Bringing a health tech incubator to fruition | Waterloo Medtech proceedings

health tech incubator in Waterloo Region

There is now an optimism that the once fragmented players in Waterloo Region are beginning to coalesce in support of scaling health tech.

Waterloo Medtech has just launched their latest proceedings report discussed here. The new Medical Innovation Xchange in Kitchener opened in January. Communitech has announced a new Velocity micro VC-fund for the medtech sector. Google is opening an accelerator in the region.  

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7 worthwhile reads that changed our thinking in 2019

Our seven worthwhile reads from 2019

These seven worthy reads changed our thinking in 2019. Find out why they could be a valuable use of your time.

The books cover categories that include curiosity, tech, health, economics, geopolitics and intriguing historical fiction.

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Rise of Waterloo Region Medtech start-up ecosystem

resonates, Waterloo Region, Velocity Garage, Communitech, Medtech, Opencity Inc., healthcare innovation

“What we have in this community in KW [Kitchener-Waterloo] and in Canada is equivalent of capturing lightning in a bottle,” described Google Canada’s Managing Director, Sam Sebastian, opening the Go North event.

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Post Hackathon commercialisation

Hackathon, commercialisation, mentors, Hacking Health, Kitchener-Waterloo

You pitched your ideas to the Hackathon judges. You may have won an award. What comes next in the commercialisation process?

Here we offer guidance on how to commercialise innovations from a Hackathon. How do you take your brilliant innovation conceived through a Hackathon to market?

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