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Steadiwear wins accessibility tech pitch at OCE Discovery

TORONTO – Steadiwear Inc. was selected as the winner of the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)’s $20,000 Accessibility Tech Pitch Competition. The award was announced earlier this month at the Discovery 2018 conference by Reza Moridi, Minister of Research, Innovation...

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Virtual care company OnCall receives investment

TORONTO – OnCall Health announced that Ripple Ventures has become its new lead investor. The partnership between Ripple Ventures and OnCall Health will expand the reach of the Toronto technology startup’s main product (a virtual care platform), and will accelerate...

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Wound-care company Swift Medical attracts investors

TORONTO – Swift Medical, a leader in enterprise-grade digital wound care management, has secured $11.6 million in funding led by Data Collective in Palo Alto, Calif., with participation by Montreal-based Real Ventures, as well as Relay Ventures in Toronto, DHVC...

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IoT specialist ThoughtWire raises $20 million

TORONTO – ThoughtWire, developers of the award-winning Ambiant IIoT platform, has announced the closing of a combined $20 million debt and Series A financing. ThoughtWire will use the financing to further the company’s geographic growth, using Ambiant to make cities...

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UHN start-up receives funding, appoints CEO

TORONTO – Nanovista Inc., a start-up company co-founded by Drs. David Jaffray, Jinzi Zheng, and Christine Allen of University Health Network and the University of Toronto, recently received investments of $1.8M with the help of GreenSky Capital Inc. and its...

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ICU Medical sets up Canadian HQ in Montreal

MONTREAL – ICU Medical, Inc., a leader in the development, manufacture, and sale of innovative medical devices used in infusion therapy, oncology, and critical care applications, announced it has established its Canadian headquarters in Montreal to bring the company’s IV...

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Meditech specialist expands to Canada

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. – Navin, Haffty and Associates (NHA) is pleased to announce it is now offering consulting services to the Canadian Meditech market. In business for 17 years and the largest consulting firm dedicated exclusively to providing Meditech services, NHA...

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Blockchain Research teams up with Tectonic

TORONTO – The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) today announced a partnership with Tectonic Advisory Services Inc., with the goal to expand its focus to, and membership in, the healthcare community. The BRI is a multi-million dollar global research initiative conducting...

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VitalHub announces agreement to acquire HI Next

TORONTO – VitalHub announced an agreement to acquire HI Next for $6.6 million in cash and shares. HI Next offers a suite of peer reviewed tools to identify and address the full range of behavioral, medical, and social problems affecting...

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SeamlessMD now an OTN vendor of record

TORONTO – The Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) has qualified SeamlessMD as one of three vendors on a new Ontario Vendor of Record (VOR) for mature and market tested patient engagement technologies that standardize surgical pathways and improve health outcomes. This allows...

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