The iTMT Living Lab is a transdisciplinary open innovation platform where engineers, scientists, students, clinicians, patients, caregivers and other health technology users, the medical technology industry, health system stakeholders and policy makers are at the center of an integrative and collaborative process.
This environment provides a framework for the development, validation and implementation of innovative medical technologies that address unmet needs.
With $95 million in support from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund, the Fonds de recherche du Québec, the Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation du Québec and several other partners, the TransMedTech Institute is led by Carl-Éric Aubin, a full professor of mechanical engineering at Polytechnique Montréal and a researcher at CHU Sainte-Justine, who has won numerous awards for his decisive and innovative contributions to the treatment of musculoskeletal diseases.
Read more in our 2017-2021 mid-term report
“The TransMedTech Institute is a unique initiative that, through its positioning as a sectoral hub of excellence in biomedical engineering and medical technologies, is leading to innovations that have the potential to transform the lives of patients and have a significant impact on the healthcare system and the medical industry.”
Carl-Éric Aubin, Executive and Scientific Director of the TransMedTech Institute
The TransMedTech Institute aims to support innovation in medical technologies that meet the needs of users and the healthcare community, in order to facilitate and catalyze their development and implementation in the healthcare system.
We also aim to train the next generation of medical technology leaders and to support the industry and the innovation community.
To have a significant impact on healthcare, the medical technology industry, the training of highly qualified professionals and society.
The values that drive us:
Diagnostic, prognostic and theranostic technologies
- Multimodal and interventional imaging
- Laser therapies, biophotonic probes
- Microfluidics, precision medicine
- Sensors, biomarker measurement
- Biomaterials, implants, surgical devices
- Simulation, navigation and surgical robotics
- Minimally-invasive intervention treatments
- Orthoses, prostheses
- Technical aids
- Mobility, posture, restoration of functions
Transversal technological axis
Modeling & Simulation
Axis – Covid-19 challenge
Solutions for urgent health system needs