Life Science & Health Tech Firms
Join an extensive community focused on improving life for all.
17,000+ Grads in
Life Science Fields
The Greater Toronto Area is a hotbed for talent; with more graduating each year.
Tech Driven Hospitals
Vaughan Cortellucci Hospital is Canada’s first fully ‘smart’ hospital.
Latest York Region Life Science News
- Markham company developing AI wearable device to help people who are blind, visually impairedThe most common way for people with visual impairments to navigate outside is through the use of guide canes and raised tactile indicators at intersections. Yu said these devices are more than 100 years old, and there hasn’t been much progress made with alternative solutions, while the Visiontif wearable device is a screen reader for the real world.
- New app from Markham-based startup gives patients remote access to physiotherapy optionsChiropractor Dr. Jim Feng, well-known in York Region for his commitment to healthcare innovation, has recently made significant strides in improving patient access to physiotherapy options. Jim is no stranger to York Region’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem, having long been associated with York University’s YSpace, a leading resource hub for entrepreneurs in the region.
- Canada to invest $23 million in Markham-based Edesa BiotechThis groundbreaking project aligns with Canada’s Biomanufacturing and Life Sciences Strategy and will support increased innovation, as well as world-class expertise and infrastructure for clinical trials.