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    • September 08, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Virtual

    This event will showcase some amazing innovations from 7 Canadian life science companies.

    Our CELS Valley Ready program is designed to prepare Canadian life science companies for U.S. market entry or capital. The 4-month program includes workshops, 1:1 mentorship, network connections, and a Demo Day showcase.

    Join us on September 8th, 2022 to learn more about these amazing startups along with insights from Silicon Valley leaders.

    Companies Presenting

    Allarta Life Science Our platform provides immune-privileged delivery of cells, stem cells and biologics, protected within immune- evasive hydrogels. Our proprietary technology is designed to enable therapeutic payloads to fly under the radar of the human immune system. Our first indication is a therapeutic for T1D.

    bioconscious We predict and prevent adverse medical events for patients with chronic conditions using a novel prediction & prevention technology.

    Factually Health Builds AI-driven tools for health companies and organizations so they can share these tools with their patients and help them spot misinformation, make sense of the information they do find, and attain better health outcomes. In the process, businesses increase their patient engagement and gain critical insights from anonymized patient data.

    Inteligex Technologies designed to facilitate meaningful functional recovery for patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) by allowing a greater independence from assisted living and promoting improved quality of life.

    Neurovine A digital therapeutic solution that speeds recovery and improves mental health of patients suffering from concussion, stroke or long Covid-19 symptoms. Our patented software system combines wearable technology and AI to deliver personalized therapeutic intervention to our patient population. We also provide a data driven clinical decision support system to the clinicians treating these patients.

    Quadrocore A hardware company developing sensitive and transportable triple quadrupole mass spectrometers (TQMS) which are the gold standard of analytical instruments. Our TQMS technology is designed to facilitate informed businesses in real-time and revolutionize the TQMS workflow. Our product portfolio spans a diverse range of markets but our go-to-market is providing the tools for Environmental Testing.

    Soricimed Privately-held clinical stage company focused primarily on the development of targeted, first-in-class cancer treatments. Soricimed was established following the discovery of a unique and proprietary family of paralytic and anti-cancer peptides. The Company is committed to translating this discovery into novel therapies that deliver powerful treatment options for those living with often devastating conditions.

    The Mission

    CELS is a not for profit association supporting the advancement of innovative Canadian Life Science businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley through the power of Community and Connections.

Past events

April 18, 2022 CELS Valley Ready Program - Spring 2022 Cohort
February 15, 2022 Acute Care Telemedicine, The Path Forward
February 09, 2022 Demo Day - Valley Ready Program 2022
January 18, 2022 The Boreas Experience – Lessons From A Canadian Start-Up In The Bay Area
July 09, 2021 Demo Day - Valley Ready Program
March 26, 2021 CELS Valley Ready Program - Applications Due
February 05, 2021 Seizing the Opportunity: A Vaccine Story
December 04, 2020 CELS Valley Ready (VR) Demo Day
November 13, 2020 SVB - HealthTech: Thrust into the Limelight by a Pandemic
October 30, 2020 Applied AI Innovations for Hospitals
October 23, 2020 Pitching to Silicon Valley Investors - How Early Startups Position Themselves for Success
September 11, 2020 Cleveland Clinic: Innovation in the Post-Covid World
September 10, 2020 JLabs Event: A Glimpse into the Mind of the Investor
September 02, 2020 JLabs Event: Got a Plan?... Your Guide to Filing a Large or Small Molecule IND
August 28, 2020 Case Study: Product Design – Canadian Start-Up Preparing for the FDA
August 26, 2020 JLabs Event: Grow Your Biotech - Marketing Fundamentals, Online Presence & Content
August 14, 2020 Deloitte: Life Science & MedTech Investing in The Future of Health
July 24, 2020 Advamed: Small MedTech Companies in the Time of Coronavirus
July 10, 2020 CELS Town Hall Meeting - Major Program Announcement
July 10, 2020 An Angel's View: The State of Early Stage Funding in 2020
June 19, 2020 IP and Startup Valuations in Times of Crisis
June 05, 2020 The Future of Telehealth
May 22, 2020 Survival Tips for Life Science Start-Ups during Covid-19
May 13, 2020 A Conversation with Canadian health innovators playing a role in the fight against COVID-19
May 06, 2020 Healthcare Investments in the Age of COVID-19
May 01, 2020 CELS Valley Ready: Market Access (USA)- Covid-19 Opportunities & Challenges
March 03, 2020 Digital Moose Lounge: Maple Leafs vs. Sharks
January 29, 2020 DML: Canucks vs. Sharks
January 13, 2020 CELS Valley-Ready Program Briefing
January 13, 2020 Canada Meeting Center @ JPM 2020 Healthcare Conference Week
January 13, 2020 BIOTECanada Networking Breakfast
November 19, 2019 CELS Forum: Practical Guide for Investing in Canadian Life Science Companies
May 16, 2019 Wearables in Health: It is all in the data
May 15, 2019 Digital Moose Lounge - Chesterfield Chat
February 12, 2019 CELS Meet-Up - Dose of the Valley
January 07, 2019 Canada Meeting Center @ JPM 2019 Healthcare Conference Week
November 16, 2018 JPM 101: Preparing for the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference
November 13, 2018 CELS Forum: How to get Funded in Health Tech
November 06, 2018 CELS Meet-Up: November Edition
October 30, 2018 The Great Debate: Understanding when equity & debt will maximize your company’s potential
October 23, 2018 How to Make The Right Connections in Silicon Valley
September 04, 2018 FEMTECH HAPPY HOUR
June 29, 2018 Canada Day Celebration (San Jose)
June 05, 2018 CELS Meet-Up: June Edition
May 01, 2018 CELS Meet-Up: May Edition
April 03, 2018 CELS Meet-Up: April Edition
March 06, 2018 CELS Meet-Up: NEW EVENT!
February 13, 2018 CELS Forum: Academic Research to Patient Solutions
January 08, 2018 CELS Meeting Center - JP Morgan 2018
December 06, 2017 CELS Forum: Integrated Care
October 10, 2017 CELS COHORT Mentor Program - Launch Event


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