Organization: Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.

The Short Report, June 5, 2019 – McMaster endowment, AI, timber research, green jet fuel

BDC Capital has launched the $250-million Industrial Innovation Venture Fund to invest in early to late stage tech firms and entrepreneurs accelerating the transformation of core Canadian industries including ag-tech, advanced manufacturing, oil and gas and mining tech. Venture capital veteran Joe Regan joins as the fund’s managing partner. “Industrial sectors tend to be slow…

New Drug Discovery Unit established in Montreal

A Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) has been created at the Univ of Montreal to accelerate the development of medications for the marketplace. The DDU is a novel collaboration between the Univ of Montreal’s Institute for Research in Immunology, the University Research Group on Drug Discovery and the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Centre. More than 800 researchers…