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  • Toronto Health Innovation Week: Where health means business

    From April 9 – 13, Toronto Health Innovation Week (THIW 2018), the largest health investor and innovator gathering in Canada, takes over the Toronto region. More than 35 health events are planned across the region to accelerate Toronto’s health innovation ecosystem, drive business growth and improve outcomes for patients worldwide. Join the health industry, investors, […]

    April 6, 2018

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  • Why host an international early stage investor conference at MaRS in Toronto?

    There is a rich diversity of technology assets being developed in Toronto, as MaRS Discovery District and Johnson & Johnson’s JLABS have created one of the most dynamic centres for life science technology innovation in North America. However, Toronto’s real value in life science is in the people – from its visionary leaders to its […]

    March 26, 2018

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  • This company’s photocopier could save your life

    Surgeons operating on cancerous tumours face a difficult dilemma: if they cut too little they risk leaving cancer cells behind; if they cut too much they risk harming the patient. The current gold standard for imaging is in pathology, which usually involves waiting several days while multiple tissue samples are tested to determine whether the […]

    March 12, 2018

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  • This simple glove could provide stability for millions of people with tremors

    For people with tremors, tasks as simple as pouring a cup of coffee can be incredibly difficult. When Mark Elias saw his grandmother, who has essential tremor — a common disorder that causes involuntary shaking — struggling with simple tasks, he knew he had to do something. He wasn’t just thinking of his grandmother though. […]

    March 9, 2018

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