Congratulations to Dr. Steve Withers for receiving the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) 2020 Innovation To Commercialization (I2C) Award. The Innovation to Commercialization (I2C) Program supports researchers to advance their discoveries towards practical application, resulting in products or technologies that improve health outcomes and enrich BC’s health innovation ecosystem. The nine 2020 I2C awardees are developing made-in-BC cutting-edge technologies that have the potential to improve patient care around the world, including a breast positioning device to reduce radiation therapy side effects, 3D printed medical tubing to replace single-use plastic, an automated body composition analysis for use in precision medicine, and oral cancer screening using DNA measurement.
To read more about the award, visit this link here. To see the full list of award winners, visit this link here.