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Amplitude Ventures, a firm focused on investments in health and the life sciences sectors, has closed over half of a targeted $200 million CAD venture fund.
CBC/Radio Canada – Business Data Analyst
TalentMinded – Process Improvement Engineer
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The AI model can now differentiate between normal and abnormal smear slides with accuracy and is currently under validation in labs for a period of three to six months.
Seattle startup Katalyst has raised $5.6 million for an at-home workout experience that uses full-body electrical muscle stimulation (EMS), a training technique that’s popular in countries such as Germany, Japan and Brazil.
League has received a strategic investment from Workday Ventures and will partner with Workday as a software partner.
Veritas Genetics, a DNA testing startup, has said a data breach resulted in unauthorized access of some customer information.
Delhi-based healthcare startup BeYouPlus will use this funding to strengthen its technology stack and expand its services across geographies.
Medopad Ltd., a U.K. artificial intelligence startup teaming with China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd. on new approaches to disease, raised $25 million for clinical studies of its health technology.
Apple has teamed up with Veteran Affairs (VA) to allow those who’ve served our country to now access their health records via iPhone.
Health Canada actively monitoring ‘breakthrough’ in U.S. investigation of vaping-related lung injuries
The discovery of Vitamin E acetate in lung samples offers the first direct evidence of a link with the substance and vaping-related lung injuries.
The startup has picked up $25 million, led by pharmaceuticals giant Bayer, which will be working together with Medopad to build digital biomarkers and therapeutics related to heart health.
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)
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