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World Health Innovation Network issues report on first year

An inaugural report details activities of the World Health Innovation Network in its first year.

The network, based in the Odette School of Business, brokers partnerships to source, embed and scale innovations in health systems.

The report lists its activities as research demonstration projects, education and knowledge generation in three areas of focus:

Grant to fund research into innovation procurement in health care

A partnership between the Odette World Health Innovation Network (WIN) and Ontario’s Ministry of Government and Consumer Services will allow researchers to track the province’s progress in health care innovation procurement.

The ministry will invest $2.7 million over three years in the project, titled “Innovation Procurement Initiative Measures and Case Studies,” which will involve partners across the Ontario health sector.

Grpowing Biotech EntrepreneurshipStudents with an eye to becoming leaders in their fields are invited to take part in the February 26 Growing Biotech Entrepreneurship workshop.

Workshop promises business tips for budding biotech entrepreneurs

Students with an eye to becoming leaders in their fields are invited to take part in the February 26 Growing Biotech Entrepreneurship workshop.

World Health Innovation Network adds adjunct faculty members

The chair of the Odette World Health Innovation Network (WIN) praises three new members of the network’s academic team, who she says will nurture highly skilled, specialized entrepreneurs and professionals.

The Odette School of Business announced the appointment of three adjunct faculty members Monday: Pierre-Gerlier Forest, Kathleen MacMillan and V.K. Singh.

Dave Williams, Anne Snowdon, Bill CharnetskiDave Williams, president of Southlake Regional Health Centre, and Bill Charnetski, chief health innovation strategist for Ontario, congratulate Anne Snowdon on her ACE Award.

UWindsor prof named an ace health innovator

UWindsor professor Anne Snowdon has been recognized for achievement, commitment and excellence as a member of the Ontario Health Innovation Council.

Team to advance innovation in health systems

Seven team members appointed to the Odette School of Business’s recently established World Health Innovation Network will forge new ground, says chair Anne Snowdon.

The network will be Canada’s first health innovation centre with formal ties to the United States, building partnerships that will provide innovators and entrepreneurs access to the entire North American market. It will work with health and life sciences companies to support the successful commercialization of products providing tangible health benefits.

The new appointments include:

Child safety research gets $1.7 million boost

Research that will ultimately make it safer for children to get to school or home from the park whether they’re walking, pedalling their bikes or riding in the back of a car got a $1.7 million boost yesterday.

“Each year, about 130 Canadian children under the age of 15 die as a result of road traffic injuries,” said Anne Snowdon, AUTO21 Theme Coordinator for Health, Safety and Injury Prevention, and a professor at the Odette School of Business.