Hamilton Ecosystem to Accelerate and Leverage Trials of Health Innovation

Hamilton Ecosystem to Accelerate & Leverage Trials of Health Innovation (HEALTHI)

Leverage up to $15,000 in funding to work directly with the Research Administration groups at Hamilton Health Sciences or The Research Institute at St. Joe’s Hamilton to create the pre-trial protocols and documents required to undertake a commercialization project or clinical trial in one of Canada’s leading research hospitals.


HEALTHI BENEFITS

  • Access world-class researchers, clinicians and facilities
  • Accelerate your product commercialization timelines
  • Leverage up to $15,000* in funding from NRC-IRAP (*minimum $2,500 company contribution required)


Who Should Apply

  • Canadian, incorporated companies
  • Working on commercializing an innovative technology at TRL-6 (or above)
  • Demonstrated commitment to commercializing innovation with a clear clinical application
  • Interest in undertaking a clinical trial or collaborative project with a research hospital


Timelines

HEALTHI operates under a rolling application intake and will be accepting applications until March 31, 2023, or until funds are fully committed.

Applications: OPEN

 

HEALTHI GUIDELINES   APPLY TO HEALTHI

 

Have a question? Contact us

Alex Muggah, Director
Synapse Life Science Consortium

905.667.2606 | [email protected]

HEALTHI Recipients

2021 COHORT

Hyivy Health
HyIvy Health
Hyivy Health creates smart pelvic rehabilitation for women with pelvic health conditions.

TEAM: Rachel Bartholomew, CEO | Kmyar Rouindej, CTO

Website | Email | LinkedIn


HEALTHI COLLABORATOR: Hamilton Health Sciences
HEALTHI PROJECT: HyIvy is launching a research study with Hamilton Health Sciences to track the effects of chronic pelvic pain for women with endometriosis.

PROVA Innovations

PROVA Innovations is a medical technology company that specializes in smart wearable solutions for in-home GAIT training and rehabilitation.

TEAM: Matthew Rosato, CEO & Founder

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HEALTHI COLLABORATOR: The Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton
HEALTHI PROJECT: In partnership with St. Joseph’s Hospital, PROVA’ goals include preparatory work for clinical study & evaluation, engagement with key stakeholders and decision makers through planed focus groups, and to identify collaborative funding avenues to finance upcoming clinical trials.

Able Innovations

Able Innovations is developing advanced medical devices to tackle the pressing problem of patient transfer in healthcare.

TEAM: Jayiesh Singh, CEO | Phillip Chang, CTO | Pratheek Mishra, Operations & Development Manager

 Twitter| LinkedIn


HEALTHI COLLABORATOR: Hamilton Health Sciences
HEALTHI PROJECT: In partnership with Hamilton Health Sciences, Able Innovations will reduce strain and burden on caregivers though the evaluation of the ALTA platform™ in high-impact clinical settings.

Tenomix

Tenomix develops novel medical technologies that address challenges in the pathology workflow, optimize cancer care and reduce healthcare costs.

TEAM: Saumik Biswas, CEO & Co-Founder | Eveline Pasman, COO & Co-Founder | Sherif Abdou, CBO & Co-Founder | Michael Lavdas, Director & Co-Founder

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HEALTHI COLLABORATOR: Hamilton Health Sciences
HEALTHI PROJECT: In partnership with Hamilton Health Sciences, Tenomix will engage with pathology staff for early prototype feedback, as well as the development of a clinical study protocol.

Chirp

Chirp uses ambient sensors to remotely monitor the health and wellbeing of aging adults.

TEAM: Justin Schorn, CEO | Shannon White, Head of Engineering | Parthipan Siva, Head of Research

 Twitter| Website | Email


HEALTHI COLLABORATOR: Hamilton Health Sciences
HEALTHI PROJECT: In partnership with Hamilton Health Sciences, Chirp’s in-home monitoring system will be evaluated for pre-emptively detecting declines in mobility and health for aging adults.

EmergConnect

EmergConnect is helping streamline the patient experience through a digital front door that lets patients digitally triage, register, and get an individualized wait time prediction.

TEAM: Ron Galaev, CEO & Founder | Marina Gavrilov, CTO & Co-Founder | Ben Giller, Lead Software Developer & Co-Founder

 Twitter| Website 


HEALTHI COLLABORATOR: The Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton
HEALTHI PROJECT: In partnership with St. Joseph’s Healthcare, EmergConnect will integrate and test their digital platform in a clinical scenario to collect and analyze health data.

Insight Medbotics

Insight Medbotics is a health systems company that develops novel MRI-guided, minimally-invasive high-risk breast cancer diagnostics and biopsy system.

TEAM: Paul Chipperton, CEO & President

 Website 


HEALTHI COLLABORATOR: The Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton
HEALTHI PROJECT: In partnership with St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Insight Medbotics will complete the final phase of their MRI- and product-testing to achieve US FDA510k clearance for their IGAR platform (image-guided automated robot).

SanteSuite

SanteSuite is a social impact health technology company focused on transforming and strengthening immunization programs globally.

TEAM: Madeline Barber Dal Molin, CEO

 Website 


HEALTHI COLLABORATOR: The Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton
HEALTHI PROJECT: In partnership with Hamilton Health Sciences, SanteSuite will improve its platform’s user experience through development, testing and enhanced training materials.

Sensoreal

Sensoreal is commercializing a unique, instrument-free microfluidic technology that will enable rapid testing in a variety of low-resource medical settings.

TEAM: Pooya Saberi, CEO | Dr. Roozbeh Safavieh, CSO | Kate Turner, CTO

 Website 


HEALTHI COLLABORATOR: Hamilton Health Sciences
HEALTHI PROJECT: In partnership with Hamilton Health Sciences, Sensoreal will be engaging various stakeholders in clinical practice to provide feedback on device design and biomarker panel, preparing a clinical study roadmap.

2022 COHORT

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HEALTHI Partners