Medventions Internship Program - Sunnybrook Hospital
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre employment opportunities. An up-to-date list of job postings for various programs and departments throughout the hospital.
Toronto’s Medical Device Sector Climbs Global Rankings
By Sarah Mortimer, MaRS Discovery District With venture capital and private equity investing hitting levels not seen since the dot-com boom, Canada is increasingly drawing foreign investors scoping the latest innovations. One of their areas of focus is the country’s medical device and equipment sector, which is now ranked ninth globally, according to Canada’s federal…
7D Surgical Receives FDA 510(K) and Health Canada MDL Clearance for Its Breakthrough Image Guidance System for Spine Surgery
TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- 7D Surgical Receives FDA 510(K) and Health Canada MDL Clearance for Its Breakthrough Image Guidance System for Spine...
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.
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MaRS EXCITE Info Session
Calling all health technology innovators!Trying to sell your medical device, software or diagnostic tests to hospitals and policy makers is tough. We understand. Not only do you have to prove that your technology is safe and does what it should, you also have to show how it stacks up against current practices in effectiveness and cost, AND you have to find people who are willing to give you a chance and try out your technology. Getting this right takes a lot of time and money.We can help.The MaRS Excellence in Clinical Innovation and Technology Evaluation (EXCITE) program is a collaboration between a range of stakeholders in the health system that work together to help innovative health technologies get to market faster and improve patient outcomes in Ontario and around the world.At the end of the program, companies will have a robust evidence package, called the EXCITE core evidentiary bundle, that they can use for both Health Canada licensing and reimbursement and purchasing reviews.Getting the data is o...
Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT) Gets CE Mark For Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy Software - Market Exclusive
Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT) has just announced that it has received a CE mark for its SureTune2 software, which provides patient-specific visualization to enable physicians to easily make decisions on how to program their patients’ deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy. This kind of therapy is a targeted treatment that offers specific symptom control through mild electrical […]
$300,000 awarded to launch startups and commercialize neurotechnologies
Year five of the newly rebranded ONtrepreneurs (Ontario Neurotech Entrepreneurs) Program will help six neurotech entrepreneurs and their startups launch brain-related technologies onto the market. , Aug. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - The Ontario Brain Institute [OBI] today announced the 2016 winners of its ONtrepreneurs Program to help neurotech entrepreneurs take their ideas "from the lab to the marketplace."