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Ontario Gov’t Invests $860k in Core Print Patterns to Manufacturer Components for COVID-19 Tests

Ontario Together Fund continues to support homegrown innovation and manufacturing to strengthen Ontario’s MedTech ecosystem The Ontario government is investing nearly $860,000 in Coreprint Patterns through the Ontario Together Fund. The investment will help the family-owned-and-operated business manufacture critical components for COVID-19…

June 28, 2021 | Alex Muggah

Fusion Pharmaceuticals to Build 27,000 sqft Radiopharmaceutical Manufacturing Facility in Hamilton

Fusion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: FUSN), a clinical-stage oncology company focused on developing next-generation radiopharmaceuticals as precision medicines, today announced it entered a 15-year lease agreement with Hamilton, Ontario-based McMaster University to build a 27,000 square foot current Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) compliant…

June 2, 2021 | Alex Muggah

Fusion Pharmaceuticals to Build Radiopharmaceutical Manufacturing Facility at McMaster Innovation Park

Fusion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: FUSN), a clinical-stage oncology company focused on developing next-generation radiopharmaceuticals as precision medicines, today announced it entered a 15-year lease agreement with Hamilton, Ontario-based McMaster University to build a 27,000 square foot current Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) compliant…

June 2, 2021 | Alex Muggah

Celerite Labs files provisional patent in the United States

On June 1, 2021, Celerite Labs, The Forge client, filed another provisional patent application with the US Patent and Trademark Office. The patent application is directed to a novel method of performing cell migration assays. The Hamilton-based biotechnology startup, founded by Ishwar K. Puri, Dean of Engineering, and Rakesh Sahu, Research…

June 1, 2021 | Alex Muggah

POV Hamilton Podcast – Featuring Synapse Director Alex Muggah

The POV Hamilton podcast is exploring innovation in #HamOnt. We’re talking to movers, shakers, entrepreneurs, researchers, and more about what is making the Steel City such a hot spot for technology, innovation, growth, and discovery. Informative and unique points-of-view are waiting, explore Hamilton, Ontario with us! Join us as we…

May 5, 2021 | Alex Muggah

NeRV – 2019 Synapse Competition Winner – raises $3.32M to bring tech to market

NeRV, a startup offering a sensory platform designed for the healthtech sector, has closed a $3.32 million CAD ($2.65 million USD) seed round of funding.  NERv has been able to grow its team from 16 at the start of the pandemic to 24. The seed round was led by returning investor SOSV, with participation from […]

April 23, 2021 | Alex Muggah

NERV Technology Raises $3.32M as it brings medical sensor tech to market

NERV Technology, an Innovation Factory client and Kitchener-Waterloo-based startup offering a sensory platform designed for the healthtech sector, has closed a $3.32 million CAD seed round of funding. NERv has developed a sensory device that is aimed to help doctors monitor postoperative patients remotely, by detecting potential…

April 23, 2021 | Alex Muggah

Launchit: A new way of fostering health-tech companies

Launchit Ventures, a new healthtech venture studio, announced today the start of a new model of bringing innovations from idea to the commercialization. Launchit Ventures, as a venture studio, helps entrepreneurs build a team, obtain funding and necessary licenses, and will help arrange pilots and tests. “The venture studio model is…

April 21, 2021 | Alex Muggah

ToeFX & Eye3 to join OBIO 2021 CAAP Cohort

The Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO) is proud to announce its 2021 Capital Access Advisory Program (CAAP) and the high-potential health science companies in this year’s cohort. CAAP 2021 logos. Hamilton-based ToeFx and Eye3 are set to join 6 other companies that make up the 2021 CAAP cohort. Now in its ninth year, OBIO CAAP…

April 21, 2021 | Alex Muggah