Digital health and analytics
As the world adapts to living with COVID 19, NRC is working on new ways to use digital health technologies to not only diagnose and treat the disease, but also help alleviate the impact of the global crisis on your health.
Increased collaboration in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic
The National Research Council of Canada's (NRC) Industrial Research Assistance Program is proud to support Government of Canada efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic by increasing collaboration with industry to build domestic capabilities to fight future pandemics.
Digital connectivity in isolation provides hope (CAMH)
A new Canadian made technology platform uses gaming technology to make remote mental health support as real as possible.
Virtual healthcare guidelines redefine house calls (with OCAD University)
To meet the increasing health needs of Canadians during the pandemic, health care is moving online.
New contactless technology shifts health monitoring between hospital and home (with UBC)
New technology for medical patients allows them to check their physical health remotely by using contactless sensors.
The Global Public Health Intelligence Network System
The Global Public Health Intelligence Network (GPHIN), headquartered at the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), is an early warning system used to identify potential public health threats worldwide.
Using systems biology to uncover links between COVID-19 infection, delirium, and dementia
The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is teaming up with the Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology (OISB) to uncover the links between COVID-19 infection, delirium, and dementia.
Nanotechnology Research Centre joins COVID-19 Consortium
The NRC has joined a consortium of institutions that are merging supercomputing resources to use high-end computing power to study COVID-19.
Wearable devices for social distancing and contact tracing (Phenomena VR)
Phenomena created a device that promotes social distancing measures in the workplace, while simultaneously respecting user privacy.
Remote monitoring platform for COVID-19 (SeamlessMD)
With support from NRC IRAP, SeamlessMD was able to adapt its existing digital technology to develop an infectious disease patient monitoring platform, notably for COVID-19.
Cutting-edge computer technology will change the way doctors make decisions in the future
The NRC, in collaboration with the CIUSSS West-Central Montréal's digital health team and OROT—the Connected Health Innovation Hub at the Jewish General Hospital, is currently working a project to better integrate machine learning algorithms into a hospital's decision-making process by providing explanations along with the algorithm's output.
SARS‑CoV‑2 immunity and vaccine modelling
York University and the NRC are working together to develop mathematical models predicting a host's immunity against SARS‑CoV‑2 after contracting the infection and/or getting vaccinated.
COVID‑Net open access imaging datasets
With the University of Waterloo, NRC has curated datasets of X‑ray, CT scan and ultrasound images for development of artificial intelligence (AI)‑assisted prognostic tools.