Complementary program


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9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

TransMedTech Institute –  Center of excellence in accompaniment and personalized support for the development, validation and implementation of innovations in medical technologies for cardiovascular, musculoskeletal and cancer diseases, in a certified open innovation environment of the Living Lab type.

Location: CHU Ste-Justine | 3175, Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, Qc, CANADA, H3T 1C5

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

CHU Sainte-Justine – Center of Excellence in Acute and Pediatric Care supported by an all-digital decision support platform (AI) and innovation support processes.

Location: 3175 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3T 1C5

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

CHUM – Augmented Intelligence – world-renowned Beachhead for linking clinical expertise with data science to drive innovation in medical technologies.

Location: 900, rue St-Denis, Montréal, H2X 0A9

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16 – Connection event – Medtech startups

Location: 1000 St Jacques St, Montreal, QC H3C 1G7

9:00 AM

Welcoming remarks, Centech Medtech Ecosystem and introduction to industry experts

  • Steve Arless, Entrepreneur in residence, Centech

9:15 AM

Panel discussion – critical steps towards commercialization

  • Steve Arless – Moderator
  • Louis-Paul Marin – RA/QA strategy & challenges
  • Jean-Nicolas Delage – IP strategy and challenges
  • Jean-Pierre Robert – Commercialization strategy and challenges
  • Stuart Kozlick – Investor strategy and challenges
  • Isaac Souweine – Strategic Perspectives from a VC
  • Francis Bellido – Financing strategy and challenges

10:00 AM

MedTech Innovation Programs

  • Carl-Eric Aubin – TransMedtech
  •  Jean-Pierre Robert – CTS
  • Jake Barralet – McGill Surgical Innovation
  • Dr Kevin Lachapelle – McGill Simulation Centre

10:40 AM

12:00 PM

12 MedTech Startup Pitches

Lunch, one-one Meetings With Experts and Networking

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2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

MNI, HBHL and Douglas– Center of Excellence in Neurosciences and Mental Health, providing entrepreneurs with clinical expertise and unique databases around the world (imaging, genomics, cognitive, brain data), neuro-computing processing capabilities, in an environment geared towards the adoption of innovations.

Location: Montreal Neurological Institute & Hospital | ​3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2B4