July 06, 2022 

Your information source for news, updates, and events (past and future).

We are grateful to the CELS community for joining us.

CELS is a not for profit association supporting the advancement of innovative Canadian Life Science companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley through the power of Community and Connections.

Valley Ready Events

For the conclusion of the Spring 2022 edition of the CELS Valley Ready (VR) program, we invite you to join our virtual Demo Day!

An excellent opportunity to view pitches from 7 vetted Canadian Life Science startups on

Thursday, September 8th,

9-10.30 am PST

To join us, please register here.

We genuinely thank all our speakers and mentors who have provided immense support

to the Cohort of participating companies throughout the program.

Valley Ready Showcase

November 7-9, 2022


After a 2 years hiatus due to the pandemic, we are beyond excited to begin planning for our VALLEY READY SHOWCASE (In vivo!)
Stay tuned for further information!

Featuring Canadian Life Science companies in the Spring 2022 Cohort of the CELS Valley Ready (VR) program.  For more info on the CELS VR program click here!

QuadroCore is a female-lead Canadian manufacturer of transportable, economical, and innovative analytical instrumentation. We will be the first manufacturers of a complete portfolio of transportable and cost-effective analyzers called triple quadrupole mass spectrometers (TQMS) which are the gold standard for regulated markets, and our first product will be a breathalyzer. Read more here!


Neurovine is built on the foundation of enabling better care and support for brain health, by making it visible and accessible. Our data analytics provide personalized gamified therapeutic intervention for patients and our back-end data analytics provide data driven insights that help clinicians make medically informed decisions for their patients. Read more here!

September 7-9, 2022

Boston, MA

The Annual Healthcare conference is back!  For registration please click here

For enquiries about the conference, please email


October 6, 2022


BMO Capital Markets Biopharma Virtual Spotlight Series: Gene Editing & Therapy

For information on registration, please email for details.


Nov 14-16, 2022

San Francisco, CA


A global Medical Device Conference encompassing an Innovation Summit Conference Series.  

Click here to know more!

AI is advancing at full pace with groundbreaking changes appearing every few weeks. The field is advancing so alarmingly that many practitioners are calling for ethical AI controls to be in place to govern the creation of AI. Read more here!

Podcast Recommendation

Listen to the latest episode with Rachel BartholomewCEO of  Hyivy HealthHyivy Health creates data driven pelvic rehabilitation system for the 1 in 3 women worldwide who will experience a pelvic health complication in their lifetime.Rachel Bartholomew is a 2-time entrepreneur who is now working on her second company, Hyivy Health, created after her recent fight with cervical cancer. Listen to her story  here.

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