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The challenge aims to strengthen the province’s entrepreneurial ecosystem by offering funding to Quebec-based startups.
Research by a privacy rights advocacy group has found popular mental health websites in the EU are sharing users’ sensitive personal data with advertisers.
Could wearable technology save your life?(THEGLOBEANDMAIL)
Astronauts at the International Space Station are currently involved in a five-year project testing smart shirts to monitor their health.
Vancouver-based emergency network ePACT has raised a $4.5 million Series A funding round for its digital emergency preparedness platform.
VillageMD, a fast-growing developer of primary care clinics, has raised another $100 million as the startup looks to expand its model across the country.
Endurance events startup Let’s Do This raises seed cash from Serena Williams, Usain Bolt(TECHCRUNCH)
Let’s Do This is a Y Combinator alumni startup from 2018 which is a marketplace for endurance events, from a 5K fun run to an Ironman triathlon.
Swiss medtech startup Xeltis raises €10.5 million to develop its novel tissue regeneration treatment for heart disease(EUSTARTUPS)
The funding was provided by existing institutional and private investors, including all VCs already financing the company.
The startup competes with companies like Healthsense, but there’s plenty of cash to go around in the remote patient monitoring device segment.
Ginger, an MIT spin-out providing app-based mental health coaching to workers, raises $35M(TECHCRUNCH)
The plan is to grow its service internationally and to more touch points beyond the employer channel, including those who access healthcare through health plans (which might include, potentially, countries with nationalised health services).
Fyllo is building technology to help firms deal with the complex and shifting laws around advertising cannabis-related products.
The patient communications and appointment scheduling platform is currently integrated with more than 70 EHR and practice management systems.
Vape lung is spreading and the CDC is warning people not to use vaping products while they are investigating the cause.
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)