The Health Technologies Fund (HTF) supports the development of made-in-Ontario health technologies by accelerating evaluation, procurement, adoption and diffusion in the Ontario health system. HTF is a program of the Government of Ontario’s Office of the Chief Health Innovation Strategist (OCHIS), administered by Ontario Centres of Excellence. OCHIS’ mandate is to strengthen Ontario’s health innovation ecosystem.
HTF fosters partnerships between publicly funded health service providers (HSPs), patients, academia and industry to drive collaboration that improves patient outcomes, optimizes the impact of investment in health innovation and scales health innovation companies.
Through the fund, the Office of the Chief Health Innovation Strategist sets health priorities to focus innovation to address specific health outcomes. The health priority area for HTF is Better Care Closer to Home
Projects must be led by a publicly funded health service provider (HSP) and include a Problem Statement that supports one of these health system priorities.
More details on HTF.