What is the purpose? This program is intended to provide graduate students and post-docs in Life Sciences with connections to mentors who are working as professionals in the mentee’s field of interest. How does it work? The 6-month program provides graduate student mentees with the opportunity to become closely acquainted with a professional mentor,
Proposed PMPRB Regulations Published for Comment | Insights | Torys LLP
The Proposed Regulations essentially mirror the provisions of the PMPRB consultation paper published earlier in 2017 by introducing new factors the PMPRB may consider in determining the value of a medicine, removing the United States as a comparator country for pricing reference, and modifying reporting requirements so rebates and discounts to any third parties (e.g.
HealthEDGE Lunch and Learn Series: Designing Hardware- Product Development, Privacy & Security Considerations
Hardware devices have unique product development, manufacturing and privacy and security challenges. Putting good design and validation processes in place and working with manufacturers is critical to the successful launch of new devices. Devices for health are subject to particular regulatory and ethics challenges and pose unique privacy and security concerns when patient information is involved. What are the implications for design, testing, validation and manufacturing of devices for health? What can health device designers learn from other industries such as the payment technology industry to make robust devices that take advantage of emerging technologies and connectivity paradigms. Come and hear Johannes van der Horst discuss what you need to consider when designing hardware devices for health. Johannes will share case studies from his work developing payment POS devices and share learnings and strategies for robust product design. Lunch and Learn This event is part of the HealthEdge Lunch and Lear...
Blockchain and Healthcare
The BlockchainHub is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the Medicalchain team from the UK in this special event on Blockchain and healthcare. "Medicalchain uses blockchain technology to securely store health records and maintain a single version of the truth. The different organisations such as doctors, hospitals, laboratories, pharmacists and health insurers can request permission to access a patient’s record to serve their purpose and record transactions on the distributed ledger. Medicalchain provides solutions to today’s health record problems. The platform is built to securely store and share electronic health records. By digitizing health records and empowering users we can leverage countless industry synergies." An exciting agenda is awaiting you including well renown international speakers, stay tuned for the updates. www.theblockchainhub.com Meetup group: www.meetup.com/The-BlockchainHub/events/245454373/
Health Tech 2018
HEALTH TECH is a world-class health innovation conference that takes you to the frontier of change, innovation and best practice of health care in CANADA. https://www.healthtekshow.com/Participate and meet HEALTHCARE & MEDICAL Industry Professionals from key positions in CANADAIt will feature a day of high level discussions which look at how technology, IT, Instrumentation and modern equipment are redefining healthcare strategies, models of collaboration, lowering costs and dramatically improving patient outcomes.Many would argue that the entire healthcare industry is at a crossroads right now.The whole future delivery system for health care is undergoing change due to technology and modern instrumentation .
StartupTech TO: Meetup - Jan 2018
Event cost: $15 on Eventbrite and $20 at the door. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Featured speaker: TBD All attendies will have 40sec to introduct themselves to the group! --------------------------------------------------------------------- The structure of the event is below: Our structure is we host an informal fireside chat with a featured speaker, Q & A session and open networking. 6:30: Doors open, Registration start's and open networking till 7 pm 7:01 pm-7:09 pm: Introductions to StartupTech Unleashed & sponsors 7:10 pm-8:00 pm: Interview & Q&A session with our featured speaker. 7:40 pm- 8:30 pm: Open networking. 8:30 pm: Closing remarks. ------------------------------------------------------- Bonus: Free pizza and fantastic door prizes. ----------------------------------------------------- What we are all about: This is a perfect event to network with fellow entrepreneurs, startup founders, tech enthusiasts or to just meet new people. Grab a bite and ...
GMOs: Facts & Misconceptions - Toronto
A screening of the critically acclaimed documentary Food Evolution directed by academy award-nominated Scott Hamilton Kennedy and narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson followed by a panel discussion with local and global experts including:Director Scott Hamilton Kennedy, Carol T. Culhane, CEO of International Food Focus Ltd.,Adam Malima, Politician and former Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Food and Cooperatives, United Republic of Tanzania, Ian Affleck, Executive Director, Plant Biotechnology at CropLife CanadaGreg Hannam, Ontario farmer. Presented by:
Computing in the Real World
Dear Colleagues and Friends: What can data science do for you? How can it be used to deliver outcomes and solve immediate industry challenges and drive innovation within your industry? Computing in the Real World offers a glimpse of what data science and advanced computing can offer in a rapidly changing environment where new discoveries and technologies are unleashed every day. Attendees will learn how business challenges can be solved through data science approaches, including: Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, machine learning and deep learning, simulation, modelling, and data analytics. Event highlights include: Successful SOSCIP case studies in advanced manufacturing, digital media and smart cities that will explore how their collaborative R&D project allowed them to transform challenges into innovation. 60-Second Research Challenge/Solution Session - Participants will have one minute to describe their data science challenge or solution to help identify collaboration opportunities; How to...
CTAs now accepting applications for Spring 2018 Cohorts
We are pleased to announce that the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) initiative is now accepting applications for our spring 2018 cohorts (February–June 2018). Programs will be running simultaneously in Boston, New York City, and Silicon Valley. What is it? The CTA helps innovative Canadian technology companies accelerate their international growth through a 5-month program of workshops, events, mentorship and business introductions. For more information please visit: international.gc.ca/trade-commerce/cta-atc.
MaRS Mornings with Chia Chia Sun of Damiva
MaRS Mornings is a monthly breakfast series that celebrates creative founders in the innovation community. Start your day with a coffee and inspiring talks from experienced entrepreneurs, visionary business leaders and innovators. Each event is free of charge and open to anyone. Join us for our next MaRS Mornings with speaker Chia Chia Sun, founder and CEO of Damiva. "Don’t shoot for the stars, we already know what’s there. Shoot for the space in between, because that’s where the mystery lies." Vera Rubin, astrophysicist who discovered dark matter. Chia Chia Sun, co-founder and CEO at Damiva, will talk investors, taking her business global and learning how to build a billion-dollar brand at MaRS Mornings on November 21. Join us to hear her journey from basement business to multi-channel distribution across both the US and Canada. Chia Chia has worked with Kathy Ireland – one of America’s richest self-made women – and Hollywood to change perceptions of women as they age. She specializes in working across t...
Making medicine, not money: How one U of T researcher's startup is rethinking Big Pharma's business model
The latest medical innovation to spring from Aled Edwards’s University of Toronto lab isn’t a new protein structure or potential drug target – it’s a business model.