Molly Shoichet awarded 2016 Till & McCulloch Award – U of T Engineering News University Professor Molly Shoichet, a world-renowned researcher and leader in the use of biomaterials to enhance stem-cell delivery for treating disease conditions from stroke to blindness, is the recipient of the 2016 Till & McCulloch Award.
Dymaxia: Combining cloud, IoT and wearables to manage the anxiety of autism The internet of things (IoT) has the potential to revolutionise the healthcare industry, by allowing patients to self-monitor their conditions with in-home sensors and wearable devices. GE Healthcare, HPE and Philips are just some of the household names that are pouring their research… Read more »
Press Releases | HighWire HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to scholarly publishers and societies, announced today initial success of its partnership with TrendMD. The TrendMD content recommendation widget has delivered over 1.36 million additional article views to HighWire publishers, attracting over 272,000 new readers across 156 journals on the HighWire… Read more »
Index “It’s difficult to fail if you actually talk to customers.” – Paul Kudlow, TrendMD As he was going through medical school the last few years, Paul Kudlow pictured his future: talking to patients all day, providing solutions, and working all hours.
Introducing the Ignite Top 27 Finalists! The first round of Ignite pitches are complete and we have our Top 27! Ignite saw 67 incredible innovation, technology or invention based businesses apply. This week, Ignite held three separate competitions for the three categories; Student Entrepreneur, Young Entrepreneur and General Entrepreneur.
Machine Intelligence Is Transforming Genomics & Precision Medicine New applications for artificial intelligence technologies are rapidly emerging, with healthcare often touted as the industry to be most disrupted by AI. We spoke to Alice Gao, Research Scientist & Engineer at Deep Genomics, to learn more about how machine intelligence is transforming the field of genomics… Read more »
Blue J Legal CEO Benjamin Alarie on Toronto’s potential to be a machine learning capital As machine learning takes hold across industries, Blue J Legal CEO Benjamin Alarie believes that Toronto can be a leader in the space – but it doesn’t have to be the only one. “It’s not meant to be a contest.
The Next 36 hosts Venture Day to mark end of seven-month program After seven months of mentorship and development in The Next 36, 25 startups pitched for the program’s Venture Day, which included an awards ceremony celebrating outstanding ventures. At the MaRS Discovery District on August 16, over 250 investors, mentors, donors, and partners listened… Read more »
Tech startups shine in competition at Canadian Bar Association annual meeting During last weekend’s annual meeting of the Canadian Bar Association, the organization held its own version of TV’s Shark Tank. Called “The Pitch” (presumably to avoid copyright infringement, as well as the unfortunate implications of linking sharks and lawyers), the CBA invited five legal… Read more »
Benjamin Alarie of BlueJ Legal presents Toronto Machine Learning Capital of the World This was first presented at the August 2016 TechTO In this presentation, Ben explains why and how Toronto should and can be the Machine Learning centre of the tech world. What do you think of what Ben had to say? Tell us… Read more »