Medical Meeting RX: Vancouver

Vancouver was recognized as the top city in North America to host international meetings.

Source: 
Tourism Vancouver
Source URL: 
http://www.tourismvancouver.com/meetings/articles/post/medical-meeting-rx-vancouver/
Date: 
Wed, 2016-05-25

Brits developing a taste for fine Canadian vintages, and not just icewine

The U.K market provides a boost in the Canadian wine industry by purchasing Canadian Wine overseas. The growing interest allows the industry to compete on an international level.

Source: 
CBC News
Source URL: 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/canadian-wine-uk-1.3474554
Date: 
Sun, 2016-03-06

$62M in funding for new research networks that tackle chronic diseases

The Canadian Institues for Health Research is investing millions into a research network that will ultimately improve the health of patients living with chronic disease.

Source: 
Lab Product News
Source URL: 
http://www.labcanada.com/news/62m-in-funding-for-new-research-networks-that-tackle-chronic-diseases/1004100712/
Date: 
Thu, 2016-03-31

Genomics research commercialization projects get $13.4M in funding

Four different projects using genomic technologies are being funded by the federal government to drive commercialization in various industries.

Source: 
Lab Product News
Source URL: 
http://www.labcanada.com/news/genomics-research-commercialization-projects-get-13-4m-in-funding/1004087438/?&er=NA
Date: 
Tue, 2016-03-22

A University of Calgary neuroscientist is leading the way in the field of robotic surgery

After his collaborative effor in developing the neuroarm and performing over 70 robot assisted surgies, Dr. Sutherland predicts that engineering will play a bigger role during surgeries in the future.

Source: 
The Globe and Mail
Source URL: 
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/alberta/calgary-neuroscientist-leading-the-way-in-roboticsurgery/article29501220/
Date: 
Fri, 2016-04-01

'Instagram for doctors' Figure 1 reaches a million users, adds messaging tool

Figure 1 hopes to become a dominant online platform to share medical cases after being used by over 1 million health-care professionals.

Source: 
The Globe and Mail
Source URL: 
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/small-business/startups/instagram-for-doctors-adds-messaging-tool-after-reaching-a-million-users/article29589235/?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=Referrer:+Social+Network+/+Media&utm_campaign=Shared+Web+Article+Links
Date: 
Tue, 2016-04-12

Biotech thrives in challenging venture capital market

Canadian biotech sector is prospering with the venture capital market while resource companies are struggling.

Source: 
Business In Vancouver
Source URL: 
https://www.biv.com/article/2016/3/biotech-thrives-challenging-venture-capital-market/
Date: 
Tue, 2016-03-01

"Smart soles" in shoes to help patients recover from a broken hip

McGill University Health Centre develops an e-learning program called smart shoe sole to provide recovery guidelines to patients of hip fractures and their families.

Source: 
McGill University Health Care
Source URL: 
https://muhc.ca/newsroom/news/smart-soles-shoes-help-patients-recover-broken-hip
Date: 
Thu, 2016-03-03

Genome Canada Announces Funding for Industry, Academic Research Partnerships

Genome Canada announces $4.2 million contribution to support the application of genomic technologies to the agriculture and healthcare industry.

Source: 
Genome Web
Source URL: 
https://www.genomeweb.com/molecular-diagnostics/genome-canada-announces-funding-industry-academic-research-partnerships
Date: 
Mon, 2016-03-14

Opinion: Feeling the pulse of innovation

Health care leaders attend the Data Effect conference to discuss how start-up companies and data science are driving the pace of change in medical care.

Source: 
Vancouver Sun
Source URL: 
http://www.vancouversun.com/opinion/editorials/opinion+feeling+pulse+innovation/11776856/story.html
Date: 
Wed, 2016-03-09
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