Life sciences networking event connects highly-skilled immigrants with London companies

LifeSci Connect, a local networking event hosted by TechAlliance, WIL Employment Connections and the London-Middlesex Immigrant Employment Council (LMIEC) brought together immigrant professionals and employers in life sciences at Aroma restaurant in downtown London on Tuesday. The event, hosted as part of National Biotechnology Week, aimed to connect employers struggling to hire and retain highly-skilled…

Biotech experts break down industry challenges for startup companies

To kick off National Biotechnology Week in London, TechAlliance hosted Creative Solutions in Biotech, an industry panel event for entrepreneurs and researchers in biotechnology on Tuesday. “Startups can learn a lot from their peers’ experiences of success and failure,” said Marilyn Sinclair, President & CEO of TechAlliance. “This event brings together experts in biotechnology commercialization,…

Community Connection: Local machine shop works with London startup

One of the challenges that startup companies we work with face is making connections in the community with manufacturers and specifically with companies that can produce prototypes for their products without having to commit to minimum production quantities. London startup and TechAlliance client CryoCaddy has recently worked with Baker Custom Manufacturing, a startup itself, to…

Parallax Innovations unveils CT Sabre™, the only commercial robotic intervention device that operates inside a micro-CT bore

The Parallax Innovations CT Sabre™ is a six-degree of freedom robotically-controlled micro-positioner for pre-clinical biomedical research. Guided by either live fluoroscopic x-ray feedback or retrospective 3D CT image reconstructions the CT Sabre™ allows better than 200 µm positioning of a variety of user selected tools. There is no need to reposition the animal between acquisition…

Mitacs supports companies in need of research expertise

Ontario technology companies in need of the latest research expertise need look no further than Mitacs-Accelerate. This national program connects companies with graduate students and university faculty members through short or long-term research projects aimed at addressing a company’s need. During a Mitacs-Accelerate internship, a highly-skilled graduate student or post-doctoral fellow spends approximately half of…

TechEdge compensation survey

TechEdge is conducting a short compensation study focused on seven key job families: UI/UX Specialists, Mobile Designers, Web Designers, Front End Developers, Back End Developers, Client Relations/Product Specialists, First Tier Technical Customer Support. Visit TechEdge for more information, and to participate in the survey before August 30. Participants will receive the results of the survey…