Industry Day: Light-Based Technologies for Healthcare


As part of the worldwide celebration of the International Year of Light (IYL) and Light-Based Technologies 2015, the Impact Centre at U of T is hosting a series of events to connect and inspire researchers and industry.

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Join Impact Centre on July 21st for the second IYL Industry Day looking at the various applications of light in the healthcare sector.

The use of light in health care is spanning the entire electromagnetic spectrum. The Industry Day aims to highlight the importance of light in the healthcare sector, in particular with respect to diagnostic, surgical and other biomedical devices. Leveraging advances in light-based and light-detection technologies have created a large industry with many applications that save thousands of lives every year. 

Are you

  • Designing or manufacturing light -based tools for healthcare applications?
  • using light-based (diagnostic) tools?
  • interested in partnering with industry or academia?
  • looking to learn about the applications of light-based devices in healthcare?

If you answered one of the above with YES, then this event is for you!

Come and join us on July 21st to:

  • find out about the applications and need for light-based technologies in the healthcare sector
  • network with a wide variety of participants, spanning industry, researchers, and government
  • experience the products of some of Toronto’s newest start-ups in the healthcare scene
  • connect with partners for your next project.

The event agenda can be found on the website.

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