Navigation Links
The iBridge Network Adds Toronto's University Health Network as First Canadian Partner
Date:5/17/2010

UHN Joins iBridge to Highlight Latest Biomedical Licensing Opportunities

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The iBridge(SM) Network, a program of the not-for-profit Kauffman Innovation Network, Inc., today announced that it is continuing its strategic international expansion plan with the addition of the University Health Network (UHN), a group of leading research hospitals and institutes based in Toronto, Canada.  This marks the second non-U.S.-based organization to join the iBridge Network in as many months as the Network continues to provide companies, entrepreneurs, and researchers entrenched in the global economic downturn with access to breakthrough university ideas and research to spur innovation.  

Dr. Brian Barber, Director of Technology Development and Commercialization at UHN, indicated that "with innovations flowing from more than 500 UHN researchers investing $250 million a year across a broad spectrum of biomedical research, we are very pleased to be able to work with iBridge to identify product development partnerships for the emerging discoveries."

With more than 100 organizations contributing over 12,590 innovations on the site, the iBridge Network is the destination of choice for university researchers, entrepreneurs and industry to share and discover best practices and research across a variety of topic areas.

"The University Health Network embodies our ideal of embracing international collaborations where appropriate to achieve significant results," said Lesa Mitchell, director of the iBridge Network.  "We're thrilled to welcome UHN to the Network and to highlight the incredible diversity of biomedical research innovations they are seeking to bring to the marketplace."

To read the full release and get further details about the newest international member or for more information about the iBridge Network, please visit www.ibridgenetwork.org.

About the University Health Network

University Health Network is comprised of Toronto General, Toronto Western, and Princess Margaret Hospitals.  The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN has made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care.  It has the largest hospital-based research program in Canada, with major research in cardiology, transplantation, infectious diseases, neurosciences, oncology, surgical innovation, and genomic medicine.  UHN is a research and teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

About the iBridge(SM) Network

The iBridge(SM) Network is an innovation catalyst with a vibrant, online community enabling universities, companies and entrepreneurs to connect, collaborate and license tomorrow's research, products and services. Many of the nation's leading research institutions utilize the iBridge(SM) Network regularly to promote, share and advance their innovations and identify appropriate partners. The iBridge(SM) Network is a program of the Kauffman Innovation Network, Inc., an initiative of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. To learn more, please visit www.iBridgeNetwork.org, e-mail us at info@iBridgeNetwork.org, or call 1-800-573-5136.


'/>"/>
SOURCE iBridge Network
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Igen Networks Corp continues to build a world class advisory board
2. IGEN Networks signs Exclusive Agreement with Machlink, for wireless technology with high-speed Internet, phone and data applications
3. IGEN Networks engages new auditors and converts debt
4. IGEN Networks appoints directors and provides business update
5. Busy Southwestern Orthopedic Practice Joins the NeoStem Stem Cell Collection Network
6. New Canadian solar photovoltaic research network established; based at McMaster University
7. Sudek of Tech Coast Angels Announces Networks Increased Commitment to Entrepreneurship and Innovation Through New Easy-Access Programs
8. 2-Year-old Baby With Complex Heart Deformity Undergoes Major Open Heart Surgery at Wockhardt Hospitals, Bangalore - (now a Network Hospital of Fortis) Without any Blood Transfusion
9. Stem Cell Assurance Unveils Physician Network Offering Regenerative Cell Cosmetic and Reconstructive Applications
10. Nations Largest Network of Doctors Specializing in Bioidentical Hormones Grows at an Exponential Rate
11. SciScout LLC Launches SciAnswers.com, a Science-Based Questions and Answers (Q&A) Site with a Social Networking Perspective.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 26, 2016 , ... FireflySci has been manufacturing quartz and ... over the globe. Their cute firefly logo has been spreading to more and ... spectrophotometer calibration standards that never require recalibration. These revolutionary standards have changed ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... ... May 25, 2016 , ... The American Medical Informatics ... of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) outlining a measurement approach to ... were available when and where it was needed. The organization of health informatics ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... ... May 24, 2016 , ... Cell ... injuries, will be accelerated by research at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) that yielded ... healing and tissue regeneration. , The novel method, developed by WPI faculty members ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... Ohio (PRWEB) , ... May 23, 2016 , ... ... Trends That Will Drive Precision Farming in 2017 and Beyond. The paper outlines ... practitioners in the precision ag industry. , “We’ve witnessed a lot of highs ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/15/2016)...  A new partnership announced today will help ... in a fraction of the time it takes ... life insurance policies to consumers without requiring inconvenient ... Diagnostics, rapid testing (A1C, Cotinine and HIV) and ... weight, pulse, BMI, and activity data) available at ...
(Date:4/13/2016)...  IMPOWER physicians supporting Medicaid patients in ... standard in telehealth thanks to a new partnership with ... IMPOWER patients can routinely track key health measurements, such ... and, when they opt in, share them with IMPOWER ... local retail location at no cost. By leveraging this ...
(Date:3/29/2016)... RATON, Florida , March 29, 2016 ... or the "Company") LegacyXChange "LEGX" and SelectaDNA/CSI Protect are ... DNA in ink used in a variety of writing ... theft. Buyers of originally created collectibles from athletes on ... through forensic analysis of the DNA. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):