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Organization: Amgen Canada
A new pilot program matches researchers with priorities of the City of Toronto as part of the COVID-19 response effort and Polar Knowledge Canada has a new president.
The commercialization organization formerly known as MaRS Innovation announced a new collaboration with the biotechnology company Amgen, to identify and jointly fund disruptive technologies derived from discovery research conducted in Toronto.
The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) has named Kim Furlong its new CEO, replacing Mike Woollatt, now the director of strategic partnerships at OMERS Platform Investments. Furlong brings a combined background in business and politics. She spent the last decade leading external affairs for Amgen Canada. Previously, she was Vice President Federal Government…
A majority of Canadian youth appreciate science-based disciplines and their importance but that interest doesn’t translate into pursuing science academically or in the workforce. A report by Let’s Talk Science and funded by Amgen Canada found 74% of youth recognized the importance of science but only 12% expressed interest in science-based jobs. FMI: www.letstalkscience.ca….