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Fusion Pharmaceuticals Announces IND Clearance For FPI-2068, A Jointly Developed Novel Targeted Alpha Therapy

This press release was originally published by Fusion Pharmaceuticals on April 12, 2023. Read the original post here. FPI-2068 is a Bispecific Targeted Alpha Therapy (TAT) designed to Precisely Deliver Radiation to Tumor Cells HAMILTON, ON and BOSTON, April 12, 2023 /– Fusion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: FUSN), a clinical-stage…

April 19, 2023 | Innovation Factory
10th annual Synapse Competition Winners and Judges pose for a group photo on stage with Innovation Factory CEO David Carter

Vessl Prosthetics Inc. takes first place in 10th Annual Synapse Competition, Winning over 50k in cash and in-kind prizes

Hamilton, ON – March 23, 2023 – Yesterday, Innovation Factory’s Synapse Life Science Competition, Ontario’s premier life science pitch competition, announced the winners of over $100,000 in prizes at the 10th annual showcase event. After three years of virtual events, the competition was held in person for the first time since 2019,…

March 23, 2023 | Innovation Factory
Innovation Factory - iF innovator Spotlight funding and partnerships

Altis Labs leads $6 million pan-Canadian initiative to develop and commercialize imaging biomarkers using deep learning

This media release was originally published by Altis Labs on January 24, 2023. Toronto, Ontario – Altis Labs, Inc. (“Altis”), the computational imaging platform for advancing precision medicine, announces today an initiative focused on developing, validating, and commercializing fully automated imaging biomarkers for solid tumors using…

February 17, 2023 | Innovation Factory

Canadian Venture Capital-Funded Biotech Companies to Watch in 2023

This article was originally published by Back Bay Life Science Advisors on February 1, 2023.   Canada’s thriving life science economy: spanning biotechnology/pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and digital health, consists of around 6,000 organizations and employs 120,000 people 1. The biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries…

February 1, 2023 | marketing iF
Allarta Life Science is evolving cell-based therapies leveraging the SOPHIE program and Hamilton's medical innovation ecosytem

Evolving a Novel Approach to Cell-Based Therapies with Hamilton’s Renowned Medical Innovation Ecosystem

A trained opera singer with an accomplished business background and a professor of chemistry, renowned globally for his research and expertise, may not appear to have anything in common. Yet a shared passion for innovation, a desire to make a difference and the knowledge of an unmet need in medical treatment options, led Maria Antonakos […]

January 30, 2023 | Southern Ontario Pharmaceutical and Health Innovation Ecosystem

McMaster researchers receive $61 million from CIHR to advance health research

This article was first published on Brighter World – McMaster University. Read the original article. Seven McMaster-led research projects have received a total of $61 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to advance medical research, training and innovation. The announcement was made at McMaster by Filomena…

January 19, 2023 | Jennifer Gauvreau

From Innovator to Enabler, MedStack sees Traction with its Digital Health Platform

Healthcare is important and we all depend on it. Governments want an efficient system that operates at a low cost. Healthcare practitioners want to provide the best level of service possible while minimizing clinician burnout. Patients want access to quality care whenever they or a loved one needs it. In recent years, as organizations and…

November 28, 2022 | Alex Muggah
Eye3 concepts accelerates commercialization plans for its innovate drug testing device with help from Hamilton's life science ecosystem

Eye3Concepts Inc. Accelerates Commercialization Plans for its Innovative Drug Testing Device with Help from Hamilton’s Life Science Ecosystem

David Wilson founded Eye3concepts Inc. (Eye3) as a medical device company to address the unmet needs of the drug testing market. He recognized that the speed and sensitivity of existing drug tests were inadequate for the market, as the demand for rapid detection tests by employers and law enforcement personnel continues to grow. Eye3’s…

November 12, 2022 | Southern Ontario Pharmaceutical and Health Innovation Ecosystem
Minister Filomena Tassi and MP Lisa Hepfner connect with successful SOPHIE life science recipients about their commercialization projects

Minister Tassi recognizes life science innovation milestones with visit to Innovation Factory

Hamilton region’s life science and health tech community driving economic prosperity HAMILTON, ON – November 8, 2022 – Yesterday, Innovation Factory welcomed the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister Responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario). The Minister toured the business…

November 8, 2022 | Alex Muggah