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Pillars of Health: The Entrepreneurial Journey

Pillars of Health: The Entrepreneurial Journey

On Monday November 4th 2019, H2i and the University of Toronto’s Translational Research Program hosted the 6th biannual Pillars of Health: The Entrepreneurial Journey. The event ... ... read more

H2i Feature: Honeybee Hub

H2i Feature: Honeybee Hub

University of Toronto alumni Catherine Chan and Weiwei Li have developed a digital solution to reduce the time and money it takes for researchers to find suitable participants ... read more

Xpan Inc. has received seed capital from FACIT’s Prospects Oncology Fund

Xpan Inc. has received seed capital from FACIT’s Prospects Oncology Fund

Xpan Inc. has received seed capital through the latest round of FACIT’s Prospects Oncology Fund. Xpan Inc., CEO Zaid Atto also won FACIT’s Falcons’ Fortunes pitch ... ... read more

Interface Biologics Inc.’s surface modification technology is being acquired by Evonik

Interface Biologics Inc.’s surface modification technology is being acquired by Evonik

Nearly 20 years ago, Professor Paul Santerre (Dentistry, IBBME) and his team pioneered a new way of making medical implants that reduces the risk of blood clots and infections. Now, the ... ... read more

With Google’s backing, UofT startup BenchSci uses AI to create ‘super scientists’

With Google’s backing, UofT startup BenchSci uses AI to create ‘super scientists’

In less than three years, biomedical firm BenchSci has gone from four people sitting around a table to a 50-strong operation that’s backed by Google and counts some of the world’s top ... ... read more

UofTMed Alumni: Our Foray into Health Care Entrepreneurship, in AI and Radiology

UofTMed Alumni: Our Foray into Health Care Entrepreneurship, in AI and Radiology

We just needed to access hundreds of thousands of radiology images to get up and running. That simple, right? ... read more

U of T innovation centre to help form ‘new cornerstone’ of the Canadian economy

U of T innovation centre to help form ‘new cornerstone’ of the Canadian economy

Toronto’s burgeoning innovation district – home to hundreds of researchers, entrepreneurs and innovation-minded partners – is poised to undergo a dramatic expansion. The University of Toronto has ... read more

Industry experts are helping U of T health startups scale the ‘brick wall’ of regulatory approval

Industry experts are helping U of T health startups scale the ‘brick wall’ of regulatory approval

Robert Brooks incorporated his startup – which helps surgeons using minimally invasive instruments “feel” what they’re doing – the same week he submitted his PhD dissertation at the University of ... read more

U of T startups take home prizes at health challenge event

U of T startups take home prizes at health challenge event

Braze Mobility uses sensors to help motorized wheelchair users avoid collisions with the obstacles that surround them. Now, with its latest product, Braze hopes to one day help eliminate the ... ... read more