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The National Research Council of Canada has opened a Centre for Research and Application in Fluidic Technologies (CRAFT) at the University of Toronto.
Health minister vows to strengthen oversight of medical devices after investigation reveals problems (CBC)
Canada’s health minister says she is “deeply concerned” by problems with medical devices that have been revealed by investigative journalists and has pledged to make changes.
The funding values Bright Health at $950 million, according to PitchBook — more than double the $400 million valuation it garnered with its $160 million Series B in June 2017.
A Chinese scientist claims to have created the world’s first genetically-edited babies using the CRISPR/Cas9 tool.
Legacy freezes your sperm so you don’t have to (TECHCRUNCH)
The company has raised $250,000 and they are profitable. Kteily sees his company as the “Swiss Bank” of sperm storage.
Breast cancer screening startup Niramai Health Analytix Pvt. Ltd has raised a new round of funding from its existing venture capital investors and Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal.
Amazon’s newest service uses machine learning to extract medical data from patient records (TECHCRUNCH)
The company announced the service, called Amazon Comprehend Medical, on Tuesday, shortly after The Wall Street Journal reported on it.
It also unveiled the Transfer Learning Toolkit and AI Assisted Annotation SDK, two AI tools tailored to medical imaging workflows, and partnerships with Ohio State University and the National Institutes of Health.
Danish Ahmed’s new medical tourism venture Hospals on Thursday announced the conclusion of its first round of $1.5 millon led by Spiral Ventures and Venture Catalysts.
3iOntario Digest presents a list of ongoing funding opportunities and other resources to accelerate health innovation.
CAD – Dementia Community Investment (read more)
CAD – AGE-WELL NCE Core Research Programs 2020-2025 (read more)