According to TechVibes, “Companies were selected for their technological innovation, entrepreneurship, leadership and growth. Now in its 18th year, Technology Fast 50 celebrated companies with an average four-year growth rate of 1,293%.”
Happy New Year. Here’s a snapshot of some spin-off stories you may have missed over the holiday break:
- Flybits and Flybits Lite, the startup company’s context-aware mobile technology that anyone can use, was mentioned in a Smithsonian.com article as one of six technologies changing the way the way humans live.
- ApneaDx was featured in a company profile post on the MaRS Blog: “ApneaDx: First we take Ontario, then we take the world.”
- ScarX Therapeutics launched its website.
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).
MaRS Innovation joins the MaRS Discovery District in congratulating Dr. Ilse Treurnicht on receiving the prestigious 2012 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100™ Award. The full release about Dr. Treurnicht's…
Being named to the MIT Technology Review's 35 Inventors Under 35 list is a prestigious honour, but one of its best perks is the subsequent invitation to attend the Emerging…
Professors Joyce Poon and Hossein Rahnama, who each have inventions within MaRS Innovation’s portfolio of spin-off companies and licenseable technologies, have been named to the MIT Technology Review‘s prestigious 35 Inventors Under 35 list for 2012.
Poon, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Toronto, was recognized for, according to MIT’s Technology Review, “creating new optical modulators with microscopic loop-the-loops through which light can shuttle data between servers and even from chip to chip within a single server.” She is working with MaRS Innovation to license her technology.