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Innovation Nation: What Canada’s cutting-edge health tech startups need to get to the next level

Innovation Nation: What Canada’s cutting-edge health tech startups need to get to the next level

Jeff Ruby, founder and CEO of Newtopia.Photo by Peter J. Thompson/National Post. National Post photo illustration. Mark Taylor has a front-row seat to the development and launch of some of Canada’s greatest health-tech innovations as the leader of the licensing and commercialization team at Toronto’s University Health Network (UHN), one of the largest health-care and

Innovation Nation: When privacy stands in the way of patient care

Many Canadians don’t realize they legally own their personal health records.Photo Illustration by Gigi Suhanic/National Post While nothing is more private for most individuals than their health, many Canadians don’t realize they legally own their personal health records — or how they would obtain them. As we look to evolve our health care system, however,

A robot in every factory: The $230-million bid to help automate Ontario’s manufacturing sector

The centrepiece of Canada’s innovation strategy is the $950-million “supercluster” initiative. The goal, according to the federal government, is for companies of all sizes, academia and the non-profit sector to collaborate on new technologies, to spur economic growth and create jobs. As part of the Innovation Nation series, the Financial Post is taking an in-depth

Ottawa ‘bending over backward’ for foreign tech giants at the expense of homegrown stars, insiders say

The centrepiece of Canada’s innovation strategy is the $950-million “supercluster” initiative. The goal, according to the federal government, is for companies of all sizes, academia and the non-profit sector to collaborate on new technologies, to spur economic growth and create jobs. As part of the Innovation Nation series, the Financial Post is taking an in-depth

Resident Evil 2 review: Capcom delivers a masterclass in how to do a remake right

Capcom's Resident Evil 2 remake has production values that stand toe-to-toe with those of any modern game.Capcom Score: 9.5/10  Platform: PlayStation 4 (reviewed), Xbox One, Windows PC Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom Release Date: January 25, 2019 ESRB: M In this humble player’s opinion, few games are more deserving of a big-budget remake than Resident Evil 2

Can blockchain give us back our privacy?

The best guardians of privacy are not government or businesses but citizens themselves.Brice Hall/National Canada has a rich history of innovation, but in the next few decades, powerful technological forces will transform the global economy. Large multinational companies have jumped out to a headstart in the race to succeed, and Canada runs the risk of

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