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BetaKit

Nicoya launches third product following $10 million CAD raise

Shortly after raising $10 million CAD in Series A funding, Kitchener-based Nicoya has launched is third product to help speed up drug discovery.


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Science innovations come to life in Calgary

While Calgary is widely known as a leader within the energy sector, it is also emerging as a lead innovator in the life sciences sector.


TechCrunch

Babylon Health is building an integrated, AI-based health app to serve a city of 300K in England

The company has inked a 10-year deal with the city of Wolverhampton in England to provide an integrated health app covering 300,000 people, the entire population of the city.


Startup raises $6M to make it easier to fill specialty scripts

HelpAround raised $6 million in funding from IQVIA and Windham Ventures. The company’s software is designed to make it easier for patients to navigate specialty prescriptions.


BetaKit

Dialogue evolves product with the acquisition of German health services company

Dialogue has announced its acquisition of Argumed Consulting Group, a German-based Occupational Health and Safety services company.


Three big AI projects in medicine to watch in 2020

Artificial intelligence (AI) is beginning to touch medicine in many different ways, from making diagnoses to triaging patients.


TechCrunch

One Medical targets IPO valuation of up to $2B as we unpack its Q4 results

One Medical’s expected valuation matches secondary-market transactions in the firm’s equity, and, at the upper-end of its proposed IPO range, represents a solid boost to its final private valuation.


BetaKit

Lori Casselman named as Wello president and CRO

Calgary-based healthcare provider INLIV has appointed Lori Casselman as the president and chief revenue officer (CRO) of its healthtech startup Wello.


The AI Eye: healthcare and medical just one prominent segment in rapidly growing and broadening AI market

No longer relegated to the ranks of science fiction, AI is rapidly becoming ubiquitous as one the most dynamic new fields in technology.


Mobile medical clinic rolls out to serve Edmonton’s homeless population

The Boyle McCauley Health Centre rolled out a mobile health clinic Wednesday that will provide medical care to those Edmontonians who live on the streets.


TechCrunch

Small Door, the OneMedical for pets, launches NYC location

The company is taking a fresh approach to veterinary services by offering a membership program, not unlike One Medical.


LATEST HEALTHTECH GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

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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Caitlin Hotchkiss

Caitlin Hotchkiss

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