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H2i FemSTEM program celebrates exemplary women in entrepreneurship ecosystem

H2i FemSTEM program celebrates exemplary women in entrepreneurship ecosystem

From its humble beginnings in 2017 to its expansion into a multi-event series in 2021, H2i's FemSTEM program continues to inspire, engage, and celebrate women entrepreneurs in the health space. Read on to find out the highlights of this year's program. ... read more

And the Winners Are:

And the Winners Are:

From over 40 applicants the winners of the 2020 Pitch Perfect pitch-off are: Arma Biosciences Arma Biosciences has developed a handheld, reagent-free testing device to help address anything ... ... read more

Health Innovation Hub (H2i) Restructures to Reflect Strong Growth

Health Innovation Hub (H2i) Restructures to Reflect Strong Growth

Sept 2-2020 After six years of strong growth, the Health Innovation Hub (H2i) at the Faculty of Medicine is restructuring to better adapt to investor readiness and H2i’s evolving portfolio of ... read more

MedEssist receives Ownr grant!

MedEssist receives Ownr grant!

In May 2020, Ownr launched Ownr Grants, a $25,000 fund sponsored by RBC Ventures in our continued support of entrepreneurs in Canada, facing challenges due to COVID-19. Our team was ... ... read more

Congrats Hypercare: OBIO Announces First Eight Early Adopter Health Network Projects to Drive Innovation into the Health System
Web portal designed by U of T startup connects COVID-19 researchers with potential study participants

Web portal designed by U of T startup connects COVID-19 researchers with potential study participants

Two University of Toronto alumni have created a web portal to connect COVID-19 researchers with potential research study participants. Since launching in March, there have been more than 770 ... read more

U of T startup’s “buddy badge” encourages handwashing in hospitals, could help stem COVID-19 spread

U of T startup’s “buddy badge” encourages handwashing in hospitals, could help stem COVID-19 spread

A researcher at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) is developing a wearable technology that reminds front line health-care workers to wash their hands. It’s ... ... read more

U of T startup Hypercare helps hospitals co-ordinate COVID-19 care ‘efficiently and securely’

U of T startup Hypercare helps hospitals co-ordinate COVID-19 care ‘efficiently and securely’

COVID-19 is forcing health-care providers around the world to adapt old methods and invent new ones to care for people sickened by the novel coronavirus.  Such is the case at Michael ... ... read more

Winterlight Labs raises $5.6M in series A funding in round led by Hikma Ventures

Winterlight Labs raises $5.6M in series A funding in round led by Hikma Ventures

Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (LSE: HIK) (NASDAQ Dubai: HIK) (OTC: HKMPY), (rated Ba1 Moody’s / BB+ S&P, both stable) announces that its venture capital arm, Hikma Ventures has led a CAD 5.6 ... ... read more