CSA-IRAP Healthcare Without Boundaries Colloquium

Tuesday June 1, 2021 10:00am to 4:30pm
Wednesday June 2, 2021 10:00am to 4:30pm


The Canadian Space Agency in partnership with the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) is hosting a virtual “Healthcare without Boundaries” Colloquium.


This colloquium will serve as a forum for the research community, industry, government and academia to learn more about the challenges and opportunities within space health innovation ecosystem. Synergies of terrestrial and space health challenges will be explored. The industry will showcase recently funded (CSA-IRAP) projects and raise awareness about current and future opportunities, offering an overview of the funding mechanisms and pathways. Both CSA and NRC IRAP are committed to accelerating health technology research and development projects for the benefit of terrestrial and space communities.  


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Call for speaking opportunities at the Lightning Talks session

Organizations and individuals involved in the development of health technology solutions aimed to address terrestrial and/or space health challenges are invited to submit abstract. Abstract must include:

  • Short project summary (100 words limit)
  • Relevance to the event
  • Expertise of proposed speakers
  • The potential for terrestrial/space application

Abstract submission deadline: May 20th. Successful abstracts will be selected for a three-minute presentation.  

Abstracts must be submitted by email to asc.santespatiale-spacehealth.csa@canada.ca

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