Funding challenges and opportunities for early-stage digital health innovations – Panel Discussion

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Funding challenges and opportunities for early-stage digital health innovations – Panel Discussion

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free

Panel Discussion: Funding challenges and opportunities for early-stage digital health innovations – Answering your questions as you navigate your start-up journey 
June 4, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MDT. 

Presented by SPARK Calgary at the W21C Research and Innovation Centre, O’Brien Institute for Public Health 

If you are taking an academic-based digital health innovation from research to market you need funding. But what funding and supports are available? Where can you apply? What do you need to have in place to start on the path to success?  

Join panellists from Alberta InnovatesMitacsInnovate Calgary, Thin Air Labs, and Western Economic Diversification, as they provide insights into these questions and more. 

Opening Remarks: Jill de Grood, Director, Development and Partnerships, W21C Research and Innovation Centre, University of Calgary
Moderator: Dr. Scott Kraft, MD, Director, SPARK Calgary and Academic Lead, Digital Health, W21C Research and Innovation Centre, University of Calgary
Panellists: Angelo Nwigwe (Mitacs), William Szczepaniak (UCeed, Innovate Calgary), Dr. Katie Greene, PhD (Thin Air Labs), Oba Harding (Western Economic Diversification), Dr. Raja Mita, PhD (Health Innovation, Alberta Innovates) 

This event is part of the Global Healthcare Innovation Academy’s (GHIA) Alberta Community Event Seriestaking place from June 1-8, 2021.  

GHIA is an international scientific and business pitch competition with streams for biomedical, social, and COVID-19 innovations, taking place virtually from June 7-9, 2021. Attend keynote talks and workshops from world class  scientists and innovators, participate in networking sessions with international attendees, and vote for your favourite innovation! 

Update: Watch a recording of the panel here.

Details

Date:
June 4
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://ucalgary.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-Dt34I7hRwGudDLJtiaJUA

Venue

Virtual

Organizers

SPARK Calgary
W21C Research and Innovation Centre