Join our own Marc Saab in the ‘Explore Medtech: Combating COVID-19’ Panel Discussion hosted by MedTech Talent Accelerator

Ryerson University’s MedTech Talent Accelerator, in association with McGill University’s Biological & Biomedical Engineering (BBME) Student Society, will be hosting a virtual 2-day Biomedical Engineering symposium on May 5-6, 2021. As part of the program, a virtual panel discussion entitled ‘Explore Medtech: Combating COVID-19’ will be held May 6th, 2021 at 2:30 PM EDT – […]

COVID-19 Digital Health Task Force Meeting Review:​ Can Rapid Testing help control the spread of COVID-19​?

The Montreal based, COVID-19 Digital Health Task Force held its most recent quarterly meeting on February 26th, 2021.​ The Mission of the Task Force is to help raise the level of COVID-19 related digital health projects in the ecosystem and to guide them with their resources, experience and community to ensure they can adequately meet a real […]

COVID-19 Emergency Digital Health Task Force Meeting addresses the need for COVID-19 Rapid Testing in Canada

The last meeting of the Montreal-based COVID-19 Emergency Digital Health Task Force took place on February 26th, 2021. The topic of discussion was the potential utility of COVID-19 rapid testing and tracing in Canada, an important topic considering the impact COVID-19 has had on our citizens and our economic and social lives. And the knowledge […]

RRP Canada has relaunched its website that connects Canadian manufacturers and suppliers of protective personal equipment (PPE)

RRP Canada Rapid Response Platform has relaunched its website that connects Canadian manufacturers and suppliers of  PPE (Protective Personal Equipment) with the companies, institutions and other organizations that require it. The Rapid Response Platform site has evolved into one of Canada’s most trusted sources of PPE. The project was funded by Industry Science & Economic […]

Haply Robotics wins the CODE LiFE Ventilator Challenge

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, and already with the insight that our health care system would be pushed to the limit with regards to the availability of COVD-19 related medical devices, PPE and specifically ventilators The Montreal General Hospital Foundation and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center (IR-MUHC), in […]

BML Technology assists RRP Canada with the regulatory requirements framework for its COVID-19 and PPE marketplace

The COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Supply Crisis in Canada The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented need for Canadian solutions to medical devices, materials and equipment. Specifically in the area of PPE the needs are substantial and traditional supply chains have been overwhelmed by local and international demand where in many cases countries hoarded […]

Webinar Announcement: “Decoding Health Canada’s Accelerated Access Programs”

The BML COVID-19 Task Force is offering a free, practical workshop on “Decoding Health Canada’s accelerated access programs” with real world case studies. Join us on Friday August 7 at 1 pm EST. Spaces are limited. Register here now. Participants will: Understand specifics of Establishment License (MDEL) and Clinical Evaluation (ITA) applications Learn Interim Order […]

BML COVID-19 Task Force Supporting The NGen Made Smarter – Strategic Supply Challenge

The BML COVID-19 Task Force is proud to be supporting the NGen Canada Made Smarter – Strategic Supply Challenge. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NGen has launched a strategic supply challenge aimed at developing sustainable and globally competitive manufacturing capabilities in Canada for products critical to protecting the health of Canadians. The call for projects […]

Canadian Digital Health Leader BML Technology Launches COVID-19 Task Force

MONTREAL, June 23, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ – The COVID-19 crisis has overwhelmed all sectors of our society and has exposed a gross unpreparedness to deal with viral pandemics. It has created an unprecedented need for Canadian solutions to medical devices, materials and equipment, from simple PPE to symptom tracking wearables, to more complex devices like […]

BML COVID-19 Emergency Digital Health Task Force

BML and a strong group of partners and collaborators have launched a COVID-19 Task Force to address the exponential growth of digital health projects in Canada. In response to numerous calls for projects since the beginning of the crisis, many projects have received significant funding from municipal, provincial and the federal government to address COVID-19-related […]

COVID-19 Resources

We have assembled a list of useful links related to COVID-19 and digital health development. You’ll find references to the latest Health Canada regulations, like the Interim Order (IO), the accelerated pathway for Medical Device Establishment License (MDEL), sale and import guidance for PPEs (like masks and face shields), medical device ventilator specifications, as well […]