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Imagia in the news.

Press

Imagia in the news.

2019

MAY 2019 – the financial post 

Canada’s technologists are having a moment 

On May 23, Navdeep Bains, the innovation minister, attended C2 and then drove across town to give $49 million to a Montreal-based outfit called Imagia, which is fronting a group that intends to use artificial intelligence (AI) to process health data and keep many of us alive longer.

MAY 2019 – Betakit 

Canada-wide Digital Health Platform Receives $49 Million From Federal Government 

“The time to harness the power of AI is now so that we continue to augment Canada’s position on the global AI stage,” said Alexandre Le Bouthillier, founder of Imagia, which made Betakit’s 10 Montreal Startups to Watch list. “By combining the experience of its clinical collaborators, industry, AI institute partners and the Terry Fox Research Institute, Imagia will fulfill its mission to make accessible personalized health care a clinical reality.”

MAY 2019 – Digital Journal 

Canada funds A.I. startup to create Country-wide health network

Montreal startup Imagia aims to create a Canada-wide health data platform. In collaboration with the Terry Fox Research Institute and a $49 million grant from the Canadian government, they will make personalized health care a clinical reality.

MAY 2019 – Les affaires – In French Only

10 choses à savoir lundi

Le ministre Navdeep Bains était à Montréal jeudi dernier pour annoncer une aide financière à un consortium composé de l’Institut Terry Fox et de l’entreprise montréalaise Imagia afin d’«accélérer les percées en médecine» de l’intelligence artificielle et de la médecine spécialisée. 

 

MAY 2019 – HIT Consultant

Canadian Government Awards $49M Grant to Establish Canada-wide AI Health Data Platform

Led by Imagia and The Terry Fox Research Institute, the network with $108M in-cash and $165M in-kind contributions will connect almost 100 partners across Canada, including health care institutions; small, medium-sized and large companies; universities and research foundations; and all four major artificial intelligence (AI) research labs in Canada.

MARCH 2019 – Montreal International

Success Stories: Imagia 

Imagia develops treatment solutions for the pharmaceutical and medical equipment industries. The goal? To make personalized medical care accessible to all. The company uses artificial intelligence to facilitate access care for cancer patients.

2018

november 21, 2018 – Forbes Magazine

AI Innovators: Radiology Startup Puts The Power Of AI In The Hands Of Physicians

Imagia teams with pharma, diagnostic, and interventional medical device companies to co-develop healthcare AI products and drive the future of personalized healthcare around the world.

Evidens is Imagia’s collaborative AI ecosystem led by clinicians that will accelerate the discovery of new AI biomarkers. By federating anonymized biomarker data from multiple hospitals and providing a ready-to-use infrastructure for applying AI to that data, Imagia hopes to augment the work of physicians as they strive for improved disease prediction and novel treatments.

November 2018 – Deloitte Report

Google’s Economic Impact

After extensive software architecture and technology research, the team developed Imagia’s Evidens platform using TensorFlow, Google’s open source machine learning framework, and other key AI tools. “Google’s Cloud MLE allows us to effortlessly run large ensemble learning methods and multiple AI models in concert, making it easy for clinicians to drive the discovery of AI biomarkers while addressing potential limited machine learning expertise,” said Florent Chandelier, chief technology officer at Imagia.

October 2018 – La Presse – In French Only

L’intelligence artificielle contre le cancer

Portrait de Tanya Nair, chercheure en apprentissage machine chez Imagia.

« On a ici une équipe multidisciplinaire formée entre autres d’informaticiens, de mathématiciens et de programmeurs, dit-elle. On collabore aussi avec des cliniciens sur le terrain pour bien cerner les problématiques à aborder. »

 

February 2018 – La Presse – In French

Imagia: traiter le cancer grâce à l’intelligence artificielle

L’INNOVATION: utiliser l’intelligence artificielle, plus précisément l’apprentissage profond, pour diagnostiquer les cancers et surtout prédire quel traitement personnalisé sera le plus efficace.

 

February 2018 – La Presse – In French

Intelligence artificielle et santé: le rêve devient réalité dans les labos du Québec

Accélérer le diagnostic médical grâce à l’intelligence artificielle. Un rêve lointain ? Pas du tout. Des chercheurs québécois ont déjà réalisé des pas de géant dans le domaine en jumelant leurs efforts à ceux d’entreprises spécialisées.

 

2017

February 2017 – CB Insights

Imagia has been named among the top AI healthcare startup companies in the world

The number of startups entering the healthcare AI space has increased in recent years, with over 50 companies raising their first equity rounds since January 2015. Deals to healthcare-focused AI startups went up from less than 20 in 2012 to nearly 70 in 2016. Imagia is one of the top companies listed by CBInsights.

February 2017 – Radio-Canada – In French

Présentation d’Imagia dans un documentaire avec les trois fondateurs de l’apprentissage profond

À l’émission Découverte: L’intelligence artificielle. Comment les ordinateurs arrivent-ils, aujourd’hui, à voir et décrire ce qui les entoure? À lire, parler, comprendre et prédire l’évolution de nos maladies? Comment ces machines intelligentes pourront-elles cohabiter avec les humains?