Cancer Breakthroughs. Realized. We help transform groundbreaking cancer-related research and innovation in Ontario into viable commercial opportunities that benefit patients, researchers, investors and Ontario's economy.
Strategic appointments of seasoned entrepreneurs add expertise and strengthen governance
Both leaders are passionate supporters of the Ontario life science sector, have broad industry experience and decades of work with entrepreneurial ventures.
Prospects Oncology Fund seeds developing pipeline of Ontario-based biotech innovations
With an expanding portfolio of breakthrough innovations, FACIT is committed to supporting Ontario entrepreneurs through the latest round of its Prospects Oncology Fund.
World-leading genomics cloud computing group builds clinical tool for cancer care in Ontario
Derived from a leading oncology bio-computing group and leveraging insights from the world’s largest cancer genomics projects, Ziliomics develops web-based, modular software platforms that help physicians make actionable treatment decisions for patients living with cancer.
Entrepreneur adds US oncology management experience to Ontario commercialization.
Dr O’Neill brings two decades of cancer drug development and seed stage investment experience, as well as an extensive business network in pharma and biotech.
Dr. Laszlo Radvanyi's industry expertise & network aligns well with OICR and FACIT's shared vision.
FACIT looks forward to working with Dr. Radvanyi on translating Ontario’s breakthrough oncology innovations.
Restorative Breast Cancer Solution Start-Up Wins the 2018 FACIT Pitch Competition.
Biotechnology competition modeled after popular TV program Dragons' Den.
FACIT’s Prospects Oncology Fund invests $450k in promising Ontario breakthrough technologies.
Investment supports emerging entrepreneurial scientists and critical proof-of-principle studies.
Saying goodbye to FACIT's friend and visionary-in-chief.
Jeff was a fantastic leader in the OICR-FACIT family and the broader Ontario life sciences community.
Seeding world class oncology innovation: a look back at 2017
We hope 2017 was a prosperous year for you, our partners in health innovation. While FACIT had many successes this year.....
FACIT congratulates OICR on launching CTIP to drive Ontario's most promising cancer drugs towards the clinic.
The Clinical Therapeutics Innovation Pipeline (CTIP) will support the local translation of Ontario discoveries into therapies with the potential for improving the lives of patients with cancer. Ten projects were selected in this highly competitive funding round, and reflect the strength of the province’s collaborative network and drug discoveries.