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    Ground-breaking tech identifies cognitive diseases with high accuracy

    Jan 25, 2018Ground-breaking tech identifies cognitive diseases with high accuracy
    Revera Inc. and WinterLight Labs today demonstrated a new speech-assessment technology that is funded by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund (HTF).
  • Ontario Announces 20 Semi-Finalists for Solutions 2030 Challenge

    Ontario Announces 20 Semi-Finalists for Solutions 2030 Challenge

    Dec 20, 2017Ontario Announces 20 Semi-Finalists for Solutions 2030 Challenge
    Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) announced the 20 semi-finalists for Ontario’s Solutions 2030 Challenge - a global call for innovators to propose solutions to help Ontario industry reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution.
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    TargetGHG Stream 1 and 2 projects announced by Minister Moridi

    Dec 08, 2017TargetGHG Stream 1 and 2 projects announced by Minister Moridi
    Today, the Government of Ontario announced funding for projects in Streams 1 and 2 of the TargetGHG program at Walker Environmental in Niagara Falls. TargetGHG brings together industry, cleantech SMEs and research consortia to develop technologies that will help Ontario meet its greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution reduction targets, increase energy efficiency, support innovation, create jobs and strengthen the economy.
  • New innovative system aims to solve communication challenges in long-term care homes

    Dec 07, 2017New innovative system aims to solve communication challenges in long-term care homes
    peopleCare Communities and Hogan Pharmacy Partners demonstrated a new communication system for long-term care (LTC) homes that is funded by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund (HTF).
  • Building capacity in the health system to improve follow-up care for breast cancer patients

    Dec 05, 2017Building capacity in the health system to improve follow-up care for breast cancer patients
    Dr. Fahima Osman, cancer surgeon, demonstrated CareHub – an online platform for breast cancer patients that is funded by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund (HTF).
  • The Ottawa Hospital demonstrates new web platform for remote pathology services

    Dec 01, 2017The Ottawa Hospital demonstrates new web platform for remote pathology services
    The Eastern Ontario Region Laboratory Association (EORLA) and Pathcore demonstrated the benefits of live digital microscopy for intra-operative consultations and its benefits for distributed healthcare delivery networks, a project funded by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund (HTF).
  • New Technology Identifies Seniors at Risk of Falling

    Dec 01, 2017New Technology Identifies Seniors at Risk of Falling
    The Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), in partnership with GE Healthcare Canada, has launched a new screening tool to reduce the rate of falls among seniors. The project, supported by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund, will also provide valuable data to assist healthcare teams in developing effective falls prevention strategies for the future.
  • New innovative health communication platform demonstrated at Winchester District Memorial Hospital

    Nov 30, 2017New innovative health communication platform demonstrated at Winchester District Memorial Hospital
    Arnprior Region & West Ottawa (AROW) and Upper Canada (UC) Health Links demonstrated a new innovative telehealth technology developed by Aetonix Systems that is funded by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund (HTF).
  • Ground-breaking project aims to minimize complications after cardiac surgery

    Nov 29, 2017Ground-breaking project aims to minimize complications after cardiac surgery
    A ground-breaking project is underway at Hamilton Health Sciences’ Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) to address a major medical issue in Canada and around the world: too many patients develop complications after having cardiac and vascular surgery, resulting in re-admission to hospital soon after they have been discharged home.
  • New innovative home care platform demonstrated at Brain Injury Services / Step Up! ABI Recovery Rehab Centre

    Nov 29, 2017New innovative home care platform demonstrated at Brain Injury Services / Step Up! ABI Recovery Rehab Centre
    Brain Injury Services and Alaunus demonstrated an innovative home care platform that is funded by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund (HTF).