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Smart brains up in Canada: 11 early-stage neurotech entrepreneurs receive award by The Ontario Brain Institute (OBI)

A record 11 Ontario inno­va­tors award­ed $50,000 to become Ontario Neu­rotech Entre­pre­neurs (press release):

The Ontario Brain Insti­tute [OBI] today announced the 2017 win­ners of its pio­neer­ing Ontario Neu­rotech (ONtre­pre­neurs) pro­gram to help ear­ly-stage entre­pre­neurs take their ideas “from the lab to the mar­ket­place.”

Since 2012, the ONtre­pre­neurs pro­gram has award­ed $50,000 to each win­ner and has sup­port­ed 34 entre­pre­neurs to-date. The pro­gram flows direct­ly from OBI’s man­date to unlock the huge com­mer­cial and med­ical poten­tial from what is already one of the largest com­mu­ni­ties of brain sci­en­tists in the world. One new ben­e­fit, through a col­lab­o­ra­tion with IBM Cana­da, is the oppor­tu­ni­ty to access the entre­pre­neur­ial ser­vices offered through IBM Glob­al Entre­pre­neur Pro­gram Read the rest of this entry »

Webinar tomorrow Wednesday: Wire your brain for success

wire-your-brainSoulaima Gourani and Alvaro Fer­nan­dez will meet online and tell all you need to know on how to Train Your Brain For Suc­cess. Why? Because with­out a strong under­stand­ing of your brain, you will always be sub­ject to your fears, emo­tions and lim­it­ing beliefs.

Sign up for this webi­nar and learn:

  • How to Get a Sharp Brain
  • How to Make good and ratio­nal deci­sions in your life
  • How to See what you do not see (bias­es)
  • How to design your future life and get to live the life you real­ly want (it all begins in your brain)
  • And final­ly some brain facts (what you sim­ply should know about the brain)

Learn more and reg­is­ter HERE.

Reminder: Sharp brains in Vancouver, November 3rd and 4th

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Quick reminder: Our Founder and Edi­tor-in-Chief Alvaro Fer­nan­dez will give a cou­ple talks in Van­cou­ver, Cana­da, on Novem­ber 3rd and 4th. Both are free and open to the pub­lic thanks to local spon­sors and part­ners. Read the rest of this entry »

The Nine Habits of Highly Effective Brains

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While we are still (hope­ful­ly) enjoy­ing some down­time, let’s review some good lifestyle options we can all fol­low to not only main­tain, but improve, our vibrant brains. Read the rest of this entry »

Why the quantified self requires both tech tools and smart brains

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Tech tools to mea­sure per­for­mance can fall short (Finan­cial Times):

Ben­jamin Franklin could be con­sid­ered a pio­neer of the mod­ern “quan­ti­fied self” approach to per­son­al improve­ment. In the late 18th cen­tu­ry, he famous­ly used a chart to mon­i­tor his behav­iour, includ­ing Read the rest of this entry »

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