Our Mission

The Biomedical Zone’s mission is to provide health technology entrepreneurs unparalleled access to the clinicians, health practitioners, and biomedical experts needed to develop their ventures. Drawing on the Stanford biodesign model, our focus is on needs-based innovation. Biomedical Zone companies address significant challenges in the healthcare system, improving patient outcomes and quality assurance while reducing costs. Our goal is to support biomedical startups at a critical juncture by providing deep and meaningful immersion in a clinical setting. We support entrepreneurs by facilitating early clinical and business model validation through direct contact with various stakeholders in the healthcare hospital system.

Biomedical Zone companies in the news

Biomedical Zone – St. Michael’s and Ryerson University’s entrepreneur incubator

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 | In the News

Biomedical Zone – St. Michael’s and Ryerson University’s entrepreneur incubator   [video width="640" height="360" webm="http://biomedicalzone.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/videoplayback.webm"][/video] The Biomedical Zone, founded in June 2015, is a startup incubator for biomedical and health-care ventures. Connected to a research hospital, Biomedical Zone …

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Bone mimic startup wins $25,000 at Slaight New Venture competition

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 | In the News

Artin Biomed, a medical startup created by Ryerson alumni, has joined the Biomedical Zone at St. Michael’s Hospital after winning $25,000 at the Slaight New Venture competition. Led by Samin Eftekhari and Madlen Cumandra, the company has developed a material that mimics human bone. “We are trying to replace metallic…

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