12 September 2012

The Honourable Gary Goodyear announces funding for Connected Health and Wellness Project

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) today announced funding for the Connected Health Wellness Project. George Brown College is a proud partner in this project, which is led by York University and NexJ Systems. The full list of partners is as follows: NexJ Systems Inc., York University, the UHN's Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, OSCARService Inc., McMaster University Innovation, PryLynx Corporation, Centennial College, Rogers Health Care, George Brown College, North York General, Research In Motion, Seneca College, Trivaris, Southlake Regional Health  Centre, Tyze Personal Networks, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (an affiliate of Harvard Medical School).

The Connected Health Wellness Project brings together industry and academic partners to create systems for managing personal health. The Food Innovation Research Studio will lead the work for GBC's component on developing healthy recipes and other nutritional content for delivery over mobile devices via NexJ's Health Coach application.

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