The Hospital for Sick Children
The Hospital for Sick Children (“SickKids”), affiliated with the University of Toronto, is Canada’s most research-intensive hospital and the largest center dedicated to improving children’s health in the country. As innovators in child health, SickKids improves the health of children by integrating care, research and teaching. With a staff that includes professionals from all disciplines of health care and research, SickKids provides the best in complex and specialized care by creating scientific and clinical advancements, sharing knowledge and expertise, and championing the development of an accessible, comprehensive, and sustainable child health system.
Pear Therapeutics is developing drug/software combination products to address a broad range of severe conditions. The company’s eFormulationTM platform combines pharmaceutical preparations with user-friendly, customizable, and scientifically validated software applications. Pear’s patented approach provides better outcomes for patients, smarter engagement and tracking tools for clinicians, and cost-effective solutions for payors. While Pear’s proprietary approach has broad clinical application, the company is initially focused on disorders of the brain, many of which impose large societal costs and yet still have limited treatment options.
Ontario Brain Institute
The Ontario Brain Institute is a provincially‐funded, not‐for‐profit research center seeking to maximize the impact of neuroscience and establish Ontario as a world leader in brain research, commercialization and care. Convergent partnerships are created between researchers, clinicians, industry, patients, and their advocates to foster discovery and deliver innovative products and services that improve the lives of those living with brain disorders. The Ontario Brain Institute seeks to develop successful Ontario companies and good jobs, data and knowledge that can be shared with the world, new treatments, and improved patient care.