Advances in diagnostic imaging are helping doctors and radiologists identify malignant tumours, cardiac issues and neurological diseases earlier and more accurately than ever before. In many cases, this can mean the difference between a close call and something much worse.
The most recent report from MaRS Market Insight examines the challenges and opportunities facing Ontario’s diagnostic imaging community. The report also highlights some of the companies and technologies that are emerging as new leaders in this evolving market. From regulatory hurdles, to reference installation, to relationship-building with the “big-four” medical imaging OEMs, this study takes a probing look at the market environment and strategies for commercializing innovations in diagnostic imaging in Ontario.
Some key findings include:
With an outstanding constellation of universities, hospitals and research institutes, the pace of innovation in diagnostic imaging in Ontario shows no signs of slowing. Ontario researchers are advancing the frontiers of diagnostic medicine by bringing powerful new imaging modalities, software and network technologies to the world market. Through fruitful partnerships with the world’s largest imaging equipment OEMs, Ontario is becoming a world-class centre for innovation in diagnostic imaging.
The Diagnostic Imaging report was written with contributions from senior executives at some of the world’s leading medical imaging equipment OEMs; leading biophysicists, researchers and clinicians at some of Canada’s most prominent hospitals and research institutes and an array of domain experts across Ontario. Download the full PDF report.