Canada-Israel Cardiovascular Innovation Forum
A Recap

On May 15, 2022 the Canada-Israel Cardiovascular Innovation held its second annual Forum. The event featured six top rated innovation projects from Israel and Canada, and a keynote address from Dr. Peter Fitzgerald on the topic of Digital Health Innovation: Advice for Early Stage Start-ups.

Visit the CICI website to watch a recording of the event, or to read the innovation summaries.

About CICI:

Canada-Israel Cardiovascular Innovation Forum was established in February 2021 with the aim of:

  1. Encouraging  early-stage cardiovascular innovations in medical devices and digital health in Canada and Israel
  2. Establishing collaboration between Israel and Canada in developing and funding cardiovascular innovations through competitions
  3. Growing a network of interested investors and provide a vehicle for joint funding of promising early-stage projects and companies
  4. Providing young innovators an education experience in early-stage company development

Partner Institutions:

Click here to see CICI’s Canadian and Israeli institutional and industry partners.

Contact Info:

If you have any questions about the CICI, please contact:

Canada:   Bradley Strauss, MD, PhD –
Canada:   Liz Thuo, MBA –
Israel:       Yair Feld, MD, PhD –


Liz ThuoCanada-Israel Cardiovascular Innovation Forum
A Recap