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TritonWear, a Toronto-based swim training device manufacturer, has been selected as the official training technology of Swimming Canada.
AI Medical Service raises $42.9 Series B for AI-based software that checks endoscopy scans for signs of cancer(TECHCRUNCH)
The funding will be used for clinical trials of its software, which looks for signs of cancer in real-time during endoscopies, product development and overseas expansion.
Surgical Innovation Associates (SIA), a Chicago, IL-based medical device spin-out from Northwestern University, raised $4M in a Series A financing.
Berlin-based medical cannabis company DEMECAN raises €7 million to expand wholesale trade in Germany(EUSTARTUPS)
Berlin-based DEMECAN is a producer of medical cannabis, which was only legalised in the country in 2017, and is one of a growing number of European cannabis startups.
Medella Health, the healthtech startup developing medical sensor technologies in Kitchener-Waterloo, is officially rebranding to Voyage Labs.
Healthcare blockchain startup BurstIQ raises $5.5 million Series A funding for HIPAA-compliant blockchain solution(TECHSTARTUPS)
BurstIQ, an healthcare blockchain-based startup that provides secure blockchain solutions for the healthcare industry, and Elsewhere Partners have closed a Series A capital raise.
Natalist curates and ships for free tastefully-packaged FDA-cleared pregnancy and fertility tests, as well as essential pre-natal vitamins and educational literature.
Amboss, the Berlin-based “medtech” startup that originally offered a learning app for students but has since pivoted to a knowledge platform for medical professionals, has raised €30 million in Series B funding.
3iOntario Digest presents a list of ongoing funding opportunities and other resources to accelerate health innovation.
CAN – CIHR Catalyst Grant: Addressing Musculoskeletal Conditions and Arthritis in Canadians (read more)
CAN – CIHR Inuit Research Network Development Grant (read more)
CAN – CIHR Netherlands-Canada Type 2 Diabetes Consortium – Travel Award (read more)