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A Message from Our CEO during COVID-19

I hope this note finds you and your family safe and in good health. While family, work and overall life routines have continued to adjust, our priorities at Acorn remain the same. We continue to serve our clients, our employees, and our community.  As news of COVID-19 spread, none of us knew exactly what to expect. As weeks have passed, one thing has become clear, I have been inspired by the reaction of both our employees and of our front-line healthcare partners. I wanted to share a bit of that with you. Converting to a remote work model and suspending new cell collections Acorn reacted quickly to convert to a remote work model. We minimized our presence at our facility...

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Landing Our Moonshot: How Elevate took Acorn to the next level

This fall, Toronto became the center of the universe for all things tech and innovation. Elevate Tech Festival, now the fastest-growing conference of its kind in the world, kicked off across the city. It brought together entrepreneurs, scientists, disruptors — and even a former First Lady and astronaut — to talk big ideas.  For Acorn, it was a tremendous opportunity for us to showcase our work and talk to thousands of attendees about the future of regenerative medicine and how our affordable, non-invasive technology is making it available to people across the country. As a Toronto-based health tech company with roots in the heart of the city’s innovation core at MaRS, it was an amazing experience to see so many...

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