with a final report to be released in June.
In a spotlight on artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare technology, Winterlight Labs was featured as a technology using AI for voice analysis.
MedStack has raised a $2.4 million oversubscribed seed round led by Telus Ventures, with participation from ScaleUP Ventures and Panache Ventures.
Dr. Molly Shoichet, Co-Founder of AmacaThera and Professor at the University of Toronto, has been named a 2019 Distinguished Woman in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).
Springboard’s Health Innovation Hub is a program for women-led life science and digital health companies seeking seed and growth funding and expert connections.
Presented by Medicine by Design, in partnership with CCRM and the Rotman School of Management, this two-week workshop is an opportunity for PhD candidates and post-doctoral fellows from around the world to advance their understanding of how to translate and commercialize regenerative medicine research.
During the MaRS HealthKick Invest Conference, the MaRS HealthKick Pitch Competition will invite CEOs and executives of Canadian early-stage, investment-ready health companies to pitch to investors, C-suite leaders and industry partners.
ManagingLife's app, Manage My Pain, was featured on CTV Toronto for its collaboration with the University Health Network and pain clinics across Ontario.
The Startup Canada Awards celebrate and distinguish outstanding achievement in advancing Canadian entrepreneurship. Individuals and organizations can self-nominate or nominate someone else for an award.
Genome Canada announced a partnership with the Canadian federal government and various provincial governments, businesses, and research groups to provide C$56 million in funding for a number of bioinformatics and genomics projects.
The 2019 Johns Hopkins Healthcare Design Competition is open to all student-led teams from around the world that have designed health-related solutions.
TopSpin Technologies was named one of five finalists at the 'Innovations to Advance Athlete Health and Safety Competition,' hosted by the National Football League and Arrow Electronics, with prizes of $50,000 and two tickets to Super Bowl LIII.
FACIT and Triphase Accelerator announced a new strategic collaboration with Celgene for a first-in-class preclinical therapeutic targeting the WDR5 protein for the treatment of blood cancers including leukemia.
The Velocity Fund is an investment and grant program that provides over $390,000 in funding each year to Waterloo-area startups.
The Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade is inviting 12-15 Ontario biotechnology companies to apply to participate in the Ontario Trade Mission to BIO 2019, one of the world’s premier biotech partnering events.
Mariner Endosurgery announced that the Hamilton General Hospital is the first hospital in the world to acquire Mariner’s LaparoGuard technology, an innovative solution of augmented surgical visualization.
Self Care Catalysts announced the appointment of Dr. Ethan Basch, world-renowned expert in Oncology and Real World Evidence Outcomes Research, as a Scientific Advisor.
ManagingLife announced the re-design and launch of their app, Manage My Pain, now available on the Apple App Store with better usability.
The Consulate General of Canada in Boston is accepting applications for the 2019 Oncology Partnering Initiative, looking for Canadian companies that are developing innovative therapeutics, diagnostics, or research tools addressing needs of companies, researchers or healthcare systems in the oncology space
Cyclica announced the launch of MatchMaker™, a novel deep learning engine which combines molecular biophysics and deep learning to predict binding of new drug molecules to all proteins with high accuracy and high throughput, moving beyond the reliance on molecular docking.