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Canadian biotech supporting China’s Centre for Disease Control to accelerate COVID-19 vaccine development
StemCell Technologies has been supporting research being done at China’s Centre for Disease Control, which could accelerate vaccine development for COVID-19.
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SouSmile has raised $10 million in Series A funding from Global Founders Capital, Kaszek Ventures and Canary, bringing the company’s total funding to $11.4 million.
Insig, a Toronto-based telehealth company, has received a $5.94 million strategic investment from and is entering a partnership with WELL Health.
The startup has released a free screen tool to help providers evaluate patients seeking COVID-19 testing.
MaRS Discovery District has opened applications for its first-ever Spinal Cord Rehab Innovation Challenge.
Machine learning tools have always been the ideal content moderators for Facebook, Google and Twitter — but COVID-19 is forcing their use before they’re ready.
Regina-based virtual healthcare startup Lumeca received approval from the Government of Saskatchewan to operate as a provider for virtual healthcare services.
Airbnb said that it’s going to provide free or subsidized housing for coronavirus responders, according to a blog post by the company.
DarwinAI and the University of Waterloo have co-developed a neural network aimed to accelerate the development of solutions for detecting COVID-19 cases.
Prisma Health develops FDA-authorized 3D-printed device that lets a single ventilator treat four patients
The Prisma Health VESper is a deceptively simple-looking three-way connector that expands use of one ventilator to treat up to four patients simultaneously.
Canada commits $192 million to COVID-19 SIF stream, signs deal with BlueDot to help track, make decisions on virus
The Government of Canada announced a deal with Toronto’s BlueDot, $192 million for the new Strategic Innovation Fund COVID-19 stream, and a potential vaccine.
An Ottawa-based startup that makes flexible headgear for Muslim and Sikh athletes has shifted its production into making masks aimed at reducing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ontario health agency signs deal with Canadian startup to more easily screen and track COVID-19 patients
Provincial agency Ontario Health West has signed a procurement agreement with InputHealth to make it easier to track and screen patients during the COVID-19.
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