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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!

Seeking volunteers for Inaugural Toronto Health Innovation Week

April 3 – 7th, 2017, TO Health! is hosting the Inaugural Health Innovation Week which will bring the global health innovation community to Toronto, to make deals, create partnerships and network with the leaders in the sector.  The week will feature events that will include Impact Health Summit, RESI on MaRS 2016, Canada’s largest early…

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Pillars of Health: Connecting Innovators

Date: Monday, March 27th, 2017 Time: 4PM-7PM Location: JLabs @ Toronto, 661 University Ave, Suite 1300 Guests MUST register.  Space is limited. RSVP @ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pillars-of-health-networking-tickets-32267634363 Description: Pillars of Health is a networking event to connect health science innovators across research, hospital administration, government, and industry from around the GTA.  It is a community building event around improving…

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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!

H2i Commercialization Awards Kickstart Student Entrepreneurs

Awards Kickstart Student Entrepreneurs Oct 24, 2016 Author:  Dan Haves H2i Health Commercialization Award winners (l to r) Robert Brooks, Cameron Stewart, Alex Bilbily and Mark Cicero At this year’s Health Commercialization Awards, nine teams of U of T students had a chance to pitch their entrepreneurial ideas to a panel of judges. They were…

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Scientists Can Now Sequence DNA With a Smartphone

It was not so long ago that sequencing even tiny snippets of DNA was a costly, cumbersome process that required access to a state-the-art lab. Today, we are inching close to putting a DNA sequencer in every pocket. This week, a team of researchers from UCLA and Sweden announced that they have built a microscope…

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H2i Client Spotlight – Curiato

Pressure injuries  —  commonly referred to as bedsores,  impact the most medically vulnerable members of society; those who are confined to their beds for a prolonged time. Bedsores are formed by prolonged pressure to the skin. Pressure Injuries cost North American healthcare institutions 15 Billion USD annually. They are the number one Hospital induced illness…

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