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Calgary healthtech and gaming featured at Thin Air Labs launch party

Thin Air Labs celebrated its official launch on Thursday in downtown Calgary, the event showcased some of the innovative projects happening in the city.


Turo, TradeRev headline first 2020 AutoTech meetup on Feb 6th

BetaKit has partnered with TradeRev on a new event series investigating the future of Canada’s AutoTech industry.


Oviva scores $21M Series B to bring its digital diabetes treatment to more of Europe

Oviva, the healthtech startup that provides a digital solution for Type 2 diabetes treatment in Europe, has raised $21 million in Series B funding.

Berlin-based Caspar Health raises €5.3 million Series A to provide digital therapy platform to hospitals

Caspar Health offers an online therapy platform, which allows patients to engage in aftercare on their own terms and free of charge.

Consumer Electronics Show offers high-tech health and wellness

With technology aimed at a variety of lifestyles and activities, here’s a look at technology developed to keep you healthy.


Medical Innovation Xchange incubator-hub has officially launched in Kitchener-Waterloo

MIX is styling itself as a “non-profit incubator-hub” and is now accepting applications for its spring 2020 residency.

Raleigh biotech startup Valanbio Therapeutics raises $421,000 in debt

Valanbio Therapeutics, an early-stage anti-infectives company, has raised $421,000 in debt, according to a recent SEC filing.


PointClickCare opens office in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

PointClickCare, a SaaS company targeting the senior care market, today announced the opening of its fourth Canadian office, located in Charlottetown.

After IPO, BioNTech nabs cell therapy startup Neon Therapeutics

Once subsumed, Neon will work as a subsidiary of BioNTech and help boost its internal work on immunotherapies against cancer and other diseases.


Nicoya raises $10 million CAD to aid drug treatment development

Nicoya, a startup that has developed analytical instruments for the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, has raised $10 million CAD in Series A funding.


Caregiving startup Homage raises Series B to enter new Asian markets

Homage wants to help with a platform that not only matches pre-screened professionals and clients, but also enables caregiving organizations to scale up more quickly.


Precision oncology startup Fusion Pharmaceuticals raises $26 million CAD

Biopharmaceutical startup Fusion Pharmaceuticals has received a commitment of up to $26 million CAD from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.


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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