Organization: Capital Health

Capital Health inks $70-million deal with Philips

In what is billed as a new approach to equipment acquisition, Capital Health of Edmonton and Royal Philips Electronics, Holland, have reached a $70-million deal for the purchase of diagnostic equipment. The deal allows for purchase in key areas with two, one-year extension options. The equipment will be used in the Edmonton area’s implementation of…

WD invests in Alberta nanotechnology

Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) is investing $5.4 million in nanotechnology at the Univ of Alberta to create a Centre of Excellence in Integrated NanoTools, purchase new equipment for the NanoFabrication Facility and undertake applied research to develop cost-effective alloy materials. The new research capacity will allow the U of A to develop a critical…

Neuroscience research given $5.5-million boost

The Brain Repair Centre, a multidisciplinary research collaboration based in Atlantic Canada, has received $5.5 million in funding to develop stem cell lines from adult sources for use to combat health afflictions such as Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s, spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis. The project will add to the growing concentration of neuroscience research in…