Providing a platform for action.
Health Innovation Initiative would like to begin by acknowledging that the land on which we gather is the traditional and unceded territory of the Kanien’keha:ka (Mohawk), a place which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst nations.
With this, we respect the longstanding relationships that Indigenous Nations have to this land, as they are the original caretakers. We acknowledge historical and ongoing injustices that Indigenous Peoples (e.g. First Nations, Métis and Inuit) endure in Canada, and we accept responsibility as an organisation to contribute toward revealing and correcting miseducation as well as renewing respectful relationships with Indigenous communities through our teaching, research and community service.
WHO WE ARE
The Health Innovation Initiative (HI2) is a non-profit organisation founded in Montréal in 2017. Our mission is to strengthen health innovation in Canada. We do this by bridging gaps between academia, industry, clinical practice, government, and community. We create training, networking, and collaboration opportunities for post-secondary students and early career professionals in any field related to health innovation.
Through our experimental process, we host events that emphasize the value of collaboration across traditional boundaries while providing the platform to do so. Interdisciplinary problem solving and effective knowledge translation methods are core elements of these experiments.
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- Thu, Sept 23Virtual EventJoin us and our panel of world-leading experts from each of the domains of One Health to highlight the importance of trans disciplinary approaches to address present and future challenges that threaten human, animal, and environmental health.
- Wed, Mar 24ZoomJoin our diverse invited speakers as they discuss the transition from academia to their current professions with an emphasis on digital health.
- Thu, Jul 16Zoom2020 is pushing boundaries and challenging norms. Let's collaborate and understand each other better. 2020 repousse les limites et défie les normes. Collaborons afin de mieux nous comprendre.
- Wed, Feb 26Thomson House, 3650 Mc Tavish St, Montreal, QC H3A 1X9, CanadaWe have invited speakers who are entrepreneurs and industry professionals with post-secondary level research experience. They will share how they transitioned beyond academia and into their current professions, as well as how they continue to work with researchers and universities.