Events

CURIOSITY ON STAGE: MEDICAL INNOVATIONS

Beyond Injections: 
100 Years of Insulin & the Future of Diabetes

Join the Ingenium Foundation and the Canada Science & Technology Museum to commemorate the 100th anniversary since the discovery of insulin.

A century ago, a diabetes diagnosis was a death sentence. With the discovery of Insulin in 1921by Canadian researchers – Sir Frederick G. Banting, Charles H. Best and JJR Macleod, millions of lives have been saved and improved. 

But what’s next? What is the future of diabetes? This thought provoking and engaging speakers series will tackle these questions and more.  Register today to guarantee your spot!

Thursday, November 25, 2021:  ‘Innovation and the future of Diabetes:
A perspective from an Entrepreneur and Diabetes Dad’

Guest Speaker: Ron Shlien – Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, Mad Science Group Inc.
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m EST/EDT?
Registration:  Free
Recommended ages: 15 & up
Language(s): English, with simultaneous translation into French, and a bilingual Q & A.

Diabetes has been around for thousands of years. With the discovery of insulin, millions of lives have been saved and improved. Let’s commemorate the 100th anniversary since the discovery of insulin through an insightful, thought-provoking, and interesting perspective on this Canadian gift to humanity and the innovations around the corner.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021:
‘Driving Innovation for Insulin-Users Living with Diabetes’

Guest Speakers: Dr. Claude Piché & Robert Oringer – Co-Founders, Locemia Solutions
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Registration: Free
Recommended ages: 15 & up
Language(s): English, with simultaneous translation into French, and a bilingual Q & A.

What is the future of diabetes? With the discovery of insulin, millions of patients suffering from the disease saved. But what’s next? Join the co-founders of the Montreal-based company that developed Nasal Glucagon for treating severe low blood sugar.  Oringer and Piché will share their passion for innovation and why they have made a personal commitment to support other start-up companies who are driving technologies forward which can help prevent severe low blood sugar – before it ever occurs.

REGISTER HERE

The 2021 ‘Curiosity On Stage: Medical Innovations’ Series is presented in partnership with: