Transforming Discovery into Opportunity

Affiliated Research Institutions

CDRD is proud to have built partnerships with the following leading health research institutions across Canada and around the world.

These organizations represent 10,000 Principal Investigators and CDRD plays an instrumental role in translating their breakthrough discoveries into viable commercial opportunities.

Canadian Affiliated Institutions

    • British Columbia Cancer Agency
    • Children’s & Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia
    • Dalhousie University
    • MaRS Innovation (representing 17 member institutions in Ontario)

    • McGill University
    • McMaster University
    • Providence Health Care
    • Provincial Health Services Authority

    • Simon Fraser University
    • TEC Edmonton (representing the University of Alberta)
    • Thompson Rivers University
    • University of British Columbia

    • University of Calgary
    • University of Northern BC
    • University of Ottawa
    • University of Victoria

    • Vancouver Coastal Health
    • University of Saskatchewan
    • Laval University
    • Brock University

    • Universite de Sherbrooke
    • University of Waterloo
    • Queens University
    • Health + Life Science New Brunswick

    • University of Lethbridge
    • St-Boniface Hospital
    • Carleton University
    • Western University

Preferred Partnership Agreements

    • Allergen
    • Brain Research Centre
    • National Research Council Canada’s Biotechnology Research Institute
    • The Metabolomics Innovation Centre

    • Vancouver Prostate Centre
    • Neglected Global Diseases Initiative
    • Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM)
    • Prevention of Organ Failure Centre (PROOF)
    • IRICoR (Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer Commercialization of Research

    • University Health Network

International Partner Institutions

    • Griffith University (Eskitis Institute for Cell and Molecular Therapies), Australia
    • Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    • Lead Discovery Centre (representing the Max Planck Institutes), Germany
    • Todai TLO (representing Tokyo University), Japan
    • Oxford University
    • University of Cape Town, South Africa

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