Ontario start-ups using Blockchain Technology
The buzz around Blockchain technology is only getting louder primarily in the Ontario healthcare industry. Currently “The healthcare industry is an intertwined web of multiple business organizations working in different domains in the same sector.” (YourStory) We know that the provincial government has begun the integration of its very own Blockchain inspired technology called ConnectingOntario (Read more about that here) but how are Canadian companies keeping up with the changes?
UHN establishes Krembil Brain Institute to harmonize and integrate clinical and research programs
UHN today established the Krembil Brain Institute (KBI) to formally create an academic health sciences entity that harmonizes the clinical and research priorities in the neurosciences. This new Institute will help clinicians, scientists and researchers based at Toronto Western Hospital and across UHN work together to seek better treatments and cures for diseases of the brain, spine and nerves.
U of T grads seek out Toronto jobs as Canada's 'brain gain' gathers steam
Juliana De La Vega may not care for Canada’s winters or our bland imported fruit, but the University of Toronto graduate from Colombia says she can’t think of a better place to launch a career.
Discovery of Medicines | Get Science
“I like to think about drug discovery as solving a very complex jigsaw puzzle with many thousands of pieces,” says Mark Noe, Vice President of Discovery Sciences in Pfizer’s Groton, CT Research and De...
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship for Biotherapeutic Scientists
Workshop Overview: The Clinical Translation Education Group will be hosting a one-day workshop on intellectual property (IP) and entrepreneurship. It will be aimed at highly-qualified personnel (HQP), with the objective of introducing key topics related to IP and entrepreneurship within the context of biotherapeutic technologies for scientists in academia. Objectives: Understand, at a high level, what IP is. Understand how to conduct a patent search. Understand how to navigate the IP process with your university's Tech Transfer Office (TTO). Learn the fundamental aspects of entrepreneurship in the context of a biotherapeutic discovery. Topics Covered: IP 101 Conducting patent searches Working with your university’s TTO Keynote on IP How do I finance the development of my discovery? Introduction to business plans and term sheets Meet the experts in IP and entrepreneurship fields Agenda and Speakers: The agenda and speakers for the workshop are being finalized now. Please stay tuned for more information so...
Ontario Advanced Research Computing Congress
Compute Ontario brings industry leaders and innovators together to drive advanced research computing forward through the Ontario Advanced Research Computing Congress. Join Canadian advanced research computing experts and decision makers in Toronto, Ontario, May 15-17, 2018. The event is a gathering of researchers and graduate students, innovators and industry, and highly qualified personnel across sectors, including health and AI, from across the province and beyond.
University of Toronto researcher Lewis Kay wins the 2018 Herzberg Gold Medal, which comes with $1M
Lewis Kay, a Toronto researcher who developed a technique to watch microscopic proteins reposition themselves and change their shapes within cells, has won the $1 million Herzberg Gold Medal, Canada’s top science prize.
NEW TRENDS IN CLINICAL TRIALS: How Data Capabilities Will Transform Clinical Trials
Please join us for a session that will focus on how evolving data mining capabilities and advanced technologies, such as artificial intelligence and genomics, will impact clinical trials and healthcare innovation. This high-profile event highlights opportunities for the industry to innovate clinical trials through these technologies and to promote Ontario and Quebec’s joint capabilities for conducting clinical trials. Dr. Molly Shoichet PhD, O.C., O. Ont., NAEOntario’s first Chief Scientist and a world-leading expert in the study of polymers for drug delivery and in tissue regeneration, with a focus on spinal cord injuries, strokes and blindness. Rémi Quirion, OC, PhD, CQ, FRSCQuébec’s first Chief Scientist and chair on the boards of directors for the three Fonds de recherche du Québec andadvises the Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation on research and scientific development issues. Michael Duong, PhDDirector for Evidence Generation in Medical Affairs for Hoffmann-La Roche Limited, managing a team r...
Province greenlights new Ryerson University campus in downtown Brampton
Thursday, Apr 19 2018 BRAMPTON, ON – Political and business leaders from Brampton and around the GTHA gathered at a Brampton Board of Trade event today to celebrate the announcement of a significant education infrastructure project that will transform the city. The Honourable Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, along with Harinder Malhi, MPP Brampton-Springdale and Minister of the Status of Women, announced the establishment of a new Ryerson University campus, with Sheridan College as an academic partner, in downtown Brampton. Slated to open for classes in the Fall of 2022, the new campus will focus on providing students data-driven science and business programming paired with experiential learning. Plans include the new campus, a partnership for a National Centre for Cybersecurity, and a centre for innovation – a joint-use facility which will include public and academic libraries and an innovation zone. The new campus will be built adjacent to the downtown GO Station. The...
'We're really close': U of T expert on Toronto becoming a leading health innovation hub
Toronto is nearing the “tipping point” in its quest to become a leading hub for health innovation – a development that promises to help modernize an aging Canadian health-care system while giving the broader economy a shot in the arm.
News | Baylis Medical
Government of Ontario Investing in New Baylis Medical Innovation Centre TORONTO, APRIL 11, 2018 - Baylis Medical Company is partnering with the Government of Ontario to open a state-of-the-art Baylis...