Success stories: Entrepreneurial spotlight videos
Examples are often a powerful way of illustrating the dynamism of a region. Strong organizations and companies are important components of the life sciences and health technologies sector (LSHT) in Quebec. In order to highlight this dynamism, les parcours and the quality of business models of companies, Montreal lnVivo developed entrepreneurial spotlight videos featuring successes in LSHT of the region.
“Montréal seemed to be the ideal site for a new company because of the extensive experience of pharma-trained scientists that we have here, who are able to bring their experience in drug discovery to address the problems that we are identifying in cancer.”
Lloyd M. Segal and Cameron Black speak to use about Repare Therapeutics. View this inspiring video clip on a start-up that has become a world leader in the identification of synthetic fatal interactions in cancer cells.12 Dec 2018 Durée: 03:27
Open Science Institute (Neuro)
“The concept of open science refers to the idea of sharing materials and the data that’s generated openly, without barriers.”
Discover more about the Open Science Institute, this innovative initiative that combines neuroscience research and the clinical setting, with Dr. Rouleau, neurologist and director of the NEURO.12 Dec 2018 Durée: 03:10
“In my opinion, one of the qualities needed to be a good entrepreneur is, above all, humility. In the area of high-tech science, it’s impossible to know everything, but what is especially important is that you surround yourself with the best people.”
Étienne Crevier, Chief Executive Officer of BiogeniQ, will speak to you about his entrepreneurial dream and about how he developed it.
Update: Biron Groupe Santé announced on February 20, 2018 the complete acquisition of BiogeniQ.6 Jun 2017 Durée: 03:00
“In the Greater Montréal area, many initiatives have been implemented to facilitate the seed, startup and growth phases of life sciences and health technologies companies. There are incubators, mentoring programs, bursaries, grants and tax credits.” Known for their biometric garments, Hexoskin is a connected health company that is also a software company, gathering and analyzing data from biometric garments to make such data accessible to those wearing the garments, but also to health professionals.
Hear Pierre-Alexandre Fournier, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Hexoskin, discuss his methods that have allowed this company to carve out a place for itself in the field of life sciences and health technologies.8 May 2017 Durée: 03:43
“In business, you need to believe in something and never give up on your idea. When you believe in something, you go for it and that’s how you can develop innovations!” Now an international company, BioK+ took shape as a result of a meeting between Claude Chevalier and a French scientist from the Institut pasteur.
Learn more about the story of BioK+; about the idea in the beginning until its commercialization.5 Apr 2017 Durée: 03:34