In a statement, iBIONICS CEO and co-founder Suzanne Grant said the extra cash will set the firm up to raise an equity round later this fall.
Techopia Live kicked off its 2018 season with iBIONICS’ CEO and co-founder Suzanne Grant, who shared her passion for restoring sight to those with vision loss.
The company is developing a bionic-eye system to restore vision in people with retinal degenerative diseases.
“We're aiming for people to be able to actually recognize faces of their loved ones, enjoy a sunset, watch YouTube or Netflix, just a completely different level of sight."
An Ottawa-based company that uses groundbreaking laser technology to restore sight to people with impaired vision has been named the latest winner of the Startup Canada Innovation Award.
A new startup founded by entrepreneurs in Ottawa and scientists in Australia sees huge potential in its technology that would restore sight to people with blindness using diamonds and lasers.