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.
Continue reading Bringing a health tech incubator to fruition | Waterloo Medtech proceedings
“It’s time we built an integrated medtech incubator in this community, it would solve many of the problems we have heard about,” stated panellist Murray Gamble at the conclusion of the 2018 Waterloo MedTech conference.
Here we preview the 2019 conference on Building a Successful Medtech Infrastructure that tries to mobilize that call to action. We just need the will to make it happen in Waterloo Region. Watch the video interviews below to learn how this could be a worthwhile investment of your time to attend on October 2.
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Those with lived experience emphasized that a move toward patient-directed self-care is about seeing the health of people and not the healthcare of patients.
The 2019 MEDEC MedTech conference at the International Centre coincided again with the Toronto Health Innovation Week. Here we examine some of the core messages from the exceptional quality of speakers and panels discussions. Patient’s including Lori Pedersen brought an emotional atmosphere to the health executives.
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The ambition for business leaders and marketers is to stand out in a competitive marketplace.
This case study examines LiDCO’s new online presence in the important US marketplace. At launch, the 97% HubSpot Website Grader rating emphasised that the core strategic principles had been accomplished.
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Krysta Traianovski’s presentation at the Hacking Health Waterloo Cafe goes a long way to understanding why this health start-up is attracting attention in Waterloo Region.
Sharing their journey and experiences with the group provided us with a glimpse of the compassion and flair of the team. There will be close to 1 million Canadians living with dementia in 15 years. Their technology is poised to bring caregiver relief and autonomy for persons living with dementia.
Continue reading BrightGuide illuminate path in health tech ecosystem
“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.
Continue reading Rise of Waterloo Region Medtech start-up ecosystem
Delighting current customers to become promoters of your brand sustains the attraction of new contacts. This budget season part 4, is the final post with our guide on budgeting in Medtech.
Continue reading Medtech budget season – part 4
The support of customers’ in their decision making on a product, service or solution is Medtech’s comfort zone. This budget season part 3 is the third of four posts with our guide on budgeting in Medtech.
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The summer is an important time for many Medtech businesses; both at a country level and internationally as they submit budgets for the next fiscal year.
This is the first of four posts, with our guide on budgeting in Medtech. We have tried to overlay this on the inbound methodology.
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My New Year post reflected both on the hot topics we had witnessed in 2015 and where we would invest time in 2016. So what does our half-time scorecard look like?
Here we re-examine those hot topics from 2015 to see how they have continued to evolve, while adding one more for 2016. Continue reading 2016 resolution half-time scorecard