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Bridging the Continuum: Key Learnings from IBBME

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Positioned at the interface of three Faculties – Engineering, Medicine, Dentistry – provides the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering…

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Partnerships in Health Innovation: Expanding Paradigms of Private Profit and the Public Good

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Public-private partnerships (P3s) have become an increasingly pivotal—almost doctrinal—driver of R&D across the health sciences, allowing governments, academic institutions, not-for-profit…

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XLV Diagnostics: Shaping the Future of Digital Mammography Screening

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Imaging technologies, already used routinely for diagnostics, are becoming an essential part of the workflow included in screening, treatment progress’…

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Baylis Medical: Our Story

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Kris will describe the evolution of Baylis Medical starting from a distributor of specialized medical devices in Canada to a…

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Mobile Micro-Scale Robotics for Manipulation and Assembly

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Micro-scale mobile robots can physically access small spaces in a versatile and noninvasive manner. Such microrobots under 1 mm in…

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One Retinoblastoma World: Reaching Every Child

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Retinoblastoma, a rare eye cancer in children, has revealed the essential genetic basis of cancer and delivered personalized medicine for…

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What’s so Hot about Serial Medtech Entrepreneurs?

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Developed from early findings of the ongoing Serial Medical Device Entrepreneurs Project, Scott Phillips will share statistics and behaviours that…

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A Catalyst for Innovation in the Medical Device Industry

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Learn about NRC’s new, innovative Health Technologies Program, offering pre-clinical medical device research and product development solutions that will get…

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Developments from Sunnybrook’s Center for Research in Image Guided Therapies

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Minimally invasive procedures are continuing to increase in popularity with new therapies emerging on a frequent basis. As these new…

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A Personalized and Effective Approach to Metabolic Syndrome Prevention

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As rates of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) and corresponding chronic disease – including obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke…

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