OBIO Launches the Health 2 Business Bridge H2BB Program Improving Access to Business Trained Talent in Ontario’s Health Science Industry

OBIO hosted its Annual Public Meeting with the theme centered on “Bridging the Access to Talent Gap” at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP yesterday. The OBIO Annual Public Meeting provided a platform to highlight OBIO’s accomplishments made in 2016, upcoming initiatives for 2017 and an opportunity to hear from Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Economic Development and Growth, Cristina Martins and Members of the OBIO MPP Health Science Caucus, MPP Shafiq Qaadri and MPP Bill Walker, who welcomed networking with over 60 health science industry professionals.

OBIO’s ongoing dialogue with industry has identified access to industry ready business talent as a challenge for health science companies seeking to scale up and commercialize their technologies.
— Gail Garland, CEO, OBIO

Read the Full Press Release HERE

Health Science Insider™ (OBIO Strategic Review: July 2016)

2016 has already been a productive year for OBIO as we push forward on our advocacy efforts, expand our Health Science networks and partnerships and continue to provide access to capital for Ontario Health Science companies in order for them to reach the next level. 

Gail Garland, CEO


For the full strategic review, click here

OBIO® Report: Canadian health industry competitive but doesn't stand out

OBIO is a not-for-profit organization committed to the development of an integrated health innovation economy for the province. Its report, How Canada Should be Engaging in a $9 Trillion Dollar Health Economy, was based on surveys and interviews with 125 CEOs of health science companies around the country. It makes recommendations aimed to ensure Canadians get the economic and patient benefits from being competitive in the global health market.