Shift Health and Life Sciences Ontario Convene a Virtual Roundtable on the Impact of COVID-19 on Health Research and Innovation
On May 28th, 2020, Shift Health, in collaboration with Life Sciences Ontario, convened a diverse panel of leaders to discuss what COVID-19 is teaching us and how we can prepare our health research and innovation ecosystem for a resilient, productive and impactful future.
Over 250 people across the globe joined the virtual roundtable. Panelists discussed how the pandemic has changed, and will continue to change: health data, systems and practices; research collaboration and partnerships; globalization and sustainability of health research; patient and public engagement; and equity in health research and innovation.
We would like to thank our panelists: Jim Tartaglia, Sanofi Pasteur; Connie Côté, Health Charities Coalition of Canada; Bogi Eliasen, Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies; Charu Kaushic, Institute of Infection and Immunity, Canadian Institutes of Health Research; and Ryan Wiley, our President, for sharing their perspectives on how COVID-19 has impacted health research and innovation.