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VoxNeuro closes $4 million to help diagnose concussions and Alzheimer’s diseases

ORIGINAL ARTICLE, Josh Scott,, October 20, 2022 Backed by decades of research, VoxNeuro aims to bring objectivity to brain health assessments. Cognitive health assessments are something that a lot of people have experienced, whether you’re a professional athlete or weekend warrior who has suffered a potential brain injury, or an older person showing signs […]

Ontario’s Premier Life Science Competition Celebrates 10 Years of Health Innovation

Life Science Innovators networking at McMaster Innovation Park atrium

Applications are now open for this year’s cohort of innovative startups Hamilton – October 12, 2022 – Fresh off the heels of celebrating innovation at the recent LiONS LAIR pitch competition and gala event, Innovation Factory has turned its attention to the 2023 Synapse Life Science Pitch Competition, now in its 10th year.  Applications are […]

Adapsyn Bioscience enters into strategic collaboration with Evotec

ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE, PR Newswire, September 21, 2022 Adapsyn Bioscience Inc., a chemical bioinformatics company that discovers novel drug-like small molecules, today announced a strategic collaboration with Evotec SE (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: EVT, MDAX/TecDAX, ISIN: DE0005664809; NASDAQ: EVO). Under the collaboration, Evotec will have the opportunity to evaluate small molecules developed by Adapsyn as potential therapeutic […]

Three Startups Emerge as Big Winners at 12th Annual LiONS LAIR Awards Gala.

$50,000 Awarded as 300 Members of the Innovation Community Celebrate HAMILTON, ON – September 29, 2022 – Boardball Inc. was named the grand prize winner yesterday at Innovation Factory’s LiONS LAIR Gala, claiming top prize of $25,000. Celebrating its twelfth anniversary, the annual pitch competition drew over 300 attendees from the Hamilton region’s business and […]

Lactiga Therapeutics Raises $1.6M USD in Oversubscribed Pre-Seed Round, Secures $350k in Research Grants

Original Press Release, Yahoo Finance, September 21, 2022 NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 21, 2022  — Lactiga Therapeutics, an early-stage biotechnology company focused on improving the quality of life of patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases, announced this week that it has oversubscribed its pre-seed financing, raising $1.6 million in new capital including over $350,000 in research […]

Innovative Health Diagnostics and AIMA Laboratories Collaborate to Develop New, Revolutionary At-Home Test to Detect Endometriosis

ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE, Nicole Estrin, Innovative Health Diagnostics, August 16, 2022 Both laboratories join forces to expand access to an important and reliable endometriosis blood test that can be self-administered anytime, anywhere Innovative Health Diagnostics (IHD), a CLIA- and FDA-certified lab that empowers every person by providing access to accurate, clinical testing, announced today a […]

McMaster prof working on cure for Type 1 diabetes

ORIGINAL ARTICLE, Ritika Dubey, The Hamilton Spectator, July 26, 2022 Q and A: Dr. Harald Stover and Allarta co-founder Maria Antonakos talk about new cell-based therapy, which alleviates need for insulin injections and immune-suppressive drugs. There’s no cure for Type 1 diabetes. But soon, courtesy of a Hamilton-based company, there could be one. Dr. Harald Stover, […]