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Assunta Krehl

University of Toronto launches new centre to support commercialization of research - Un... - 0 views

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    The University of Toronto today launched the Banting and Best Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a new pre-incubation hub for discovery, innovation and commercialization which is located across the innovation centre, MaRS Discovery District.
Assunta Krehl

Medical lab operator CML HealthCare outlines strategy for growth, innovation - 680News ... - 0 views

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    CML HealthCare Inc is planning to automate it's current infrastructure to deliver greater volume and medical laboratory tests. CML is also working to commercialize early-stage technologies in medical diagnostics in partnership with an Ontario government agency known as MaRS Innovation.
Assunta Krehl

Medical lab operator CML HealthCare outlines strategy for growth, innovation - Canadian... - 0 views

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    CML HealthCare Inc is planning to automate it's current infrastructure to deliver greater volume and medical laboratory tests. CML is also working to commercialize early-stage technologies in medical diagnostics in partnership with an Ontario government agency known as MaRS Innovation.
Assunta Krehl

Microfluidic device designed for large-scale tissue engineering - Gizmag - August 2, 2012 - 0 views

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    According to Ben Coxworth, reporter, at Gizmag states the University of Toronto has developed a "microfluidic device ... that can reportedly produce sections of precisely-engineered tissue that measure within the centimeters. This innovation is currently being commercialized by MaRS Innovation.
Assunta Krehl

Encycle Therapeutics Launches Ground-Breaking Chemistry Platform - MaRS Innovation - Ju... - 1 views

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    "Encycle Therapeutics, a MaRS Innovation spin-off company, has created a ground-breaking chemistry platform for cyclizing peptides that promises to increase the efficiency of the early-stage drug discovery process."
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MedEdge 2012, York Region's Life Sciences Business Summit for the Bio-Medical Industry,... - 0 views

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    The MedEdge Life Sciences Business Summit will be taking place on June 14th, 2012 at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts which will take a look at how to enter the healthcare market and understand the procurement process. Dr Usha Srinivasan, Program Director, Business Acceleration Program (BAP), MaRS Discovery District will be speaking at the event.
Assunta Krehl

Canadian innovations get to market faster - The Globe and Mail - May 25, 2012 - 1 views

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    There is a need for enhancing commercialization, but there are gaps particularly in the lifesciences. Dr. Calvin Stiller, MaRS Board member states that there is a difference it testing and approval times in the commercialization of life sciences that still needs to be addressed.
Assunta Krehl

Cure may be right under our noses - Star Business Club - May 27, 2012 - 1 views

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    CHALLENGE: It's got potential and is ready to be built, but is the science sound? And can a fringe medical treatment have mass appeal?
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    Lew Lim founder of Mediclights is a MaRS client and is bringing intranasal light therapy to Canada. Peter Adams, a MaRS Life Science and Healthcare IT advisor is working with Lim to commercializing this innovation. They would like to see Toronto as the new hub for interanasal laser research.
Assunta Krehl

Sowing the seeds of curiosity to grow Canada's bio-economy - Vancouver Sun - May 22, 2012 - 0 views

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    Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada is a biotech competition where high school students are mentored by local scientists. MaRS helps create successful global businesses from Canada's science, technology and social innovation.
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Canadian discovers method to radically minimize scars - The Globe and Mail - May 7, 2012 - 0 views

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    "MaRS Innovation (MI), The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and NovoTek Therapeutics Inc. (NovoTek, Beijing/China) have announced a strategic partnership to co-develop a therapeutic cream aimed at reducing scar formation post surgery."
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Commercializing R&D to be a key focus in federal budget - Global News - March 27, 2012 - 0 views

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    Commercialization is a challenge for Canada's research and development sector. MaRS innovation states "Financing continues to be a major obstacle for Canada's emerging young innovators."
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John Evans family donates $10-million to MaRS - The Globe and Mail - February 23, 2012 - 1 views

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    The family of Dr. John Evans, an innovator in both medicine and business, is donating $10-million to the Toronto MaRS Discovery District. The money will be used to create a MaRS Solutions Lab, which will be designed to help tackle a range of problems - from the commercialization of medical discoveries to global health issues - while providing opportunities for young Canadians, who will have the chance to become fellows at MaRS.
Assunta Krehl

Bridging the gap - Telegraph Journal - October 22, 2011 - 0 views

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    At the 2011 Canadian Small Business Week, the University of New Brunswick announced its new innovation and entrepreneurship centre. There are many discussions taking place as to how this centre will be structured and support the next generation of entrepreneurs in New Brunswick and the Maritime region. Erin O'halloran, commentary of Telegraph Journal looks into how MaRS Discovery District is structured, how its Market Intelligence teams supports MaRS and its entrepreneurs and mentions success with clients such as Sysomos.
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Sustainable Toronto - Future 360 - October 17, 2011 - 0 views

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    Sarah Backhouse, host of Future 360, states Toronto is the centre of cleantech. Backhouse interviews Jon Dogterom and Tom Rand, MaRS Senior Cleantech Advisors. MaRS Discovery District assist entrepreneurs in accelerating the commercialization and the creation of new jobs in the cleantech field.
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OGI and MaRS Innovation invest in peptide therapeutics - Eurek Alert - September 28, 2011 - 0 views

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    As stated by Alastair Harris-Cartwright "Dr. Andrei Yudin, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, has developed a new and effective process that makes linear peptides circular, which allows these molecules, called macrocycles, to enter cells more effectively and increase their stability compared to linear peptides." The Ontario Genomics Institute (OGI) a MaRS Tenant has invested in this project. The project is also supported by MaRS Innovation that is assisting to convert this "great science into commercial opportunities."
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Most efficient colloidal quantum dot solar cell ever - Energy Harvesting Journal - Sept... - 0 views

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    As stated in Energy Harvest Journal, "Researchers from the University of Toronto (U of T), the King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) and Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) have created the most efficient solar cell ever made based on collodial-quatum-dots...a technology licensing agreement has been signed by U of T and KAUST, brokered by MaRS Innovations (MI), which will will enable the global commercialization of this new technology." 
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Colloidal Quantum Dot Solar Cells with 6% Efficiency - Solar Novus Today - September 20... - 0 views

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    As stated in Solar Novus Today, "Researchers from the University of Toronto (U of T), the King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) and Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) have created the most efficient solar cell ever made based on collodial-quatum-dots...a technology licensing agreement has been signed by U of T and KAUST, brokered by MaRS Innovations (MI), which will will enable the global commercialization of this new technology." 
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Nanotechnology Now - Press Release: "U of T-led research improves performance of next-g... - 0 views

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    As stated in Nanotechnology Now, "Researchers from the University of Toronto (U of T), the King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) and Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) have created the most efficient solar cell ever made based on collodial-quatum-dots...a technology licensing agreement has been signed by U of T and KAUST, brokered by MaRS Innovations (MI), which will will enable the global commercialization of this new technology." 
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