The HHS/IBM Innovation Exchange hosts and attends a number of events related to advancing healthcare through technology.

Health Ecosphere Technology Showcase

Date: June 18, 2018
Location: RBC Water Park Place III, 88 Queen’s Quay West, Toronto, ON
Hosted By:York University, Southlake Regional Health Centre, University Health Network

Hamilton’s health innovation ecosystem is working collaboratively with Southlake Regional Health Centre and the Federal Economic Development Agency (FedDev Ontario) to bring transformative technologies to Hamilton through the Health Ecosphere program. The goal is to improve patient outcomes and deliver care more effectively in Hamilton and across Ontario. The Health Ecosphere program helps companies along their path to commercialization – enabling on-site testing, accelerating product development, and potential first customer adoption. The Innovation Exchange, in partnership with Hamilton Health Sciences and IBM Canada, is helping to support various innovative healthcare technology start-ups with their commercialization strategies.

Representatives from the Innovation Exchange will be at the event, located at the reference tables, if you seek further information.

BIO International Convention

Date: June 4-7, 2018
Location: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston, MA
Hosted By: Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)

BIO International Convention attracts 16,000+ biotechnology and pharma leaders who come together for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. A Synapse Life Science Consortium delegation of over 20 representatives is attending! Synapse is the formal regional organization for the life sciences cluster in Hamilton, home to world-class research institutions such as McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Mohawk College and St. Joseph’s Healthcare. Together, Hamilton’s key healthcare and educational partners are taking a targeted, deliberate, and scientific approach to: building on its exceptional capacity; intensifying leading-edge life science research; and powering the launch and acceleration of commercial successes.

eHealth Conference and Tradeshow

Date: May 27-30, 2018
Location: JW Marriott Parq Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
Hosted By: Digital Health Canada, Canada Health Infoway, Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)

The annual e-Health Conference and Tradeshow brings together the Canadian digital health community. It’s the ideal location to connect, network and learn from the country’s top health informatics professionals. The city of Hamilton is attending with Innovation Exchange, McMaster University and Mohawk College to showcase the strength of the life sciences cluster in Hamilton.