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Start-Up Snapshot: Flybits, OtoSim, ApneaDX, ScarX Therapeutics

Happy New Year. Here’s a snapshot of some spin-off stories you may have missed over the holiday break:

Vito Forte

Dr. Vito Forte

OtoSim Inc. co-founder Dr. Vito Forte was selected as a recipient of the 2013 Canadian Association of Medical Educators (CAME) Certificate of Merit Award, which promotes medical education in Canadian medical schools while recognizing and rewarding faculty’s commitment to medical education. Dr. Forte will receive his certificate at the upcoming Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) in Quebec City on Sunday, April 21, 2013. As co-founder of OtoSim Inc., Dr. Forte is actively involved in developing a pipeline of products including the OtoSim™, OtoSim™ Pneumatic Otoscopy Trainer and OptoSim™ (to be launched in early 2013).

To learn more about these and other spin-off companies or licenseable technologies we’re working on, view MaRS Innovation’s Portfolio. Watch for additional MaRS Innovation company and technology profiles to be added throughout the first quarter of 2013.

Posted by Elizabeth Monier-Williams, marketing and communications manager.