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Quebec Consortium for Industrial Research and Innovation in Medical Technology - MEDTEQ

$19.5 million for 2018-23
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Headquarters
Montréal, Quebec

President and CEO
Diane CôtéDiane Côté

Board chair
Jacques MiletteJacques Milette
Executive Director, Sales and Business Development, Eastern Canada, Siemens Healthineers

Collaboration for an innovative healthcare

The Opportunity

More than ever, the patient is playing a central role in health care. He’s better informed, engaged in prevention and wellness, and his needs are more and more precise. He is now at the heart of open innovation, collaborative research and the convergence of multiple sciences. As one of the leading high tech industries in the world, healthcare is in need of novel solutions and a personalized consumer approach. In order to respond to this constant demand, the knowledge and expertise transfer between multisectoral professionals needs to be catalyzed more than ever.

How MEDTEQ is Seizing the Opportunity

As the Quebec Consortium for Industrial Research and Innovation in Medical Technology, MEDTEQ accelerates the development of innovative technological solutions to improve patients’ health and quality of life by mobilising Canadian talents. Bringing together the key players in healthcare and innovation allows them and their partners, to offer Canadians access to novel solutions. Clinicians, researchers, health institutions, industry and entrepreneurs work together to offer unique solutions in connected health, imaging and simulation, human performance and personalized health. Not only do these collaborations bring forward new technologies, but they also allow them to accelerate their entry on the market and showcase the Canadian expertise on an international level.

Among the Expected Results

  • MEDTEQ will present a new collaborative commercialization program to help high potential small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), in partnership with leading institutions and national companies, to make inroads in a network of 8 international markets where strong partnerships will be formalized
  • The creation of a Collaborative “Technology Beachheads” with “experts in residence” will allow MEDTEQ to create dynamic living-lab type environments to accelerate the continuum of ideas to market and provide to clinicians, administrators, patients and the public showcases of the real impact of innovations in health.
  • MEDTEQ will install two SME funds to support the participation of larger and bold collaborative projects with a High Risk High Reward strategy.

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