Strategic Areas of Focus

Innovation

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Our Innovation Vision

Our vision is to establish three health and wellness consumer partnerships with international and global frontier research institutions and a key Alberta-based energy company; to establish research and product implementation partnerships that focus on preventative, personalized and precision medicine; to establish a faculty-wide product incubator with appropriate market and opportunity evaluation capabilities; and to establish a partnership with "deep pocket" disruptor


5-Year Vision

  ☐  Three health & wellness consumer-oriented partnerships with international frontier research institutions, key corporate partners.

  ☐  Work with health delivery partners to establish research & services in preventative and precision medicine.

  ☐  Product incubator to develop market-oriented products and services.

  ☐  Partnership with prominent disruptor in the health and wellness market.

  ☐  Operationalize JLABS Pod at the U of A.

  ☐  Big data innovation in integration: Inventory/Work with AHS/Analytics & data partners.

  ☐  Create FoMD Innovation website & Innovation roadmaps for investigators.

Goals to deliver in 2019

  ☐  Develop FoMD PH themes and teams -> Strike small group to lead & launch.

  ☐  CFI application for Translational Research Lab.

  ☐  Develop NERC–CREATE grant Letter of Intent: Artificial Intelligence & Precision Health.