Dr. John Pacey, a vascular surgeon from Vancouver, was one of five Joule Innovation grant recipients in 2017. He received $25,000 to further develop the Pacey Cuff, a urethral control device for post-prostatectomy. The Pacey Cuff provides confident self-control without any discomfort for those who have urinary sphincter incompetence. It allows for the resumption of normal life activities with minimal use of expensive pads and no use of adult diapers.
Dr. Eitan Prisman was one of five Joule Innovation grant recipients in 2017. He received a grant to develop...
Dr. Mohamed Alarakhia is teaching “Bernie” the bot to manage and follow up on lab test results
Medical student Brandon Spink and Dr. Abhi Cherukupalli are creating devices that could revolutionize how concussions are prevented and wrist fractures are treated in future
How SeroTracker is synthesizing serology studies from 71 countries to help public health officials respond to the pandemic
Dr. Jennifer Hensel sees pandemic as an opportunity to test new model of care for mental health services
With the supply of ventilators dwindling during the pandemic, Joule COVID-19 Innovation grant recipient sparks a global challenge to increase the stockpile.
This Joule Innovation grant recipient continues to transform the treatment of chronic wounds, with new technology adopted by more than 3,900 health care institutions across the continuum of care.
With her model already established in 117 communities, this Joule Innovation grant winner is expanding MINT memory clinics beyond Ontario.
Working with Vancouver start-up Ionomr Innovations Inc., Dr. Heidi Britton is re-imagining how a product derived from the same material as space suits could help combat the spread of COVID-19.
Dr. Susan Ripley and Takaya Technology Inc. have re-engineered the N95 mask for improved effectiveness and comfort.
With new COVID-19 cleaning protocols adding to surgical wait times, Dr. Joseph Ma and Bionic-i™ create a sanitization device to increase efficiency in operating rooms and beyond
Grassroots program scales to continue providing companionship to seniors, one call at a time
How a community PPE drive led to a co-op purchase program.
Dr. David Benrimoh and his start-up, Aifred Health, are applying AI technology to break the “guess and check” cycle of depression treatment. Post-Joule Innovation grant, here’s what is helping them to
BlueDot, Dr. Kamran Khan’s AI health company, sent the first warnings of COVID-19.
Edgcumbe’s true aspiration for the Pico Lantern is for it to evolve from novel, innovative idea to tried and true product that's making a difference for patients.
Dr. Nada Gawad shares her inspiration for the app, the value of teamwork in turning her vision into reality and tackling some obstacles in innovation.
Lewis shares the story behind Flutter Wear from her original idea to flying to Hatching Health to find a team and how she hopes to continue developing the tool to support expectant mothers.
Dr. Latif Murji discusses his perspective on the social determinants of health (SDOH) and how it was transformed by a simulation event he did in medical school.
On this episode of Boldly, Charles Choi speaks to his Joule Innovation Council mentor, Dr. Tatiana Rac. Their conversation covers Choi’s journey as co-created VitalEyes.
Translational medicine helped this resident fast track the creation of a brain cooling device. His goal? To reduce the chance of brain damage post-cardiac arrest from 38% to 3%.