The TransMedTech Institute facilitates the implementation of new medical technologies in the healthcare system through a transdisciplinary approach, in an open innovation ecosystem in partnership with companies and the involvement of technology users.
We also aim to train the next generation of leaders in medical technologies.
The TransMedTech Living Lab approach
TransMedTech adopts the living lab approach in all its activities in order to foster transdisciplinary and intersectoral collaborative research, open innovation and creativity.
TransMedTech co-develops products and services based on user needs and added value for the health system integrating all stakeholders early in the process.
Our ultimate goal is to facilitate and optimize the implementation of new medical technologies in the healthcare system.
Collaborative projects that have benefited from our support (nearly $28 million invested)
Researcher/clinician members of our ecosystem
Student and postdoctoral fellowships awarded ($8.5M)
Highly qualified professionals on technology platforms from our 5 founding institutions
As an ICU clinician, the time I spend at the patient’s bedside is paramount. The TransMedTech team supported us through the technical, regulatory and financial steps to ensure the smooth running of our project.
Dr Philippe Jouvet - CHU Sainte-Justine and Université de Montréal
TransMedTech has been instrumental in facilitating and supporting the incorporation in Quebec of a company developing a technology that is unique in the world.
Prof. Shirin Enger - McGill University and a researcher at the Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital
Through my experience as a TransMedTech Institute doctoral fellow, I was supported and guided in the development of my entrepreneurial ambitions. TransMedTech provided me with access to high-level training in life sciences commercialization, mentored me in the development of an advisory board focused on translating my doctoral project to the marketplace, and connected me to the business community by providing access to or hosting networking events.
Aymeric Guy - TransMedTech Scholarship Recipient 2020
The story of the founding of MISO Chip Inc. demonstrates TransMedTech’s contribution to R&D as it supported us from the initial idea to the establishment of our company as the best industrial partner to the Institute.
Prof. Thomas Gervais - Polytechnique Montréal, Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of MISO Chip Inc.
TransMedTech has been a real problem solver in addressing technical, regulatory, legal, logistical challenges related to the project.
Dr. Gilles Soulez - CHUM and Université de Montréal
The living lab experience offered by TransMedTech in Professor Caroline Boudoux’s lab has taken my research career to new heights in addition to leading me to a hoped-for career in the industrial sector!