CIMTEC is sponsoring Discovery 13 held at the Toronto Convention Centre on May 27-28. Visit our exhibit in the Advanced Health Technologies zone of the exhibition hall. The Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) hosts Discovery. "Discovery is a showcase of leading-edge technologies, best practices and research from sectors such as health, manufacturing, information, communication, digital media and... Read More
As part of our commitment to supporting and developing the medical imaging and device sector, CIMTEC is sponsoring MEDEC's MedTech Conference on May 29-30, 2013. The conference serves as an information exchange and educational forum for the medical technology and device industry. It will feature concurrent sessions on topics related to regulatory affairs, procurement, health technology assessment... Read More
WHAT:MedTech Thursdays - A fun and informal way to connect in Toronto with the medical imaging and device development community. Events are held the first Thursday every other month. July's event will be co-sponsored and supported by Life Sciences Ontario and will be a Pub Night on the patio at Bedford Academy. No demonstration will be given this month. Join us, have some great food and soft... Read More
Bart Sullivan, CEO, and Michael Waterston, Commercialization Core Leader, will be attending the Research Money Conference, April 9-10 in Ottawa. Look for CIMTEC's display and informational materials in the mezzanine outside the Panorama Room of the National Arts Centre. This year's Research Money Conference will be looking at what the federal budget for 2013 signals for emerging government... Read More
WHAT:MedTech Thursdays - A fun and informal way to connect in Toronto with the medical imaging and device development community. Events are held the first Thursday every other month. On May 2, there will be a demonstration by Kangaroo Group. Kangaroo is a product design and development firm that offers contract industrial design, engineering and manufacturing services to companies launching... Read More
CIMTEC is attending London Health Research Day at the London Convention Centre on Tuesday, March 19. The event is co-organized by Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and Lawson Health Research Institute to highlight London as an international leader in health research, innovation, education and collaboration. CIMTEC works closely with both Schulich and Lawson in the process of... Read More
CIMTEC has set up a YouTube channel to share videos of our capabilities. Currently, there are four short videos posted that demonstrate 3D segmentation of lung and liver tumours. Visit CIMTECCanada on YouTube. You can subscribe to the channel or bookmark it and check back periodically for new videos.
Radiologists use breast density as one measure of the likelihood of a woman developing breast cancer. Women with breast tissue density measuring above 75% have a four-to-six times greater chance of developing breast cancer. “It’s a flag”, says Mohamed Abdolell (pictured at left). “It’s a way to triage women for appropriate follow-up imaging.” Until now, radiologists have estimated breast density... Read More
CIMTEC will be holding a training workshop on patent drafting and prosecution for medical imaging on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at the Metropolitan Hotel located in Toronto. Anyone planning to seek patent protection for their inventions will gain insight from experts in the field. The program includes a morning of talks given by Canadian and United States registered patent agents on patent... Read More
- Jonathan Sher, The London Free Press
He’s become the pied piper as London scientists try to gain a toe hold in lucrative medical technology, his latest venture drawing $20 million and medical dignitaries to London on Monday. But decades before Aaron Fenster gained notoriety for inventions and entrepreneurship, he collided with what was then outright hostility to the idea that scientists should consider business or profit at all.
CIMTEC helping turn imaging ideas into cancer diagnosis and treatment innovations London and Toronto, Ontario – April 23, 2012. Dr. Calvin Stiller, chair of the board of directors of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), today announced that OICR is awarding $4 million over four years to the Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization (CIMTEC), which is hosted by Sunnybrook... Read More
Robarts internal e-newsletter
With the goal of fast-tracking innovations from the lab to the marketplace, the Federal Government today announced $61.1 million in grants to five new Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR), including $13.3 million to The University of Western Ontario. The Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization and Research (CITCR), to be led by Robart’s Research Institute... Read More
If anyone knows the ins and outs of the commercialization of imaging technology it's Aaron Fenster. As director of the Biomedical Imaging Research Centre and a long-time Robart’s Research Institute scientist, Fenster has spun-off two companies, with the potential for more on the horizon. But despite this success, he understands the barriers that can arise along the way for so many researchers,... Read More
A $28-million centre coming to London is expected to strengthen its muscle in medical imaging, helping it to go after the world market. From MRIs to other body-scanning technology, the global market for medical imaging equipment and software is estimated at $20 billion a year.
The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry, today announced that the Harper government is fast-tracking innovations from the lab to the marketplace through grants to five new Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR). This investment will create jobs and help to foster environments where researchers are able to commercialize their findings to the benefit of Canadians... Read More