April 26, 2018 Machine learning is now able to analyze court decisions and predict how judges may respond in certain situations, based on an analysis of existing caselaw.
Artificial intelligence technology is currently available to analyze tax and employment caselaw, but it’s easy to see how this could be relevant to the insurance space ... Read more
April 23, 2018 The legal landscape is changing. The onslaught of structured and unstructured data that needs to be researched, analyzed and applied to the myriad legal processes has been ripe for innovation. With the advent of AI, machine learning and cloud-based services, among other technologies, a historically risk-averse industry is now taking ... Read more
April 22, 2018 Coffee roasting is an art, but University of Toronto researchers and a Toronto coffee company want to make it a science.
U of T’s Impact Centre, an innovation hub that works with entrepreneurs and established companies, is teaming up with coffee company Cut Coffee to figure out how to manipulate the ... Read more
April 20, 2018 A University of Toronto startup seeking to improve communication between patients and hospitals has received $250,000 in funding from a southern Ontario local health integration network.
The Waterloo-Wellington LHIN said Friday the funding would be used by Dash MD to develop a local version of its smartphone app, which enables health-care providers ... Read more
April 17, 2018 It seems that Canadian tech companies are putting in the effort when it comes to social media, but the returns might not be up to par.
A new report from The Impact Centre at the University of Toronto shows that Canadian tech companies are creating and posting content on social media ... Read more
April 16, 2018 The count is now in for this year’s Health Innovation Week at MaRS Discovery District. This year’s agenda grew from 24 to 37 events, ranging from investment in AI and health summits to early stage networking opportunities and medical research. The number of attendees was also impressive, jumping from 2,000 ... Read more
April 13, 2018 One of Canada’s leading genome startups is working with a notable U.S. partner to expand their knowledge in the space.
Toronto’s Deep Genomics is collaborating with Cambridge’s Wave Life Sciences to help identify therapies for the treatment of genetic neuromuscular disorders. Deep Genomics will use their industry-leading machine-learning-driven biomedical platform to ... Read more
April 13, 2018 Often times, people speak in hyperbole when it comes to explaining just how quickly Canada’s tech and startup scene is growing. Sure, there’s reports, studies, and even blurbs from top tech personalities featuring words like explosive and unparalleled, but these explainers pale in comparison to hard numbers.
So how about this: Canada’s 2018 ... Read more
April 13, 2018 Having twice battled breast cancer, Nathalie Le Prohon has first-hand knowledge of the “dire need for change and transformation” of the aging and often inefficient Canadian health-care system.
“We’re moving and innovation is happening, but it’s not scaling up fast enough,” Le Prohon, the health-care industry lead for IBM Canada, told ... Read more
April 11, 2018 A University of Toronto startup that uses artificial intelligence to develop treatments for genetic diseases has forged a partnership with a U.S. biotechnology firm.
Deep Genomics, spun out of research done by Professor Brendan Frey in the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, said this week it will be working with Cambridge, Mass.-based, ... Read more