Health Cities and Invest Alberta launch new series: Companies Growing Companies

New series highlights Alberta assets to help companies find market success, in Canada and beyond.

To be successful in global markets, companies need accessible resources for ideation to commercialization and beyond. Current tactics to build resource access and support include government-backed programs and VC funding. However, Alberta also has a robust ecosystem of companies providing platforms for market assets, enabling opportunities for mentorship, assessment, and collaboration. This builds networks within the innovation community that companies can access to rapidly build capacity to scale.

The Companies Growing Companies series features interactive conversations and lessons with experts in fields in various stages of company growth: product design, system integration, marketing, and capacity-building. Throughout the series, companies at every stage—from startup to multinational—will learn what it takes to succeed and grow in the health innovation sector, and why Alberta is the best place to build a business.

“We want to create a critical mass, where companies plug in to the assets available in the province, and the network of assets available in Alberta are widely known and utilized. We have an opportunity to build economic growth in the province by financing assets that are really platforms, with which many companies can succeed. That will not only help local companies, but attract foreign direct investments to the region.” – Reg Joseph, CEO, Health Cities

“Alberta has an incredible investment story to tell, and building networks is what we do best. Collaboration and partnership are hallmarks of Alberta’s life sciences ecosystem and a key aspect of our value we bring to companies interested in investing in Alberta. High-impact, high-value companies across the world are interested in Alberta because of our talent, research and the innovative companies they can partner with.” – Lynette Tremblay, VP Corporate Affairs, Invest Alberta Corporation

Each week, our experts will join us live to share information and answer questions. Panelists include:  

  • Josh Abbott, Partner at Tangent Design Engineering, an engineering and product design consultancy; 
  • Sandi Wright, Founder and CEO at Andau Medical, a medical device and dental device company specializing in sales, marketing, regulatory affairs, and distribution; and  
  • Saher Ghattas, CRO at Flawless Inbound, a management consultancy providing expertise in digital sales, marketing, and administrative framework. 

Each session will be approximately one hour in length, and will cover topics from building framework to meet regulatory requirements, to identifying and successfully reaching the ideal market audiences. Registration for each event is free and open to all audiences interested in learning about market access and growth. 

Program Details:

Meet the Panel, streaming now 

Featuring the following panelists: 
  • Josh Abbott, Partner, Tangent Design Engineering 
  • Sandi Wright, Founder & CEO, Andau Medical 
  • Saher Ghattas, CRO, Flawless Inbound 
  • Moderated by Reg Joseph, CEO, Health Cities

Episode One: Learn with Tangent Design Engineering – November 4, 2021 

  • Josh Abbott, Partner, Tangent Design Engineering
  • Chris Parker, Partner, Tangent Design Engineering 
  • Moderated by Lynette Tremblay, Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Invest Alberta 

Episode Two: Learn with Andau Medical – November 10, 2021 

  • Sandi Wright, Founder & CEO, Andau Medical 
  • Darren Beveridge, VP of Sales and Business Development  
  • Moderated by Lynette Tremblay, Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Invest Alberta 

Episode Three: Learn with Flawless Inbound – November 17, 2021 

  • Saher Ghattas, CRO, Flawless Inbound 
  • Moderated by Lynette Tremblay, Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Invest Alberta