Areas of Innovation

Consistent with the interests of researchers, clinicians and students across the university, the initiative focuses on a variety of health innovation categories.

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    Health Systems Innovations

    A wide range of offerings that augment the delivery of healthcare (e.g. faster, better quality, lower cost, ease of use)

    eg. policies, programs, services, institutional structures, LHIN, FHIR

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    Digital Applications

    Health products or services in the form of software.

    eg. electronic medical record software, phone app for psychotherapy

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    Diagnostics

    A device or technique used in medical assessment or diagnosis. Diagnostic devices often include a biosensor: a technology capable of detecting or measuring a biological molecule or substance of interest.

    eg. small molecule drug, vaccine, treatment regimen

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    Therapeutics

    Agents used to prevent or alleviate a disease or condition.

    eg. small molecule drug, vaccine, treatment regimine

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    Research Tools

    Encompasses reagents, animal models, methods, or other tools used to conduct research.

    eg. CRISPR, antibodies, PCR, drug screening platform

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    Data Sciences

    Solutions for collecting, storing, or interpreting information for a specific purpose.

    eg. genetic information database, clinical data registry, AI/ML applications

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    Medical Devices

    Instruments used in treatment, mitigation, diagnosis, or prevention of a disease or condition

    eg. implants, surgical tools, health monitors

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