VoxNeuro’s tech rolled out to two clinics

VoxNeuro

VoxNeuro The Forge alumnus was featured in The Hamilton Spectator article. Read the ORIGINAL ARTICLE, Saira Peesker, The Hamilton Spectator, August 16, 2021. After being approved as a medical device by Health Canada in July, the brain-health software made by Hamilton’s VoxNeuro (voxneuro.com) is being rolled out to two local clinics. Read more on TheSpec.  

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VoxNeuro secures Class II Medical Device designation

VoxNeuro

On July 28, 2021, VoxNeuro, The Forge alumnus, received Health Canada Class II Medical Device designation for its proprietary Cognitive Health Assessment Management Platform™ (CHAMP). VoxNeuro will begin rolling out the software as a medical device across its Canadian Test Centers. This news comes soon after VoxNeuro’s FDA registration for the distribution of CHAMP as a Class II Exempt Medical Device in the US market this past May. VoxNeuro’s…

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ToeFX selected for the OBIO-CAAP 2021 cohort

ToeFX product - feet on beach

On June 3, 2021, ToeFX Inc., a Hamilton-based healthtech startup and The Forge alumnus, announced that it has been selected for the 2021 Capital Access Advisory Program from The Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO®). OBIO CAAP operates downstream from existing entrepreneurship programs and focuses on accelerating technology commercialization, post-seed financing, and strategic partnerships. The program is in its ninth year and has selected eight startups to join OBIO CAAP cohort. The startups…

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ToeFX Receives Innovation Support from Government of Canada

ToeFX founders

On June 1, 2021, ToeFX Inc.,  a Hamilton-based healthtech startup and The Forge alumnus, announced that it has been approved to receive funding to increase its innovation capacity and support taking its ideas to market from The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP). The program provides advice, connections, and funding to help Canadian small and medium-sized businesses grow, increase their innovation capacity, and take…

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Rachel Bartholomew recognized by Women of Influence

Congrats Rachel Bartholomew

On April 4, Rachel Bartholomew, the founder and CEO of Hamilton-based Hyivy Health has announced that she has been nominated for the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards by Women of Influence. The Forge client creates an intelligent and holistic pelvic rehabilitation device for one in three women worldwide who will experience a pelvic health complication in their lifetime. The award shines a spotlight on Canada’s most accomplished and impactful…

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ToeFx won Synapse Life Science Competition

ToeFX wins Synapse Life Science Pitch Competition

On March 24, two Forge alumni, ToeFX and Pharmasonica, took part in the Innovation Factory eighth annual Synapse Life Science Competition Showcase, Ontario’s premier life science pitch competition. ToeFX Inc. manufactures the ClearToe Therapy Light, the only photodisinfection technology approved by Health Canada for the treatment of onychomycosis (toenail fungus).Pharmasonica is an early-stage biomedical start-up developing an ultrasound-triggered drug delivery platform to increase the efficacy and decrease the side…

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Hyivy Health selected runner up in Pitch for the Purse Finale

HyIvy Health selected runner up in Pitch for the Purse Finale

On February 25, 2021, Rachel Bartholomew, CEO and founder of Hyivy Health, pitched her intelligent and holistic pelvic therapy device for women with a pelvic health diagnosis during the Odlum Brown Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE) Gala: Pitch for the Purse Finale.  Hyivy Health received the second-highest number of audience votes and was selected as one of two runner-ups, receiving a $5,000 reward. The Pitch for the Purse Finale…

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VoxNeuro featured on CBC’s Marketplace 

VoxNeuro Featured on CBC Marketplace

On January 26, 2021, VoxNeuro’s breakthrough neurotechnology was covered on CBC’s Marketplace. The feature highlighted Susie Goulding, founder of COVID Long-Haulers Support Group Canada, who created the group when it became clear her lasting symptoms from COVID-19 were going to have a big impact on her life. After facing multiple dead ends for answers and options for treatment within the public healthcare system, Goulding took her health into her…

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Bay Area Health Trust Invests in VoxNeuro

Bay Area Health Trust announced their investment in VoxNeuro’s latest funding round to support The Forge alumnus’ national expansion. VoxNeuro has developed cutting-edge cognitive assessment neurotechnology, which uses objective, quantifiable neurophysiological data to inform healthcare providers and patients with the specifics of various cognitive brain functions. Bay Area Health Trust is a Hamilton-based company that operates businesses in the life sciences and seeks strategic opportunities in new technologies in…

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ClearToe Therapy Light by ToeFx is Approved by Health Canada

ToeFX ClearToe Therapy light and serum is approved

ToeFX Inc., The Forge alumnus, has received approval from Health Canada for its non-invasive ClearToe Therapy Light, making it the only photodynamic therapy approved by Health Canada for the treatment of onychomycosis, a nail fungal infection. The ClearToe Therapy light is based on photodynamic therapy (PDT) technology and works together with a ClearToe Serum, without the use of lasers. “We are seeing huge patient demand for a safe, painless…

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