Global University Blend Trend

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“iBEST is focusing its research in four areas:  Advanced systems of delivering medications to maximize their effectiveness and minimize side effects, ranging from nanotechnology to medical devices capable of delivering personalized care. Creating new biomaterials and cell-based therapies to restore the structure and function of damaged tissues and organs, such as replacing knee cartilage for… Read more »

St. Mike’s, Ryerson celebrate incubator partnership

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“St. Michael’s Hospital and Ryerson University celebrated the formal launch of a 20-year partnership to research and develop innovative healthcare solutions and to support start-up biomedical companies seeking to improve patient care. The partnership brings together Ryerson’s engineering and science strengths with St. Michael’s research and clinical expertise in a new 22,000-square foot state-of-the-art laboratory… Read more »

Ryerson & St. Michael’s Hospital launch lab partnership

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“Ryerson University and St. Michael’s Hospital launched a 20-year-partnership through the Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Science and Technology, a new laboratory known as iBEST, on Jan. 26. “We have a whole lot of faculty here in physics, engineering, biology etc. that do a lot of basic research. One of the things that the government has seen… Read more »

Two students develop lifesaving technology

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“A pair of high school students are developing a piece of potentially life-saving technology. The HeartWatch “is a 24/7 heart monitoring and analysis system,” according to HelpWear CEO André Bertram. It analyzes the electrical activity and pulse of the user’s heart. When it determines that the user is going to have a heart attack or is otherwise in distress,… Read more »

Ryerson University partners its science, engineering strengths with research and clinical expertise at St. Michael’s

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“Some of the current ventures in the Biomedical Zone include companies exploring assistive devices for the mobility impaired, improved sanitization for portable healthcare electronics, advanced sensors that allows the medical team to control their operating room computers while scrubbed for surgery using simple hand gestures and high-fidelity procedure-specific surgical simulators that allow trainees to practice… Read more »

Partnership blends engineering, science and biomedical research

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“Unlike other incubators, the Biomedical Zone provides a combination of business and clinical development and support, tailored to the needs of the inventors and entrepreneurs. The other differentiator, Dr. Maxwell said, is its location on a hospital campus and true equal partnership between Ryerson, a university with a strong reputation for technology and engineering, and… Read more »

Ryerson University and St. Michael’s hospital announced 20-year partnership for innovative solutions

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“A 22,000 square foot lab called iBEST(the Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Science and Technology) will house Ryerson University researchers, while Ryerson’s healthtech incubator, called the BioMedical Zone (BMZ), will house startups directly adjacent to iBEST. Startups working out of the BMZ will work in the software, information technology, wearables, sensors, and medical devices sectors, and… Read more »