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H2i Client in UHN News – Research suggests seal oil could help people with Type 1 diabetes

A research team at the Krembil Neuroscience Centre in Toronto has published a paper that suggests seal oil has the potential to help promote nerve regeneration in patients with Type 1 diabetes. The study found that patients who ingested an omega-3 supplement derived from seal oil twice a day over a 12-month period reported an…

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H2i Client in U of T News – How a U of T startup is helping disabled children walk like ‘Iron Man’

“Why do mechatronics engineering if you can’t build something to help someone?” Few product tests are as emotional as the one Manmeet Maggu performed at his brother’s house near Delhi last summer. The MBA student at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management was watching as his eight-year-old nephew Praneit, who suffers from severe…

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H2i Clients represented at OCE Discovery 2017

OCE Discovery 2017 was a great success. It was well planned out, with an excellent group of partners and focused presentations in a variety of break out areas. It was great to see such an experienced group of experts in the “Ask an Expert “ area, especially the Angel and VC representation. This was of…

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Congrats to H2i Co-Director: Winner of 2017 Governor General’s Innovation Awards

The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Governor General’s Innovation Awards (GGIA). These awards recognize and celebrate outstanding Canadian individuals, teams and organizations whose exceptional and transformative work help shape our future and positively impact our quality of life. “The recipients of the 2017…

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Ontario Improving Patient Care Through Innovative Health Technologies

Yesterday the Ontario Government announced a $5.4 million dollar commitment to funding 15 innovative health technologies via grants from the new Health Technologies Fund (HTF) that focus on the delivery of better home and community care. AND two of the funded initiatives (4, & 6) include H2i affiliated ventures!  Check OUT the details HERE!

H2i Client Dash MD on the CBC

Dash MD appeared on Metro Morning on CBC 1 with Matt Galloway this month where they shared their #patientsfirst approach to a better healthcare system. You can view some online coverage of our work and story here.

H2i Co-Director Dr. Paul Santerre wins Connaught Innovation Award

For his proposal ” ReFilx: A soft tissue filler for the reconstruction of breast tissues defects.”  See a complete list of winners here. Congrats Dr. Santerre!