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Innovation Road Trip: Brampton

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MaRS Discovery District

661 University Ave.

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Toronto, ON M5G 1L7

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With the Collision technology conference and its 25,000 international attendees descending upon Toronto between May 20th and May 23rd there is no better time to showcase the Canadian innovation community.

Take advantage of this opportunity, by taking an Innovation Roadtrip to the City of Brampton:

City of Brampton Tour: Health and Life Sciences Ecosystem

Brampton Profile:

Brampton is on the verge of a significant transformation. We are energized with new knowledge and inspired by new ways of thinking. We are prioritizing innovation through originality, talent through our accomplishments and competitiveness through our drive to succeed and be the best. As one of the fastest growing and youngest cities in Canada, Brampton is a national leader for attracting, developing, and retaining new jobs and talent.

Our diverse workforce is made up of 234 cultures speaking 115 – giving us the competitive edge that your company can rely on. Brampton’s unique geography being centrally located in the middle of the innovation super-corridor positions our city as a hot-bed for innovation. We’re delighted to see and support continue growth in our key sectors; Advanced Manufacturing, Food and Beverage, Innovation and Technology, and Health and Life Sciences.

Part of North America’s 3rd largest Biotechnology cluster, Brampton is home to over 12,000 medical practitioners and support services employed by 800 organizations. These organizations include the likes of leading health care facilities such as the William Osler Health System (Peel Memorial, Brampton Civic) and ErinoakKids ($1 Billion investment by the Province of Ontario).

The Health and Life Sciences sector in Brampton has grown 50% since 2005 with continue average growth of 6% year over year. This phenomenal progress is thanks to innovative companies such as Medtronic, Taro Pharmaceuticals, Dynacare, and Canadian Blood Services calling our great city home.

Tour Program:

Tour program explores Brampton’s unique and booming Health and Life Sciences ecosystem. An opportunity for participants to visit with Brampton’s healthcare innovators as well as one of our newest facilities for entrepreneurs in collaboration with Ryerson.

Tour Agenda:

9 am

Pickup from Mars and Travel to Brampton

10:30-11:30 am

Medtronic: 99 Hereford St, Brampton, ON L6Y 0R3

11:45- 1:30 pm

City of Brampton/Ryerson Incubator Tour (Lunch)

41 George St. South, Brampton, ON L6Y 1L9

- Showcase booths of our startup community

- Learn about Brampton’s blossoming ecosystem

- Cybersecurity Panel in collaboration with Ryerson

2-3 pm

Dynacare: 115 Midair Ct, Brampton, ON L6T 5M1

3 pm

On Route to Toronto

4 pm

Back at MaRS, 661 University Ave., Toronto, ON

Corporate Profile

Medtronic

Proud to be celebrating 50 years in Canada, Medtronic of Canada Ltd., headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, is a subsidiary of Medtronic plc, one of the world’s largest medical technology, services, and solutions companies – alleviating pain, restoring health, and extending life for millions of people around the world.

Medtronic of Canada Ltd. employs more than 1,100 people in Canada. It has a small regional office in Vancouver and a large regional office in Montreal, which serves as an extension of the head office, as well as a manufacturing facility in Pointe-Claire.

Serving physicians, hospitals, and patients across the country, together with its partners, Medtronic improved the lives of over 70 million people worldwide in fiscal year 2018. This was accomplished by putting the patient at the centre of innovative design and thinking, anticipating needs and validating approaches in the relentless pursuit of better healthcare for all.

By addressing the changing needs of the 21st century, Medtronic develops healthcare solutions that are connected and coordinated. Medtronic is focused on transforming healthcare. Collaborating with stakeholders worldwide to rethink the status quo, Medtronic is dedicated to take healthcare further, together.

Dynacare

Dynacare has demonstrated excellence and innovation in the healthcare space for more than 50 years, with an impact that stretches across the country. The Dynacare vision is to be Canada’s health and wellness solutions leader and our mission is to support healthy lives with commitment and care.

These two beliefs drive our more than 2,500 employees across Canada each and every day, and every year, 11 million Canadians have a touch-point with our services. We’re committed to delivering the highest level of clinical and scientific quality to everyone we serve – patients, physicians, healthcare facilities, insurance companies and corporations. This commitment influences every aspect of our company - from our training and development to our technologies, clinical procedures and service.

This is demonstrated through the five brands that make up the Dynacare family:

  • Dynacare Laboratories is our core brand that provides services like collection and transportation of specimens, accurate testing and prompt reporting of results to patients, healthcare professionals, hospitals, corporate clients and government agencies across Canada.
  • Dynacare Plus is our consumer-focused brand that empowers individuals to take control of their personal health management via a secure online patient portal and smartphone app that delivers customized health information, test results, patient-friendly explanations of these results and personal health trends.
  • Dynacare Insurance Solutions is focused on the evolving needs of the insurance industry. We provide risk assessment services to life insurance companies and insurance advisors that include everything from lab testing and paramedical exams to tele-interviews and wellness services.
  • Dynacare Workplace helps employers improve the health and safety of their workforce. We are a leading provider of workplace programs that promote wellness and disease prevention as well as occupational health testing to ensure that each employee is medically and physically fit for the job.

Dynacare Genetics and Speciality Services is dedicated to shaping the future of diagnostics through highly advanced services such as specialized genetic testing and pharmacogenomics.


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661 University Ave.

Bus Pick-Up and Drop-Off (South-East Corner of University Ave. & College St.)

Toronto, ON M5G 1L7

Canada

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