Toronto Health Innovation Week provided a spirit of optimism for the newest innovations. Patients Included should be the default way of working in health innovation and improvement.
We selected four 1-minute video interviews to include here to capture the essence and optimism of Toronto Health Innovation Week. Read our reflections on the MEDEC MedTech conference.
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Growing old is crap. A new collaboration between AGE-WELL and Hacking Health seeks to bring new energy to challenge our aging health.
Dr. Alex Mihailidis, Scientific Director at AGE-WELL introduced the joint ideathon with Hacking Health, where teams could win $75,000 of prizes to advance their solutions.
“It is no secret that our population is aging. And the challenge is the same everywhere: To help people maintain quality of life, dignity and indepence as they get older,” describes Dr. Mihailidis.
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The Canadian medtech market appears to be punching below its weight but new patent fillings and start-ups suggest a positive outlook.
A distinguished panel discussed what it takes to go from start-up to the first $50M in the Canadian Medical Device industry at the Commercialization Playbook event.
“Opportunity for Canada in this space is huge in growing role of medical technologies”; says Dr. Brian Courtney
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