Fact Sheet Life Science Council Apply Through our annual Health Innovation Hub: Digital Health, venture catalyst Springboard Enterprises will partner with 10-15 women-led digital health companies seeking funding or strategic partners and empower the women leaders of those companies with access to a suite of relevant experts, services, & resources.
$28.8-Million Innovation Challenge Supports a Sustainable, Innovation-Based Economy
TORONTO , March 1, 2017 /CNW/ -The Ontario government today launched a new, $28.8-million challenge to help innovative start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ontario address public sector business and service challenges. The Small Business Innovation Challenge (SBIC) is part of the Ontario government's Business Growth Initiative (BGI), and will be managed by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) on behalf of the Ontario government.
Dialogue announces $4M in funding and expansion to Ontario
Virtual health and wellness solution for employers gains momentum with key new clients - , March 6, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Dialogue ( dialogue.co), the virtual health and wellness solution for employers, today announced $4M in seed funding to fuel its expansion to following a successful launch in .
Canadian VC hits 15-year high in 2016 with $3.7 bln invested - PE Hub
Venture capital investment in Canadian startups set an exceptionally strong pace in 2016, with a total of $3.7 billion invested in 571 financings, according to final data released by Thomson Reuters. Led by large-cap deals, including the US$225 million financing of BlueRock Therapeutics, dollars invested rose 36 percent from 2015 and reached a 15-year high. In contrast with dollar flows, the number of Canadian financing rounds in 2016 declined slightly (3 percent) year over year. Canadian venture capital fundraising also saw significant gains last year, with 26 funds raising $2.2 billion in total, representing an 81 percent increase over 2015 and a 13-year high.
Open Calls Current Funding Opportunities Banting Research Foundation/ Rick Hansen Institute Discovery Award The Banting Research Foundation and the Rick Hansen Institute are pleased to announce a funding partnership to support research by early career investigators focused on areas relevant to sp
Facit Falcons | OICR Events
Concept: Falcons' Fortunes (based on the popular TV series Dragons' Den) invites Ontario-based entrepreneurs working in the oncology space to pitch innovative research ideas to a panel of friendly investors. Hosted by the FACIT Falcons (i.e. the FACIT team), this annual event will see entrepreneurial researchers vie for the $50,000 Ernsting Entrepreneurship Award to invest in the most promising oncology research idea 1.
Health Innovation Hub 2017
Fact Sheet FAQ Life Science Council Apply Springboard's Health Innovation Hub is a program for women-led healthcare and life science companies seeking seed and growth funding and expert connections to develop solutions in pharma, including new drugs, diagnostics, pharma technologies, and drug-delivery devices.
$100K Challenge | UMass Lowell
M2D2 $100K Challenge 2017 The University of Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) is pleased to launch the 6th Annual M2D2 $100K Challenge, an opportunity designed to showcase the i...
Lumira, Vesalius co-lead Exact Imaging's $21.5 mln Series C round - PE Hub
Toronto medical device startup Exact Imaging has secured $21.5 million in a Series C financing. The round was co-led by Canadian venture capital firm Lumira Capital and Luxembourg's Vesalius Biocapital with participation from new investors, including PMV, and existing investors, including iGan Partners. With the financing, Lumira's Peter van der Velden, PMV’s Dr. Alexandra Tolia and Vesalius' Dr. Gaston Matthyssens will join the board. Founded in 2013 by Sam Ifergan and Randy AuCoin, Exact develops micro-ultrasound technology that enables real-time imaging and biopsy guidance for the prostate. It plans to use the funds raised to commercialize its new ExactVu system.
Pre-commercial Business Development Fund (PBDF) - Ontario Genomics
Ontario Genomics, through its Pre-commercial Business Development Fund (PBDF), is a committed investment partner supporting late-stage academic research and early-stage companies developing promising “’omics ” and ’omics-enabled technologies. The PBDF is an investment fund uniquely focused on enabling the advancement of Ontario ’omics research projects and technology development toward commercialization and economic impact. Specifically, it...Read More
Medicine by Design New Ideas Fund - New Tools & Devices - Medicine by Design
Medicine by Design is launching a New Ideas Fund to accelerate the rate of fundamental discoveries with potentially significant impact on stem cell and regenerative medicine research and translation. For the 2017 New Ideas competition, we are specifically interested in projects aimed at developing new tools, reagents and devices. Priority areas include the creation of: novel... Read more »