Check out this week’s latest news and events in research, technology, companies and people changing health for the better in Edmonton. Sign up to get the full edition delivered directly to your inbox. Use the code HEALTHCITY & you’ll get 10% off the first year. Have a suggestion for a future edition? Send it to email@example.com for consideration. Become a “Roundup Cultivator” and sponsor Taproot Edmonton to help them chronicle health innovation in Edmonton. Learn more Here are some highlights from this week’s Health Innovation Roundup: Local headlines Three separate research projects were announced as the winners of the 2019 Novo Nordisk Alberta Diabetes (NOVAD) Fund Competition on Thursday at Inventure$ 2019. Ceapro Inc. started patient recruitment on a study to look at Beta Glucan as a cholesterol-lowering agent. Alberta Boehringer Ingelheim Collaboration — a partnership between Boehringer Ingelheim, the University of Alberta Hospital Foundation, and the Government of Alberta — is accepting proposals for health innovation projects to address treatment gaps of COPD. Up to $300,000 for three projects will be distributed. Events June 18 – Avenue Magazine is hosting an Innovation Event. Register here June 17 and 18 – The Canadian Cytometry and Microscopy Association will host its next conference at the University of Alberta. June 20 – MentorU presents Discussion Night with Local Entrepreneurs at the Donadeo Innovation Centre for Engineering. Sept. 10 – Innovation In Health: A Conversation with Josh Blair at the Sutton Place Hotel. Oct. 10 – Alberta Blue Cross presents The Wellness Summit at the Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel Nov. 4-5 – Alberta Health Economic Study Group 2019 at Peter Lougheed Hall, U of A The Health Innovation Roundup, sponsored by Health City, is written and published weekly by Taproot Edmonton. Sign up here to get the full edition delivered directly to your inbox.