BlueJLegal one of 5 legal Startups to pitch at the Canadian Bar Assoc Annual Meeting

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 »

Knitt Labs embarks on Kickstarter Campaign!

KnittBar – The Internet of Things (IoT) Power Solution Knitt Labs is raising funds for KnittBar – The Internet of Things (IoT) Power Solution on Kickstarter! WiFi-enabled modular smart power bar with an app. Individually monitor and control each module.

Discovery Could Help Deliver Protein Drugs

Discovery Could Help Deliver Protein Drugs An experiment’s unexpected result may make it easier to use proteins as medicines in the brain, spine and elsewhere.

U of T recognizes top inventions, including Deep Genomics

They started here: U of T recognizes top inventions Some of the most inventive minds at the University of Toronto are stepping into the limelight. This year, the U of T Celebrates Innovation event recognized four ground-breaking inventions – created here on our campuses – that have the potential for global impact and commercial appeal… Read more »

UTEST Announces Fourth Cohort

UTEST program announces investments in five U of T start-ups – MaRS Innovation Companies in fourth cohort developing products ranging from software to therapeutic platforms; applications for fifth cohort, in partnership with MLA48, open until May 27, 2016 TORONTO (May 9, 2016) – The University of Toronto Early-Stage Technology (UTEST) incubator, co-directed by U of… Read more »

Ongoing Success for TrendMD! Graduates from YCombinator & Announces New Partnerships

TrendMD graduates from Ycombinator and announces new partnerships – MaRS Innovation It’s been a busy quarter for UTEST company TrendMD. Fresh off their participation in Ycombinator’s Winter 2016 cohort, which was covered in TechCrunch, the company has announced partnerships with HighWire and Integra. TrendMD, a Canadian start-up company, is a content recommendation engine for scholarly… Read more »

TrendMD: Effectively Navigating the Biomedical Research Landscape

TrendMD: Effectively Navigating the Biomedical Research Landscape New platform helps clinicians bridge the gap in translation of knowledge from bench to bedside. The advent of the digital revolution has contributed to the unprecedented wealth of scientific information currently produced in the biomedical field, providing avenues for the development of novel treatments, improved understanding of disease… Read more »