September 28, 2022 – September 28, 2022 – FACIT congratulates Ontario-based start-ups Hyivy Health and HDAX Therapeutics as the latest recipients of capital through its Prospects Oncology Fund. Selected among a top-tier pool of applicants, these Ontario-based innovations illustrate excellent potential to benefit patients with cancer.
June 16, 2022 – The paper “How to boost Ontario’s life sciences IP to help patients and the economy” discusses the importance of seed-stage investing and commercialization-venture partnerships to reap the benefits of taxpayers’ investment in post-secondary education and health research.
April 28, 2022 – April 27, 2022 – FACIT announced two recent strategic investments from its Prospects Oncology Fund in innovations arising from renowned cancer experts at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR): Dr. Rima Al-awar, Head of Therapeutic Innovation and Drug Discovery, and Dr. Lincoln Stein, Head of Adaptive Oncology.
February 4, 2022 – February 4, 2022 – FACIT is pleased to announce the 2022 winner of its Falcons’ Fortunes pitch competition: Point Surgical Inc.. Point Surgical was founded as a joint venture between Toronto’s University Health Network, Unity Health Toronto and Light Matter Interaction Inc.
January 27, 2022 – January 27, 2022 – FACIT congratulates portfolio company Cellular Analytics on a recent publication by its CSO, Dr. Shana Kelley and collaborators, on the Company’s tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte (TIL) therapeutics platform.
January 11, 2022 – Now in its 9th year, the FACIT Falcons’ Fortunes event is back for 2022! Be part of the audience and watch the six finalists pitch their Ontario oncology innovations.
January 11, 2022 – January 7, 2022 – Having recently announced several collaborations following the closing of a financing round with Nina Capital, Replica has significant momentum behind it.