Dr. Garnette Sutherland and a team at the University of Calgary develop the world’s first MRI-compatible surgical robot. It’s capable of both microsurgery and image-guided biopsy.

Dr. Derrick Rancourt and Dr. Roman Krawetz (University of Calgary) create bioreactor technology that allows millions of stem cells to produce without the risk of cancer.

Inspired by a complex suture pattern, an Edmonton doctor develops a wound-clamping device to stop hemorrhaging, one of the leading causes of preventable death.