Zooming in on Quebec’s thriving MedTech industry

Zooming in on Quebec’s thriving MedTech industry

by The Coolest Hotspot, Quebec Life Sciences and Health Tech Hub

The Quebec medical technology industry has been working around the clock to ramp up production, develop new innovative solutions, and collaborate with our government and health system partners to fight the pandemic and help provide our healthcare heroes on the front-lines with the technologies and supplies they need to save lives. Discover some of the success stories that make us proud of being part of the worldwide MedTech community.

Bodycad delivered 250,000 face shields

To counter Covid-19, Bodycad delivered more than 250,000 face shields to various Quebec hospitals. Through the restructuring of its production, the support of the community, and the participation of several partners and employees dedicated to the cause, the company greatly surpassed its initial production goal. Learn more

IBIOM Instruments developed a portable Isolation room

During the period affected by COVID-19, the IBIOM team worked to develop a portable isolation room that can be installed on transport stretchers. This chamber allows patients with or showing symptoms of COVID to be isolated during transport to the various care units. Learn more

Umano Medical introduced the RESC-U Bed™ to the North American market

With an increasing demand for hospital beds and pop-up hospitals being created to treat patients affected with the coronavirus, Umano Medical introduced the RESC-U BED™, a flexible and portable bed for urgent patient care and recovery. Learn more

OxyNov designed the medical device FreeO2 to manage oxygen titration and weaning of the patient

FreeO2 automatically and continuously adapts the oxygen flow rate delivered to the patient, making it possible to treat patients more effectively, to limit complications related to hypoxia and hyperoxia, to wean certain patients more quickly, and to avoid transferring patients to intensive care. Learn more

Hexoskin provides continuous respiratory monitoring

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Hexoskin remains committed to providing complete connected health solutions for remote patient monitoring. Hexoskin is the only clinically validated garment able to provide continuous vital signs monitoring and has already been widely used in both clinical and scientific research settings (over 85 scientific publications). Learn more

THORASYS increased its visibility for the detection of airways dysfunction

By detecting airway dysfunction in less than two minutes, THORASYS’ Oscillometry technology is ideal for monitoring the lung health status of patients with COVID-19 or other respiratory illnesses. Over the last months, THORASYS has secured several large orders for its device to be used in clinical drug trials with major pharmaceutical companies. Learn more