uOttawa at the Innovation and the Human Brain Symposium

Innovation and the Human Brain was a Leadership Summit jointly organized by IBM, the Public Policy Forum and Baycrest and held at IBM Canada’s Markham Software labs. This year the focus was on the human brain, and the science and innovation which is spurring Ontario to become a world leader in neuroscience. In addition to speakers from UWO, York, Baycrest, NSERC and the new Ontario Brain Institute, Dr Anthony Krantis, Director Centre for Research in BioPharmaceuticals and Biotechnology uOttawa and founder of OTTN spin-off company QBM Cell Sciences spoke about the cryopreserved neurons and global network for brain reconstruction. uOttawa was well represented with participants from the Faculties of Medicine and Engineering as well as from CCS and OTTN. Presentations are available at the Public Policy Forum website  http://www.ppforum.ca/events/innovation-brain

About Ottawa Technology Transfer Network
The Ottawa Technology Transfer Network (OTTN) is a collaboration among academic research institutions affiliated with the University of Ottawa and who's goal is to enhance the economic impact of research commercialization through the sharing of best practices, enhanced market knowledge, student engagement and proactive industrial interation. OTTN members include the University of Ottawa, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institutie (OHRI), the Childrens' Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Unviversity of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI)

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