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Medical Devices Research Centre
Supporting the development, translation and implementation of medical device innovations

We support the Canadian ecosystem in the development, translation and implementation of medical device innovations. Relying on scientific fundamentals and biomedical engineering expertise, we maintain a deep understanding of the research path from idea to market. To achieve this, we rely on an extensive collaborative network of industry, clinicians, academics and government collaborators.


  • Polymer lab-on-a-chip and microfluidics laboratories
  • Digital health software platforms, developed to industry standards
  • Materials processing and manufacturing laboratory
Research focus

  • Point-of-care (POC) diagnostics
    • Fast-result, low-cost polymer microfluidics innovations scalable for mass production
    • Select applications: Molecular diagnostics, cell and gene therapy, and drug discovery
  • Digital therapeutics
    • Evidence-based biomedical software innovations developed to industry standards
    • Select applications: Patient monitoring, assessment and therapy, clinician decision support

  • Micro-nanofabrication for bioanalytical devices
  • Microfluidics and lab-on-chip systems
  • Devices for in-vitro diagnostics, organ-on-chip and cell therapy
  • Biomedical software, data science and extended reality (xR) development
  • Cognitive and psycho-motor human-machine interactions
  • Digitally augmented physiological and neurological sensing
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