OBIO News

Federal Government Wants Your Input for Regulatory Review

As part of the Federal Government’s regulatory reform agenda, the health science industry has been announced as one of three sectors targeted for regulatory review. This is an unprecedented opportunity for health science companies to provide direct, open-ended feedback to the federal government on the regulatory challenges and hurdles that directly (or indirectly) impact your business.

Showcasing Ontario's High Potential Companies: Niagara Emerging Health Sciences Company Forum - Part 2

Showcasing Ontario's High Potential Companies: Niagara Emerging Health Sciences Company Forum - Part 2

This week, in Part 2 of a blog that began last week, we review the Niagara Emerging Health Science Company Forum, held in Niagara-on-the-Lake on Feb 1-2, 2018.

The forum brought together CEOs and senior executives from high potential Canadian health science companies with senior leadership from American investors and strategics in beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake for two days of panel presentations, executive roundtables, and networking dinners.

OBIO Niagara Forum featured in VC Michael Greeley's Blog

Michael Greeley, Co-Founder and General Partner at Flare Capital Partners, an early stage healthcare technology venture firm, and a Founding General Partner Flybridge Capital Partners blogged about Ontario's Health Tech Scene. Michael was a panelist at OBIO's recent Niagara on the Lake Health Sciences Emerging Company Forum, and wrote about his overall impression of the Ontario's emerging health tech companies.

OBIO Member Companies Featured at Invictus Games' Accessibility Innovation Showcase

Congratulations to several current and previous OBIO member companies that proudly displayed their cutting edge technologies at the Invictus Games' Accessibility Innovation Showcase. The event featured companies whose technologies help improve the lives o fpeople with disabilities. The Showcase was an official event of the 2017 Invictus Games, and highlighted innovative assistive technologies and devices through interactive exhibits. 

The Invictus Games is an international Paralympic-style multi-sport event, created by Prince Harry of Wales, in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans take part in sports.

OBIO Companies Featured in Toronto Life's “Welcome to the new Silicon Valley” Issue

Several OBIO member companies were featured in the September Issue of Toronto Life, which covered the companies and their founders who are making Toronto the "New Silicon Valley". Among those profiled were Komodo OpenLabs' Tecla-E, which makes it possible for almost everyone to use a smartphone, as well as MediSeen, which aims to bring back the 'house-call' for patients with non-emergency issues.