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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Edmonton’s NanoSpeed Diagnostics amongst those funded through Women Entrepreneurship Fund David Staples profiled the Umay Rest and Thermal Meditation Device Edmonton-based company Bioneutra made the Globe and Mail’s top 1,000 companies list for the fourth straight year, ranking eighth of the 37th biotech companies. Alberta Venture looked into Edmonton’s health city hopes and the barriers to making the healthcare innovation sector a bigger contributor to the economy. Events The Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council is hosting a bio-industry information session on May 10 at the Bredin Centre for Learning from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The University of Alberta is hosting the Festival of Health on May 25from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Edmonton Clinic Health Academy. From May 28 to 30, the Tamarack Institute is hosting ABCD Healthy Neighbourhoods, Healthy Cities. Professor Annette Braunack-Mayer from the University of Wollongong, Australia will speak at the Matrix Hotel on May 30 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in an event by the Institute of Health Economics titled “Big Questions About Big Data.” Inventure$ 2019, an “un-conference” for entrepreneurs and startups to connect with investors, will be held in Calgary from June 5 to 7. 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.