Directory


The Directory represents private- and public-sector organizations working with the Synapse Consortium in support of the commercialization of health innovation across the Hamilton health ecosystem.
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20|20 OptimEyes Technologies

Revolutionizing dry eye drug delivery

Ably Medical

Bringing the next generation hospital bed into the world

Accelerator Centre

Programs that help you build a business that thrives

AceAge

Simple health tools for better health outcomes

Activation Laboratories Group

A global leader in analytical lab services

Adapsyn Bioscience

Next-Generation Bioinformatics Platform

Additive Manufacturing Innovation Centre (AMIC)

Regional hub for expertise in 3D printing technologies

Adiga Life Sciences

Developing and commercializing novel therapeutic vaccines to treat allergies

adMare BioInnovations

Canada's global life sceinces venture

Affinity

Online learning platform for physicians and care professionals

Affinity Biologicals

Manufacturer of reagents and kits used in hemostasis and thrombosis diagnostics and research

AgeRate

Control How You Age

Algaeneers

Leveraging microalgae to deliver best-in-class biopharmaceuticals, industrial enyzmes, and specialized oils

Allarta Life Science

Cell encapsulation technology to enable global, cell-based cures for chronic endocrine disorders

AllerGen

The Allergy, Genes and Environment Network

Altius Analytics Labs

The Future of Workplace Safety

Altus Assessments

A robust academic admissions assessment of people skills

Amplitude Ventures

Active venture investors creating, building, and growing break-out Canadian companies

Angel One Network

Connecting Angels With Entrepreneurs

Arinai

Real-time medical translation and comprehension services

Arya EHR

EHR designed by physicians for physicians

Bay Area Health Care Solutions

Supporting development and distribution of novel health-care initiatives

Bay Area Health Trust

Promoting entrepreneurship and investing in businesses to support patient care

Bay Area Realty Limited

Owner, landlord, manager and liaison for Hamilton-based properties

Bay Area Records

Turn paper records into digital images for safe, secure accessible archiving.

Bay Area Research Logistics

Global, Clinical Trial Logistics

BDC

Financial institution devoted to Canadian entrepreneurs.

BDO Canada

Helping healthcare organizations navigate risk, make informed investment decisions, and seize opportunities

Biointerfaces Institute

Understanding the interface where materials meet biology

Biomedical Zone

Fostering and growing early-stage health technology companies

Biostatistics Unit @ St. Joseph’s Healthcare

Comprehensive, flexible and timely biostatistical support

Blake Medical Distribution

High Quality Home Medical Equipment

Blake Medical Group

Innovative Approach to Prevntative Medical Care Products

Bloom Burton

Accelerating returns in healthcare

Blue Orchid

All-in-one mobility solution

Boehringer Ingelheim

Global, research-driven pharmaceutical company

Brain Body Institute

Explore role of gut microbiota and immune system in the function of nervous systems

Brownlow Partners

Accounting solutions to support privately-held businesses

BTX Pen

Simple Safer Injections

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC)

Building a thriving, sustainable community in Buffalo

CAN Health Network

Creating economic prosperity by scaling Canadian technology companies

Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy (CCEM)

Unique electron microscopy capabilities and expertise

CanChild Centre For Childhood Disability Research

Generating knowledge & transforming lives of children with developmental condition

CBRE

Commercial real estate services across Canada

CENE

Helping Canadians succeed abroad

Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine

Commercializing living therapies

Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis (CHEPA)

Producing high-quality, original, socially relevant research

Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research

Multidisciplinary leader in medicinal cannabis research

Centre for Microbial Chemical Biology (CMCB)

Six integrated labs that provide research support, hands-on training, and services in chemistry and biology

Centre for Minimal Access Surgery (CMAS)

Training and research facilities for minimally invasive procedures

Centre For Probe Development and Commercialization

Your radiopharmaceutical deployment partner

Centre For Surgical Invention & Innovation (CSii)

Research accelerator developing innovative medical robotic technologies

Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials (CEPEM)

Creating the next generation of personnel protective equipment

Century Therapeutics Canada

Novel allogeneic living drugs for oncology

Chanchlani Research Centre

Researching environmental and genetic causes of cardio vascular diseases

City of Hamilton

Where innovation goes to work

City of Hamilton Economic Development Corporation

Representing Canada's Leading Research and Education Cluster

Clarity Research

Clinical advances through research and information translation

Clinical Research Laboratory and Biobank

Canada's largest biobank

Clinical Trials Ontario

Improving the environment for clinical trials in Ontario

Communitech

Regional Innovation Centre serving Kitchener-Waterloo

CoMotion

Private offices and workspaces

Computing Infrastructure Research Centre (CIRC)

Innovation as a Service

CREATE (CentRE for dAta science and digiTal hEalth)

Partnering with scientists and innovators to invent the future of health care

Creative Destruction Lab

Helping companies bring their health innovations to market

CTI Life Sciences Fund

A biotech venture capital leader

David Braley Centre for Antibiotic Discovery

Eliminating global threat of antimicrobial resistance

David Johnston Research + Technology Park

Innovation happens here

DMZ at Ryerson University

One of Canada’s largest business incubators for emerging tech startups

DNA Digital

Product development from drug manufacture through proof of concept and safety studies

DoseBiome Inc.

Innovative oral hygiene products

Elarex

Stabilizing biologicals, especially vaccines

Empirica Therapeutics

Adoptive immunotherapies to address treatment-resistant forms of cancers

Enhanced Medical Nutrition

Clinical products that improve surgical outcomes and support healthy aging

Epineuron Technologies

Changing the standard of care for treating peripheral nerve injuries

Equation Angels

Three Ontario angel groups accelerating innovation

Escarpment Cancer Research Institute

Putting research and innovative solutions into action for people affected by cancer

FACIT

Cancer Breakthroughs. Realized.

Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute

Improving Health From The Inside Out

Farncombe Family Gnotobiotic Facility

Canada’s only gnotobiotic research facility for gastrointestinal disease

Fero International

Scalable, pressurized mobile medical units

Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health

Understanding respiratory health and disease through collaborative basic and clinical investigations

Fluid Media Inc.

Connecting People Through Software.

Forge & Foster

Building Better Communities

Forsythe Lubricants

Contract blender for manjor chemical and oil companies, including hand sanitizer

Fraunhofer Project Centre for Biomedical Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing (BEAM)

A Global Hub for Research and Commercialization of New and Improved Technologies

Fusion Pharmaceuticals

Next-Generation Radiopharmaceuticals for precision medicine

GeneBlueprint

Personalized Health & Wellness Programs

Genesis Health Light

A powerful technology designed to relieve pain and accelerate healing

Genesys Capital

Investing in early stage life science companies

Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory

Providing broad range of genomics and proteomics solutions

Genome Canada

Collaborating on the future of genomics

Geriatric Education and Research in Aging Sciences (GERAS) Centre

Making life better for older adults by bringing the best research to the frontlines

Gilbrea Centre For Studies In Aging

Linking aging research, education, policy and practice with local, national and global initiatives.

Gowlings WLG

Guidance you can trust

Grin Toothbrush

You Deserve a Better Toothbrush

Halo Health

Canada's first physician angel network

Haltech

Regional Innovation Centre serving Halton

Hamilton Centre for Kidney Research (HCKR)

Clinical and basic research expertise around kidney disease

Hamilton General Hospital

Hamilton's first hospital

Hamilton Health Sciences

Only Hospital in Ontario caring for all ages, from pre-birth to end-of-life

Hamilton Integrated Research Ethics Board (HiREB)

Safeguarding the rights, safety, and well-being of all research participants

Hamilton Medical Research Group

A unique partnership in drug development and commercialization

Hamilton Technology Centre

Building and supporting a community of innovation leaders

Health Information Research Unit (HIRU)

Providing innovative information products and systems to health professionals and patients

Health Information Technology Services (HITS)

Healthcare IT solutions - by Healthcare IT experts

Health Innovation Hub

Emab;omg commercialization of health matters

Health Leadership Academy

Producing the best health leaders of tomorrow.

Hemostasis Reference Laboratory

Non-diagnostic laboratory services, specialising in coagulation testing

HiNT

World's first stroke detection device

ICON Life Sciences Canada

Help clients accelerate the development of drugs and devices

IDEAWORKS

Research. Solutions. And everything in between.

iGan Parnters

Canada's health technology investors

Infinotype

Custom Bioinformatic Services

Innocare

Clinic and Practice Management Software & Services

Innovation Factory

Hamilton's Catalyst for Tech Innovation.

Provide entrepreneurs with business services, training, mentorship, funding support and strategic connections

Innovation Factory (iF)

Regional Innovation Centre serving Hamilton

Innovogene

Diagnostic sensors targeting pathogenic bacteria

Inovex

Helping companies organize their data so they can grow faster

InputHealth

Connect with your patients

Insight Medbotics

The world's first MRI-guided breast cancer care robot

Institute for Infectious Disease Research (IIDR)

World-leading centre of transdisciplinary infectious disease research

Institute for Pain Research and Care

Researching how to improve the management of pain

Ironstone Product Development

Your comprehensive medical device innovation partner

Jan Kelly

A creative digital agency - let’s make things happen

JLABS @ Toronto

Coworking Lab Space and Biotech Incubator in Toronto

Juravinski Cancer Centre

Serving 1.7 million people in Central West Ontario

Juravinski Hospital

General medical/surgical hospital

KPMG (Hamilton)

Audit, tax, and advisory services

Launchit Ventures

Improving people’s well-being through innovation

Lennard Commercial Realty

Delivering excellence in commercial real estate

Life Sciences Ontario

Fostering commercial success for Ontario's life sciences sector through advocacy and education

Live Easy

Products to enable safe aging with prupose

Lumedi

Clinical Research Done Better

Lumira Ventures

Partnering with entrepreneurs to build life science companies

Lunar Medical

Medicine and technology for a new world

m-Health Solutions

Real-time remote patient monitoring and cardiac diagnostics

MacData

Strengthening McMaster’s position as an international leader on all matters related to data

Malleum Partners

Active, value-add real estate investing

Marchese Health Care & Medical Supplies

Professional pharmacy and related specialty health products and services

Mariner Endosurgery

Augmenting surgeon performance

MaRS Discovery District

North America’s largest urban innovation hub

MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund

Ontario's Most Active Seed Fund

McArthur Medical

Medical device supplier serving Canada

McFocal Advanced Imaging

Novel optical imaging technologies enabling discovery in life sciences

McMaster Centre for Transfusion Research (MCTR)

Advancing transfusion science through innovative methodology and collaborative research

McMaster Child Health Research Institute

Research and educational efforts dedicated to challenges faced by children

McMaster Children’s Hospital

Providing care to children from across the region since 1988

McMaster Digital Transformation Research Centre (MDTRC)

Leading Research in Digital Transformation

McMaster Faculty of Health Sciences

Global reputation for innovation and excellence in evidence-based medicine education and research

McMaster Genomics Facility

Next Generation Sequencing and DNA Synthesis Service

McMaster Health Forum

Collaboratively addressing the pressing health-system issues of our time

McMaster HealthLabs (MHL)

Curbing the cost of COVID-19 through research initiatives and testing solutions

McMaster Immunology Research Centre

Exploring fundamental and translational research in immunology to forge new treatments

McMaster Industry Liaison Office (MILO)

Supports research and commercialization endeavors of McMaster University

McMaster Innovation Park (MIP)

Where companies come to grow

McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA)

Transforming the experience of aging by transforming the science of aging

McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI)

Finding solutions to the challenges faced by today’s manufacturing industry

McMaster Nuclear Reactor

Canada's first university-based research reactor

McMaster School of Biomedical Engineering

McMaster School of Nursing

Medical Imagining Informatics Research Centre at McMaster ([email protected])

Fostering radiology-related research and innovation

Medical Innovation Exchange

An industry-led hub dedicated to helping medical technology startups scale successfully in Canada

Medical Technologies Innovation Centre (MTIC)

Research labs to simulate the patient healthcare experience

MedStack

Helping developers meet health privacy, security expectations

MedTel Software

Providing efficient, cost saving billing and medical software solutions

MEDTEQ+

Supporting innovators from concept to commercialization

Meridian Credit Union

Ontario’s largest credit union

merq

Lab equipment design and automation

mHealth & eHealth Development and Innovation Centre (MEDIC)

Canada’s Digital Health Technology Access Centre

Michael G. DeGroote National Pain Centre

Developing clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of chronic pain

Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine

Canada's leading program in undergraduate, postgraduate and graduate medical education

MITACS

driving collaborations between industry and post-secondary institutions

Mohawk College

Future Ready

NERv Technologies

Decreasing surgeon’s response time to potential complications

NeuralSeg

Segmented imgages on demand

Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen)

Matching manufacturing companies with new technologies

Niagara Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Health and safety products for all industries

NuGeneris Specialty Pharmaceuticals

Late-phase clinical and commercial manufacturing of therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals

OBIO

Developing an integrated health innovation economy for Ontairo and Canada

Offord Centre for Child Studies

Researching child development

Ogena Solutions

Safeguard animals, people, and the environment from pathogens and infectious diseases

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)

OCE accelerates innovation leading to successful commercialization

Ontario Genomics

Lead the application of genomics-based solutions

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR)

A collaborative centre in cancer research

Operatic Agency

Creative Digital Agency - Business Innovation That Makes Your Brand Sing

Optimal Innovation Group

Helping business grow with health technology commercialization services

Paradigm Capital

Raising capital for new drug, device and e-health solutions

Pharmasonica Technologies

Modify drug dosing using controlled ultrasound exposure

Population Health Research Institute (PHRI)

Research trials covering 1,500,000 participants in 102 countries on 6 continents

Program for Health Economics and Outcome Measures (PHENOM)

Supporting clinical and coverage decision making through collecting and synthesizing evidence

Programs for Assessment of Technology in Health (PATH) Research Institute

Evidence-based evaluations of the effectiveness and efficiency of new and existing health care technologies

Prova Innovation

Therapeutic products for children suffering from neurological conditions

Qcard

Reminder & calendar app for people with executive dysfunction

QReserve

Smarter solutions to manage your resources

QualMed

Quality Assurance and regulatory affairs in the medical device industry

Redeemer University

Educating the Whole Person

Reliq Health Technologies

Developing innovative SaaS solutions for remote patient monitoring

RIC Centre

Regional Innovation Centre serving Mississauga

Robert E. Fitzhenry Vector Laboratory

Supporting translational medicine by providing virus-vector manufacturing services

SanteSuite

Powerful Digital Health Solutions for a Healthier Population

Sensor Systems and Internet of Things Lab

Support development and adoption of IoT technologies

Shift Seating

Seating solutions for commercial, industrial and military occupations

SONAMI

Southern Ontario Network for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation

Sound Options

Relief for ringing ears

Spark Centre

Regional Innovation Centre serving Oshawa

St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Foundation

Foundation serving St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton

St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton

A leading academic health science and research centre

St. Joseph’s Health System

Integrated health system with 15,000 staff serving +2 million across Ontario

St. Joseph’s Health System Group Purchasing Organization

Representing over 400 member facilities across Canada

St. Joseph’s Home Care

Tailored home care programs

St. Joseph’s Villa

One of Ontario’s largest and most innovative long term care homes

St. Peters Hospital

Providing complex continuing care

SteriRight

State-Of-The-Art Sanitization. At Your Convenience.

Styker

Global manufacturer of medical devices and equipment

Synmedix

Enhancing drug effectiveness to overcome antibiotic resistance

Synthetic Virus Technologies

Solving the DNA delivery challenge

TechAlliance

Regional Innovation Centre serving London

The Forge

Business incubator serving innovative startups in the Hamilton Region

The Global Nexus for Pandemics and Biological Threats

Ensuring the world is better prepared to meet the challenges of future biological threats

The Jacobs Institute

Revolutionizing the treatment of vascular disease

The Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton

Coordinating research activities across at St. Joesph's Healthcare, Hamilton

Thrive Group

Integrated services to support and care for individuals to live as independently as possible

Thrombosis & Atherosclerosis Research Institute (TaARI)

Researching diagnostics and treatment of thrombosis and vascular disease

TIAP (Toronto Innovation Acceleration Partners)

Funding, programs and management support for emerging health science technologies

ToeFX

Envisioning the world's most effective treatment for toenail fungus.

Triumvira Immunologics Inc.

An immunotherapy company developing novel T cell therapies

Turnstone Biologics

Driving The Power of Innate and Adaptive Tumor Immunity

TÜV SÜD (Canada)

Providing testing and product certification

Twelve Squared Diagnostics

Easy test to measure blood clotting

Urtech Manufacturing

Providing a comprehensive suite of EMS services to leading OEM companies

Velocity

Early-stage pre-seed startup incubator

ventureLAB

Regional Innovation Centre serving Markham and North York

Vox Neuro

World’s first objective brain health assessment that goes beyond a diagnosis

Webility Solutions

High Impact software solutions you can trust

Semi-custom web, mobile & IoT solutions to optimize your business

WeCare(MD)

Virtual medicine in Ontario retirement homes

Weever Apps

Digital tools to support manufacturing operational excellence

West Licoln Memorial Hospital

Caring for West Niagara residents

Westinghouse HQ

Space for unique retail and office opportunities

Whitebird

A leading distributor and manufacturer of packaging, sanitation and safety supplies, including PPE

Yordas Group

Leading international provider of scientific, environmental, human health, global regulatory and sustainability services

YSpace Markham

York University’s community innovation hub

ZL Technovation

Healthcare design agency