Toronto Health Vertical Digest - May 2017 - TO Health! - Medium
Good day friends in the Toronto Human Health and Science Ecosystem! The Toronto Health Vertical is a bi-monthly meet-up of the Health Innovation Institutions and Organizations supporting the Innovation Ecosystem. Participants in the forum announce and discuss important initiatives, opportunities, and events from their institutions, enhancing collaboration and alignment in the ecosystem, for the benefit of all.
Keiretsu Forum 2017 Angel Capital Expo
It is our absolute pleasure to host the Keiretsu community of investors and sponsors in Toronto, the third Angel Capital Expo to be held in Canada. This is an exciting time for Keiretsu Canada. In just over four years, we have grown to six chapters spanning the entire country from West to East. It is our belief that the goal of an angel network for entrepreneurs should be much more than the pursuit for capital. Entrepreneurs should have the ability to secure new business relationships, distribution channels and strategic partnerships through their engagement with an angel network. With its global reach, Keiretsu Forum is the perfect platform for entrepreneurs. It is therefore by design that the Central Canada Angel Capital Expo will bring together investors and distribution leads from across the globe into an amazing venue in the Greater Toronto Area. At this year's Expo, we will be hosting 14 investment ready growth companies, 12 international showcase companies and 6 start-up stage companies. We look...
BresoDx completes MaRS EXCITE program: at-home sleep apnea device available to Ontarians - MaRS
TORONTO, May 16, 2017 – An at-home sleep apnea test will be available to Ontario patients for the first time as the result of a unique MaRS program. BresoDx, a portable test for sleep apnea, is the first technology to complete MaRS EXCITE, an innovative initiative that accelerates the adoption of health technology in Ontario. … Read More
What it may take to diagnose a disease at 'stage zero'
Digital health has gone far beyond fitness trackers like FitBit an Nike Fuel, says John Nosta, founder of NostaLab. He tells BNN about the global trend he's seeing in digital health towards being able to diagnose a disease at
2017 Infoway Partnership Conference: Connecting for Digital Health Calgary, AB November 14-15, 2017
Infoway helps to improve the health of Canadians by working with partners to accelerate the development, adoption and effective use of digital health across Canada. Who We Work With What We Do Read about the progress we've made on continuing to improve the health of Canadians through innovative digital health solutions.
Careers - MaRS
MaRS Discovery District is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including aboriginal persons, francophones, members of sexual minority groups, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and women. We will provide any requested accommodation to candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.
Register to join TRBoT on a trade mission to Dubai. Deadline 12/22
Access exciting business opportunities & partnerships in a lucrative, growing market The Toronto Region Board of Trade is a trusted partner of ours. We support their efforts to be a catalyst for the region's business community and as a member of our network, we are connecting with you about this unique opportunity to be part of a trade mission to the United Arab Emirates. World Trade Centre-Toronto (WTC-C), an international business resource that provides comprehensive international trade services and key global contacts to support global trade and business throughout the Toronto region. The Board has invited Her Worship, Linda Jeffrey, Mayor of Brampton, to lead this mission. Focused on business development and trade in the health and life sciences sector, this mission aims to foster strong bilateral trade and investment between the GTHA and the UAE. Why UAE? A recent report from Al Masah Capital Research predicts that the healthcare sector in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region will be wor...
Prince and princess of Norway visiting Toronto @ MaRS. Three events to engage!!
The Prince and Princess of Norway are visiting Toronto Nov. 7-11 on a health innovation mission, along with health delivery organizations and innovative health tech companies from Norway. MaRS is hosting some of the activities and guests. I would like to personally invite you to join us for 3 events that week: - Nov. 8: Public reception with Their Royal Highnesses and the delegation 3:30-5:30 pm at Ryerson U. Learning Centre – RSVP to Lori Woloshyn at Innovate Norway ( [email protected] innovationnorway.no ) - Nov. 9: Luncheon at MaRS hosted by the Prince and Princess 12-2:30 at MaRS Auditorium (subject to availability) RSVP via link below - Nov. 9: Panel exploring Norway vs Canada in health innovation (attended by Their Royal Highnesses) 2:30-4 pm @ MaRS (subject to availability) – RSVP via link below Please RSVP as per above so we can ensure a spot is held for you. https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/index.php?eventid=206228&
Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development identified Brampton as a target location for building a new post- secondary facility.
Brampton ready to meet demands of university proposal BRAMPTON, ON: Today in an announcement at Brampton City Hall, the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development identified Brampton as a target location for building a new post-secondary facility. Mayor Jeffrey and Councillors, along with members of the City’s Blue Ribbon Exploratory Panel for establishing a University, were present at the announcement made by Minister of Finance Charles Sousa. All welcomed the news and the opportunity to solidify Brampton’s position as a growing and well connected city, and to help deliver more post-secondary education capacity to an underserved, young and diverse population. “Successful cities combine capital, knowledge, corporate commitments and innovation to spark their next chapter of growth and development,” said Mayor Linda Jeffrey. “Today’s announcement by the Province means that Brampton will be home to a university campus that will foster innovation and deliver the skills needed to be successfu...
Join the Ontario Trade Mission to Biotech Showcase @ San Francisco
Apply to join the Ontario Trade Mission to the Biotech Showcase in San Francisco The International Trade Branch, Ontario Ministry of International Trade, is organizing an Ontario Trade Mission to the Biotech Showcase , January 9-11, 2017, in San Francisco. This Trade Mission will be able to accommodate a maximum of eight Ontario companies. Generally speaking, the Biotech Showcase is not suitable for companies considered to be very early stage. The Biotech Showcase The Biotech Showcase, managed by the EBD Group and Demy Colton Life Sciences Advisors, and now in its ninth year, will be of interest to companies seeking investment and partners. This is an investor-focussed partnering conference with the objective of offering private and public biotech companies a unique opportunity to meet with investors and biopharmaceutical executives. The 2017 event is expected to attract more than 2,800 participants. Why Attend Participants in the Ontario delegation will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with investor...