Franco-Quebecois Forum for Health Innovation (FFQIS): successful second edition strengthens international partnerships
Medicen Paris Region, the French Alliance for Life Sciences and Health (Alliance française pour les sciences de la vie et de la santé - Aviesan), MEDTEQ and Polytechnique Montréal and TransMedTech, alongside several French and Quebecois partners, declared the second edition of the FFQIS a great success.
Market Intelligence Oriented Culture: a Key Driver for Innovation
Is the organization culture market oriented? Does the culture stimulate openness, collaboration and willingness for change? What kinds of behaviors are promoted? What type of knowledge is collected and treated?
Reluctance to share innovations means lost opportunities for life sciences firms
What is the impact from this reluctance to share data with sector peers.
Jay Bradner: leading Novartis into age of digitally-enabled discovery
Jay Bradner, head of Novartis’ drug discovery, talks about the firm’s drive to transform itself into ‘a medicine and data science company’.
Call for Diabetes Innovation Solutions
A call for innovative solutions in diabetes. Will your innovation improve the lives of those affected by diabetes? Here’s your opportunity. Accepting applications through January 31st.
Open Access Platform for Molecules
Boehringer Ingelheim recently announced the launch of a new platform, called opnME.com, which offers free and open access to selected preclinical molecules for non-clinical investigation.
Rethinking Big Pharma's Business Model
Aled Edwards’s University of Toronto lab offers an open science business model as one solution to investment challenges.
Advancing Drug Discovery Through Academic–Industry Collaboration
Genestack recently announced hat they were joining the Milner Therapeutics Institute. partners. The institute’s mission is to convert scientific research into promising therapies, enabling successful collaborative research ventures, and the creation of new biotech companies.
The rise of open source search in pharma R&D
Read more abou the open source search technologies to analyze big data.
Pandor pushes for Africa to develop pharmaceuticals
Pandor said it was essential for African researchers to get involved in finding solutions for the health problems of Africa.
Getting Closer to the Patient
Customer Experience in the Pharmaceutical Sector
The New World of Patient Engagement
One company's changing relationship with patients
Patient Engagement: An Essential Strategy For Pharma
Better engagements with patients and consumers may be critical for better and more efficient outcomes.
Parexel international - announces collaboration with Sanofi to advance use of wearable devices to transform collection of data in clinical trials
Parexel international - collaboration designed to explore potential of patient sensors, wearable devices to remotely collect patient data during clinical trials
What is happening in online open innovation
Explores how organizations can leverage online platforms to engage stakeholders.
7 Ways to Appeal to Your Customers through IoT
This articles explores how organizations can redefine and improve customer relationships through IoT.
Medicen Paris Region strengthens ties with Medteq cluster and Greater Montreal ecosystem
Funding of Franco-Canadian collaborative project and joint event on artificial intelligence among planned actions to bring medical device companies closer in 2017
Danforth Center Expands Major Research Program to Benefit Farmers in the Developing World
ST. LOUIS, Wed, Jan 25 2017 10:06 AM
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, one of the world's largest independent plant science institutes, today announced a three-year $6.1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expand
The Four Essential Steps Towards Open Innovation Success
In 2013, researchers Dr. Joel West (Keck Graduate, Institute of Applied Life Sciences) and Dr. Marcel Bogers (University of Southern Denmark) suggested a four-phase model for inbound innovation projects. They emphasized that open innovation needs to go further than just obtaining external ideas.
Exactis Innovation brings together Quebec cancer centres to increase patient access to personalized cancer therapy
MONTREAL, Tue, Dec 13 2016 5:59 AM
Unique digital cancer registry "Personalize My Treatment" stores genetic and molecular data to match cancer patients to clinical trials Five major Quebec cancer treatment centres are partnering with Montreal
The Global Innovation Index
Thurs, Aug 18 2016
The Global Innovation Index 2016 (GII), in its 9th edition this year, is co-published by Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO, an agency of the United Nations). The core of the GII Report consists of a ranking of world economies’ innovation capabilities and results.
Changing Processes of Innovation
Wed, Aug 17 2016
Cisco Chief Technology and Strategy Officer Padmasree Warrior explains how the process of innovation has changed over the past few centuries.
Crown Prince of Dubai Launches Dubai Future Accelerators Program: to Address Seven Key Civic Challenges
DUBAI, UAE, Wed, Jul 27 2016 12:06 PM
- Dubai to create a new program to reward innovative companies around the world - Companies will compete to solve seven key "21st century challenges" - The program is designed to create new partnerships
New round of research and innovation funding aimed at growing sustainable bioeconomy in Alberta
EDMONTON, Wed, Jul 27 2016 12:00 PM
Projects focus on novel bioproducts and disruptive technologies that use Alberta biomass Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions (AI Bio) has approved nearly $13 million in funding for 61 projects by researchers
INC Research Extends Catalyst Program with Launch of Vaccine Catalyst Site Network
Wed July 27
Therapeutically-aligned network offers high-performing sites in vaccine research the opportunity for more trials, speeds vaccine development for biopharmaceutical customers
INC Research and CISCRP Announce Judging Panel, Sponsors and Mentors for “Inspiring Hope” Ideathon Event
Wed July 27
Diverse and growing number of leading organizations participating in groundbreaking event to explore innovative new ideas for increasing awareness of clinical trial participation
Media Advisory - Alberta Innovates Bio Solution invites media to major research & innovation funding announcement
EDMONTON, Fri, Jul 22 2016 2:37 PM
Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions (AI Bio) invites media outlets to a major funding announcement on Wednesday, July 27. We will be announcing more than 60 projects by researchers and companies who are being
Governments of Canada and Quebec Support Innovative Renewable Fuel Oil Project
PORT-CARTIER, QC, Friday, Jul 13
Support for clean technology innovation helps foster a thriving middle class and opens the country to new economic, social and environmental possibilities. With its abundance of renewable biomass, Canada
IBD Unmasked, a First-of-its-Kind Global Awareness Initiative, Launches to Support and Empower the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Community
OSAKA, Japan, Wed, Jul 13 2016 2:19 AM
Takeda unveils new IBD…
Good Samaritan Hospital First on the West Coast to Offer Naturally Dissolving Heart Stent to Patients with Coronary Artery Disease
LOS ANGELES, Tue, Jul 12 2016 3:47 PM
Michael J. Fox Foundation, Van Andel Research Institute And The Cure Parkinson's Trust Collaborate To Assess The Clinical Use And Development Of Nilotinib In Parkinson's Disease
NEW YORK and GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. and LONDON, Tue, Jul 12 2016 10:54 AM
International Collaboration to Create New Cancer Models to Accelerate Research
July 11, 2016 / B3C newswire / -- An international project to develop a large, globally accessible, bank of new cancer cell culture models for the research community launches today (Monday).
The National Cancer Institute (NCI), Cancer Research UK, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the foundation Hubrecht Organoid Technology are joining forces to develop the Human Cancer Models Initiative (HCMI) which will bring together expertise from around the world to make around 1,000 cancer cell models.
New genomic application projects to spur innovation across many Canadian sectors
VICTORIA, BC, Mon, Jul 11 2016 1:00 PM
Improvements in cancer treatment, plant breeding, bioremediation and oil and gas exploration expected from latest suite of funded partnerships between academics and genomic users
Pfizer Builds Global Biotechnology Center In China
Jul 7, 2016
The center will produce affordable biosimilar mediclines for patients globally as well as in China.
LEO Pharma Enters Biologics Through Strategic Partnership With AstraZeneca
BALLERUP, Denmark, Fri, Jul 1 2016 2:31 AM
LEO Pharma is a significant step closer to realising its vision of becoming the preferred dermatology care partner following a strategic partnership with AstraZeneca announced today.
OCFP and OTN partner to help physicians leverage virtual care solutions
TORONTO, Wed, Jun 29 2016 11:22 AM
The Ontario Telemedici…