Executives from Ontario’s healthcare sector say they could benefit from a network of early adopter institutions and a capital fund that invests directly in health science companies preparing to commercialize their products and market them globally as they scale their businesses in Canada.
Research Canada, an alliance of stakeholders in health research, recently briefed Parliament about the potential benefits of applying artificial intelligence and machine learning in healthcare.
The Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) and its partners distributed grants amounting to $3.5 million to 36 health researchers for exploratory research on the benefits of glycomics in health. The funds will go to 14 research projects in 18 institutions across Canada. GlycoNet is one of the federal Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE). Catalyst and…