Monthly Health Check-Up

Hamilton Health Innovation Check-Up

Last Monday of Each Month

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

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at McMaster Innovation Park
175 Longwood Rd. South.
Hamilton, ON
L8P 0A1

The Hamilton Health Innovation Check-up is an open discussion with the goal of raising awareness of what’s happening in the Hamilton health innovation ecosystem, identifying partnership opportunities, and building personal networks. The focus of the meeting will be on the development, deployment, and adoption of health innovation.

Meetings are open to all members of the life science community; public and private; large and small.  Participants are free to share or just listen.

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Check out past meeting minutes and presentations here

Upcoming Presentations

September 26

October 31

November 28

2022 Meeting Minutes

January 31, 2022

February 28, 2022

March 28, 2022

April 25

May 30

June 27

July 25

  • Topic: Government of Ontario’s Life Science Strategy
  • Guest Speaker: Andrew Guy, Director, Advanced Technologies Branch (Innovation, Scale-Ups and Regional Economic Dev. Division), Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade
  • Meeting Agenda and Notes
    [presentation slides used]

August 29

2021 Meeting Minutes

January 25 2021

February 22, 2021

March 29, 2021

April 26, 2021

May 31, 2021

June 28, 2021

July 26, 2021

August 30, 2021

September 27, 2021

October 25, 2021

November 29, 2021

2020 Meeting Minutes

January 2020

February 2020

  • Meeting Agenda and Notes [not available]
  • Topic: Overview of Michael G. DeGroote Health Innovation, Commercialization & Entrepreneurship Initiative
  • Guest Speaker: Sarrah Lal, Education Lead, MGD Health Innovation, Commercialization & Entrepreneurship
  • Guest Speaker: Leigh Wilson, Senior Manager, MGD Health Innovation Commercialization & Entrepreneurship
    [presentation slides used]

March 2020

April 2020

May 2020

June 2020

  • Topic: Hamilton Hospitals Engagement with CanHealth Network
  • Guest Speaker: Fraser Edward,VP Partnerships & Business Development, St. Joseph’s Health System
  • Guest Speaker: Dan Perri, Chief Medical Information Officer, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
  • Guest Speaker: Katie Porter, Executive Director, Research Administration, Hamilton Health Sciences
    [presentation slides used, and are available upon request]
  • Meeting Agenda and Notes

July 2020

August 2020

September 2020

  • Topic: Making Interdisciplinary Research a Reality at the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health
  • Guest Speaker: Prof. Jeremy Hirota, Canada Research Chair in Respiratory Mucosal Immunology
    Assistant Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering –McMaster University
    CEO and Co-Founder –Infinotype
    [presentation slides used]
  •  Meeting Agenda and Notes

October 2020

  • Topic: Introducting the [email protected] and the [email protected] Joe’s
  • Guest Speaker: Sarrah Lal, Assistant Professor, Division of Education & Innovation Education Lead, MGD Health Innovation, Commercialization & Entrepreneurship
  • Guest Speaker: Leigh Wilson, Project Development Manager, MGD Health Innovation, Commercialization & Entrepreneurship (MGD Health ICE)
  • Guest Speaker: Milica Vukmirovic, Michael DeGroote Innovation, Commercialization
    Entrepreneurship Fellow, McMaster University
    Innovation and Commercialization Consultant, The Research Institute at St. Joe’s Hamilton
    [presentation slides used]
  • Meeting Agenda and Notes

November 2020

December 2020

  • Holiday break – no Health Check Up
2019 Meeting Minutes

January 2019

February 2019

March 2019

April 2019

  • Topic: Overview of the mHealth & eHealth Development and Innovation Centre (MEDIC)
  • Guest Speaker: Paul Brown, General Manager, MEDIC, Mohawk College
    [no slides]
  • Meeting Agenda and Notes

May 2019

June 2019

July 2019

August 2019

September 2019

October 2019

November 2019

December 2019

  • Holiday break – no Health Checkup
2018 Meeting Minutes

January 2018

February 2018

March 2018

April 2018

May 2018

June 2018

July 2018

August 2018

September 2018

October 2018

November 2018

December 2018

  • Holiday break – no Health Check Up
2017 Meeting Minutes

September 2017

October 2017

November 2017

December 2017