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The Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) announces six new ONtrepreneurs working at the frontier of applied neurotech

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Ontario Brain Insti­tute Deliv­ers Sig­nif­i­cant Boost to Ontario’s Neu­rotech Sec­tor (press release):

As part of its 2019 Neu­roTech Ontario Show­case, the Ontario Brain Insti­tute (OBI) today intro­duced the 2019 ONtre­pre­neurs – recip­i­ents of Canada’s sin­gle largest award for ear­ly-stage brain tech­nol­o­gy entre­pre­neurs … The suc­cess­ful 2019 ONtre­pre­neurs are: Israel Gasperin – Zen­trela, Joshua Lobo – Sta­bi­lo Med­ical, Zachary McMa­hon – LUCID, Maryam Nabavi – Vil­lage Tech­nolo­gies, Michael Philips – Vena Med­ical, and Alexan­der Theodor­ou – Ocuther­a­py. Read the rest of this entry »

The Ontario Brain Institute selects 6 neurotech start-ups for ONtrepreneurs program

Six break­through neu­rotech start-ups win cov­et­ed Ontario Brain Insti­tute award (press release):

Canada’s most pres­ti­gious ear­ly-stage neu­rotech­nol­o­gy entre­pre­neur awards were announced today by the Ontario Brain Insti­tute (OBI). The ONtre­pre­neurs pro­gram, the sin­gle largest fun­der of ear­ly-stage neu­rotech entre­pre­neurs in Cana­da, is invest­ing in six ear­ly-stage ven­tures this year to help accel­er­ate their path to com­mer­cial­iza­tion through access to fund­ing, resources, and men­tor­ship Read the rest of this entry »

Thank you, Partners @ 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit, for helping shape Brain Health & Enhancement in the Digital Age!

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Thank you very much, great Sum­mit Part­ners, for sup­port­ing the 2017 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit tak­ing place next week (Dec. 5–7th) and gath­er­ing 50+ Speak­ers and 200+ par­tic­i­pants work­ing on ways to enhance brain health and per­for­mance in the dig­i­tal age!

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Learn more & Reserve your Spot HERE

(10%-off pro­mo code for Sharp­Brains read­ers: sharp2017)

Announcing new Sponsor & Partners to support the 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 5–7th)

Proud to announce a new Sum­mit Spon­sor and two new Sum­mit Part­ners help­ing make the 2017 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit a great suc­cess!

New Silver Sponsor

EMOTIV is a bioin­for­mat­ics com­pa­ny advanc­ing under­stand­ing of the human brain using elec­troen­cephalog­ra­phy (EEG) with a mis­sion to empow­er indi­vid­u­als and accel­er­ate brain research glob­al­ly. Dur­ing Expo Day, the com­pa­ny will present new appli­ca­tions of their EEG-based solu­tions.

New Partners

The Ontario Brain Insti­tute is a provin­cial­ly-fund­ed, not-for-prof­it research cen­tre max­i­miz­ing the impact of neu­ro­science and estab­lish­ing Ontario as a world leader in brain research, com­mer­cial­iza­tion and care.

Neu­roTechX is a non-prof­it orga­ni­za­tion with a mis­sion to build a strong neu­rotech­nol­o­gy com­mu­ni­ty by pro­vid­ing key resources and learn­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties.

 

About the Summit

– Brain­no­va­tions Judg­ing Pan­el

The 2017 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit (Decem­ber 5–7th, 2017) will fea­ture over forty of the world’s top experts and inno­va­tors work­ing on ways to enhance our brain health and per­for­mance in light of emerg­ing neu­ro­science and dig­i­tal tech­nolo­gies, and fea­ture a fun Brainnova­tions Pitch Con­test. To Learn More & Reg­is­ter, please click HERE.

E-Newsletter: Neuroimaging + machine learning can predict, with 96% accuracy, whether high-risk 6-month-old babies will develop autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by age 2

Researchers use brain imag­ing and machine learn­ing to pre­dict which high-risk infants will devel­op autism. Cred­it: Car­oli­na Insti­tute for Devel­op­men­tal Dis­abil­i­ties.

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Time for Sharp­Brains’ June e-newslet­ter, fea­tur­ing fas­ci­nat­ing sci­en­tif­ic find­ings, promis­ing assess­ments, ther­a­pies and brain health mon­i­tor­ing tools…and some fun opti­cal illu­sions 🙂

New research

New tools

New thinking

Upcoming Events

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Final­ly, you may want to Test your Brain and Mind with these 9 Clas­sic Opti­cal Illu­sions 🙂

 

Have a great sum­mer!

The Sharp­Brains Team

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