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For the first time since 2012, McMaster is ranked among the top 75 universities in the world. The university is ranked 72 in the internationally respected 2020 Times Higher Education rankings released today in Switzerland, advancing five spots over last year and one of only four Canadian universities in the world’s top 75. It’s the […]

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Thank you again to all who participated in the inaugural Future of Health Summit 2019 presented by Hamilton Health Sciences. HHS would also like to thank the delegates who provided their valuable feedback. We have summarized our reflections in the attached Future of Health (FOH) Summit Report 2019

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EMN, a Hamilton-based medical nutrition company, has raised a $1.2 Million seed round led by several prominent angel investors from the Greater Toronto Area and leading medical device distributors based in Texas and Illinois. “We are thrilled to have strategic investors on board to support our growing commercial operations in North America and Southeast Asia,” […]

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A company from Lancaster, England has set up shop in Hamilton with plans of expanding their reach into North America. The City of Hamilton has been working hard to attract international business to the area, and is using community partners as an incentive. Yordas group, a UK based consulting company that helps with risk assessment, […]

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 The NFL’s path to improve player safety continued Saturday morning at the fourth annual “1st and Future” experience at the Ferst Center for the Arts at the Georgia Tech campus. Player safety awareness, especially concussions, has been a driving theme for the NFL in recent years, and points of emphasis on rules or modifications take […]

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Innovation Factory, Hamilton’s regional innovation centre, will expand into a $2.4 million collaborative space at McMaster Innovation Park, providing entrepreneurs with access to advanced equipment to design and build innovative new products. Innovation Factory and its recently launched Centre for Integrated Transportation and Mobility, and The Forge, McMaster’s start-up incubator, will share the 10,000-square-foot space. […]

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    The Reimagining Respiratory Protection QuickFire Challenge invites participants to come up with innovative solutions that help better protect the public from infectious agents and the threat of pandemics. Respirators have remained largely unchanged for almost 50 years, despite major shortcomings identified within the current design and increasing threats of air pollution and airborne […]

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A showcase of health innovation taking place this week in Hamilton isn’t just about highlighting the research and creations of local practitioners. It’s also a chance to display the city’s growing confidence and capacity when it comes to its life sciences cluster and connect those working within it, according to the director of Synapse Life […]

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Hamilton`s life science community recently gathered at McMaster Innovation Park to witness the fifth annual Synapse Life Science Competition showcase. Three finalists had the opportunity to present their innovations live on stage in front of industry leaders for a chance at over $85000 in cash and prizes. Joining Cable 14 on City Matters is Zach […]

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The 2018 Ontario budget includes an investment of up to $10 million to create a Centre of Excellence in Health Care Artificial Intelligence at the new Niagara South Hospital Site in Niagara Falls. The government is partnering with Niagara Health, St. Joseph’s Health System Hamilton, McMaster Faculty of Health Sciences and the Vector Institute, in […]

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