ECHO Pitch Competition


Five cardiovascular health start-ups will face off for up to $250,000 in front of a panel of judges and a virtual audience at TBEP's annual Entrepreneurship for Cardiovascular Health Opportunities (ECHO) Pitch Competition.

TRANSFORM HF Annual Network Meeting


Join researchers, clinicians, engineers, and patient partners for presentations and networking opportunities at TRANSFORM HF's virtual Network Meeting. Register today! View the full agenda here or below.

Workshop: Engaging People with Lived Experience in Heart Failure Research


This 90-minute online workshop will introduce principles and practices to engage people with lived experience in research, as well as provide real-life case studies of successful patient and caregiver engagement in heart failure research from within the TRANSFORM HF network.

TRANSFORM HF Networking Event

Hart House, Music Room (2nd Floor) 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, Ontario

TRANSFORM HF is hosting its first in-person networking event! At our NODE event, clinicians, investigators, trainees, people with lived heart failure experience, and industry representatives will come together to (re)connect, explore opportunities for collaboration, and accelerate the pace of digital innovations for heart failure care.


On-the-Land Indigenous Education Program

Hart House Farm 15911 Creditview Road, Caledon, Ontario

Open to TRANSFORM HF trainees, investigators, patients and community partners, this unique three-day On-the-Land Indigenous Education program will enhance culturally-safe, strengths-based and healing-informed clinical and research practices.


Entrepreneurship for Cardiovascular Health Opportunities (ECHO): CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The call for applications for the 2022-2023 ECHO program is officially open!

ECHO is a 12-month online training program led by veteran entrepreneurs and high-calibre consultants across a variety of sectors that provides innovators of cardiovascular technologies with entrepreneurship training, mentorship, and networking opportunities PLUS the chance to pitch for start-up funding from a $250,000 pool.

Dr. Heather Ross at Globe and Mail Healthcare Innovation Event


Our co-lead Dr. Heather Ross has been invited to speak at the upcoming Globe and Mail Healthcare Innovation event. She will be part of a panel session discussing how technology can change the course of care for chronic illness.

Dr. Ross will be presenting live from Peawanuck, Ontario, a community served by the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA). UHN, TRANSFORM HF, and WAHA are working together to address heart failure in the WAHA region (read more about the collaboration here), so it’s a perfect setting to talk about digital health tech!


TIFF Bell Lightbox 350 King St. W., 6th Floor, Toronto, Ontario

Don't miss ECHO PITCH 2022, a special event where five start-ups in the cardiovascular health sector will compete live for up to $250,000 before a panel of judges. All are welcome to register and be part of the live audience!

TRANSFORM HF Annual Network Meeting

Hart House 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, Ontario

Join us as we increase connection within the network, build interdisciplinary research capacity, and foster collaboration!