May 25, 2011 Leave a comment
OTTN was well represented at OCE Discovery 11 event in Toronto May 18, 19 with our double booth located near one of the amphitheatres. Two spin-off companies (Simon Goulet and Isabella Steffensen from Therapeutic Monitoring Systems and Sheldon Stevens Privacy Analytics), one student in the business case competition (David Shapiro) and four OTTN staff attended. OCE Discovery 11 featured keynote presentations from leading innovators and entrepreneurs (David Thompson and Bill Buxton) and simultaneous sessions on all aspects of technology development and commercialization. Discovery is a showcase of leading-edge technologies, best practices and research from sectors such as health, manufacturing, digital media and cleantech, including energy, environment and water. According to OCE there were close to 2,500 attendees and more than 325 exhibitors. Joe Irvine and Simon Goulet (TMS) participated in a panel on Wednesday entitled ”Prospering from Ontario’s Technology Transfer Partnerships: An Industry Academic Perspective” and their presentations focused on the technology development requirements of innovation from a hospital (OHRI) based research perspective.