Speaker Dr. Linda Maxwell

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The Biomedical Zone

Surgeon, Founding and Executive Director
Dr. Linda Maxwell

Dr. Linda Maxwell is the founding and executive director of the Biomedical Zone, a first-in-class, hospital-embedded business incubator. The Ryerson-affiliated group helps emerging health technology companies by matching them with industry leaders and its strategic partnership with St. Michael’s Hospital. Through her work Maxwell helps strengthen, grow and build Toronto’s leading health-focused technology businesses.

Under the Harvard alum’s leadership, the Biomedical Zone has supported over 160 innovators, facilitated fundraising for startup companies in excess of $15 million dollars in private investment, supported companies through two commercial exits and engaged in twenty-five hospital innovation projects.


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