Webinar XXV – Calgary: a great North American base for digital health SMEs

Webinar XXV – Calgary: a great North American base for digital health SMEs

Thinking of going global? Look no further than Calgary’s vibrant digital health ecosystem to fuel your growth

Calgary, Alberta is rapidly becoming a hub for life sciences in Canada and is leading the way in the development and implementation of digital health technologies and next generation medical devices. The life sciences and health industry in Calgary is forecast to spend $1.3 billion on adoption of digital solutions between 2021 and 2024. The industry operates within Canada’s largest and only, province-wide integrated health system serving a population of 4.3 million patients.

Join Calgary Economic Development and local organizations Brightsquid and Ward of the 21st Century to learn more about the opportunities for UK companies in Canada.


15:00 Introductions

15:05 Niall Kerrigan, Business Development Manager, Calgary Economic Development: Overview of Calgary life sciences ecosystem, business environment, value proposition, and investor support services.

15:20 Shane Virani, Health Innovation Collaboratorium Coordinator, Ward of the 21st Century (W21C), Digital Health Collaboratorium – Resources available to innovators and companies in the local digital health ecosystem

15.35 Rohit Joshi, CEO, Brightsquid Secure Communications, Health Technology Commercialization Hub – Integration into existing clinical infrastructure and market in Canada.

15:50 Q&A

You can book the webinar here.