Investissement Québec leading market access program into the US for Quebec based digital health and medical device companies
We’ve addressed the growth and development of the Montreal digital health ecosystem on various occasions and how it has evolved into one of the leading medical technology and digital health clusters in Canada, and North America. We’ve described how this achievement is only possible due to the collaboration of a diverse set of stakeholders including Universities, Investors, Hospitals, Industry, Government and of course People, at all levels working together and dedicated to building and growing the ecosystem.
A new initiative being led by Investissement Québec provides a perfect illustration of this type of collaboration. The objective of the initiative is to help Quebec based digital health companies and medical technology firms gain access to the US market. The Cohort includes member companies of MEDTEQ+ and is being hosted at Centech. The collaboration also includes the US based Medical Alley Association and is sponsored by Johnson & Johnson MedTech,
The program will last 4-months and concludes in December 2022 with an economic mission to the ‘Medical Alley’ in Minneapolis, MN where participating companies will have a series of networking and coaching sessions. We wish them great success.
The Quebec based digital health and medical technology companies taking part in this Investissement Québec program are:
- Collogh Cares Inc.
- FemTherapeutics Inc.
- Neuro Solutions Group
- LeoMed Technologies Inc.
- Paperplane Therapeutics
- Perceiv AI
About Investissement Québec
Investissement Québec’s mission is to contribute to Québec’s economic development, and is at the service of local businesses. Whether you want to expand, export, grow internationally, develop an R&D project or obtain working capital, the Investissement Québec team can offer businesses and entrepreneurs the financial solutions to help them achieve their objectives.
MEDTEQ+’s mission is to accelerate innovation and position, on a global scale, products and services developed by the Canadian medical technologies industry through collaborative, industry led projects, thereby generating major economic impacts while improving healthcare systems for the ultimate benefit of patients in Canada and around the world.
Dedicated to deeptech & medTech companies with high growth potential, Centech is a world-class business incubator based in Montreal. Centech is a non-profit organization open to everyone and offers two support programs for startups: the Acceleration program (12 weeks), then the strongest potentials are selected to get into the Propulsion program (24 months).
We’re excited about this Investissement Québec led initiative and wish these Quebec based digital health and medical technology companies the best of success on this journey. We all understand the size and opportunities available in the US market and acknowledge the contributions made by Investissement Québec and the Québec government in support of these companies as they pursue their strategic objectives in a manner that might not be possible without the help of Investissement Québec. We look forward to their success.
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