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Entrepreneuriat & sciences de la santé|Entrepreneurship & Health Sciences

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STEM Complex (STEM 117)

150 Louis-Pasteur Private

Ottawa, ON K1N 9A7

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Présenter dans le cadre de la Semaine mondiale de l'entrepreneuriat | Offered as a part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week

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Don’t know how to turn a great idea into a business?

Then attend the Faculty of Health Sciences seminar by Prof. Thomas Hoshizaki. With over 30 years of entrepreneurship and consulting experience in Sport, the presentation will focus on his inspiring journey from the corporate world to academia, and how is uOttawa lab recently commercialized and sold a technology into industry.

After a successful Health Sciences Start-up Bootcamp in Winter 2019, entrepreneurship is alive and well in the Faculty of Health Sciences! The seminar is open to all students and faculty members and we look forward to seeing you there.

Join us during Global Entrepreneurship Week!

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About Dr. Thomas Hoshizaki:

In 2005 Dr. Hoshizaki developed the Neurotrauma Impact Research Laboratory at the University of Ottawa with the following vision: “Head injuries will become a rare and inconsequential part of athletic and leisure activities.” To date the laboratory has attracted over 1.8 million dollars in research support. The mission of the Neurotrauma Impact Research Laboratory is to undertake research that contributes in a meaningful way to decreasing all types of head injury in sport.

Dr. Hoshizaki participates in national and international helmet standard organizations to develop and improve safety requirements for sport helmet certifications (ASTM, CSA, HECC, CE, ISO). He was a technical advisor for Parachute; a national educational organization that is committed to educating Canadians to the risks resulting in head injuries. The Xenith X1 football helmet and CCM Resistance hockey helmet are examples of bringing research to practice.

Research undertook in 2005 was ultimately used to develop an innovative product designed to decrease head injuries in American football (Xenith.com) and ice hockey (CCM). He has published over 120 scientific papers and 180 scientific presentations and was named as one of the top fifty most influential people in sport in 2011 by Globe and Mail.

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