Densitas Technology Found to be Practical Solution for Breast Screening

University of Manchester Research Finds Densitas’ Breast Density Software Demonstrates a Strong Association with Breast Cancer Risk

Researchers from the University of Manchester have published a review of breast density measurement methods in the journal Breast Cancer Research. The study clinically validates Densitas’ automated breast density measurement software as a practical solution for use in breast cancer risk models used to stratify patients based on their risk of breast cancer.

Shifting Demographics: A World of Opportunity

Seniors represent the fastest growing segment of society. By 2025, there will be 75 million people 65 years or older in the US and Canada, and that number will continue to grow!

This demographic shift presents two major opportunities:
1. A rapidly growing market in need of specialized products and services that entrepreneurs of any age can create and commercialize.
2. An opportunity for seniors, who have expertise, knowledge, and networks, to start or support new businesses.

Business Over Breakfast: Canada’s Culture of Innovation Translation in the World of Medical Technology

In 2017, the global medical device field was a $389 billion market (not including stem cell technologies and other biological therapeutics and diagnostics). The health care industry consumes about 14-18 per cent of the gross domestic product in the US (very similar in Canada at 10-12 per cent), and is one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing industries.

This is unsustainable and is further compromised by inefficient technologies. The system needs innovative solutions.

Rimot

Rimot is developing technologies for monitoring and managing remote business-critical infrastructure (e.g., radio towers, marine navigation equipment) to minimize downtime, disruptions and maintenance costs. Rimot integrates the latest of Industrial IoT (IIoT) technologies into a turnkey remote monitoring solution to help ensure that these critical systems are there when they are needed.

The first product on the Rimot platform is RimotRF, which maximizes a user's radio system uptime and notifications are sent when things aren't running properly.

Lunch and Learn: Atlantic Immigration Pilot (AIP)

Join us Wednesday, February 28, to learn about the Atlantic Immigration Pilot from Minder Singh.

The AIP is an innovative federal program developed to help businesses fill labour gaps and grow. It is for employers in any sector who are trying to overcome challenges that are hindering sustainability and growth opportunities. Mr. Singh is an account executive with the SmartBusiness Program at the Halifax Partnership. This will be an opportunity for clients to address their HR needs and ask questions about the program.

New Board Member Announced

Innovacorp announced an addition to its board of directors today, Feb. 14.

Christopher Googoo, chief operating officer of Ulnooweg Development Group, has been appointed to the board until September 2020.

“I am excited to join Innovacorp, and serve the province, in this capacity,” said Mr. Googoo. “I look forward to working with the rest of the board on growing our technology sector, supporting entrepreneurs and nurturing talent.”

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