Organization: Hamilton Health Sciences

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…

Wireless consortium plans Hamilton hospital trials

A new Canada-US Wireless Technology Consortium (WTC) is set to begin trials at the Hamilton Health Sciences centre to test new clinical applications for handheld technology. The WTC was formed by Palm Canada Inc, Telus Mobility, Compuware Corp, NetManage and INET International to establish a virtual laboratory in Ontario to help establish international mobile Internet…