Creating a Digital Imaging Centre of Excellence in London’s Health Care Cluster

On December 10 London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), St. Joseph’s Health Care London, and Western University announced the formation of a partnership with Siemens Healthineers in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), interventional angiography, cardiology and cardiac surgery that will create a centre of excellence in advanced diagnostic imaging and therapeutics in southwestern Ontario. Building on established…

Novartis Launches Innovation Prize for Assistive Tech

“Every day, patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) face difficult and unique mobility challenges that can make regular activities such as walking, speaking, and living out comfortable lives extremely difficult,” said John Tsai, Head of Global Drug Development and Chief Medical Officer, Novartis. “Novartis is deeply invested in this community, and it is our hope that…

Health Science Companies Can Apply to the Capital Access Advisory Program

The Call for Applications for the 2020 OBIO Capital Access Advisory Program (CAAP®) is now open. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 5:00pm EST. The Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization’s CAAP is a unique, industry-led initiative that provides selected high-potential Ontario health science companies with mentoring, strategic guidance and access to an…

Harnessing Diverse Talent to Enrich London Tech

Leading London-based adaptable machine building company Konnexio, Konrad Konnerth’s engineering background informs much of his professional direction. The other driver, he says, is his personal experience as an immigrant. As a mentor in Immploy’s Mentorship Program, Konnerth is committed to using his engineering and entrepreneurship experience to support other newcomers as they adjust to life…

London Celebrates Entrepreneurship at the #LondonCAN Exchange

There was no shortage of opportunities for entrepreneurs in London, Ontario this Global Entrepreneurship Week. In a series of events hosted by community organizations throughout London, the city’s entrepreneurs came together for valuable networking, professional development and resource-sharing opportunities under the #LondonCAN campaign. This year’s key initiative was the inaugural #LondonCAN Exchange, which brought together…

Answering Big Questions for the Good of Society

The next generation of leaders will be better armed against unprecedented technical transformation thanks to a new partnership between Western and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) that will establish a program focused on the ethical and social aspects of data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI), university officials announced today. A $3-million investment by RBC has…

2019 Info-Tech CIO Awards Celebrate Outstanding IT Leaders Who Deliver Business Value

Info-Tech Research Group today announced the 2019 Info-Tech CIO award winners at Info-Tech LIVE, being held in Las Vegas this week, Nov. 19-21. The most authoritative event for IT executives and leaders globally, the two days of Info-Tech LIVE will be filled with engaging and informative sessions led by Info-Tech’s research analysts and practitioners. At the event, Info-Tech…