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FOR 25 YEARS, THE CQIB HAS BEEN A UNIQUE PLACE TO LAUNCH, ACCELERATE AND DEVELOP LIFE SCIENCES COMPANIES IN CANADA

Our goal is to augment the approach scientific entrepreneurs adopt and afford them an ecosystem that facilitates innovation and rapid growth while ensuring investments efficiency. 
With a well established network in Canada and abroad, and a support and coaching programs, we have succeeded in supporting over 100 companies, to date, which collectively secured over $500 million in financing.
 
The CQIB offers several programs, benefits and support services for entrepreneurship, financing and business development in collaboration with a large network of partners

Pre-incubation program: validating your business project

  • Technical-commercial validation, market analysis, managerial evaluation, patentability, revision of the business plan or pitch 

  • Between 10 and 20 hours of consulting services at a reduced rate or free of charge via our partners 

  • Development of your proof of concept in the laboratory

  • Rental of laboratory space for a few hours per week eligible for the MITACS program, PARI, incubation voucher, etc. ($)

Scientist on Computer

Pre-incubation program: validate your business plan

  • Technical, and commercial validations, market analysis, organizational development, patentability, review of business plan and pitch presentations 

  • Between 10 and 20 hours of consulting services at reduced or free of charge via our partners

  • Development and validation of your proof of concept in our laboratories 

  • Rental of laboratory space for a few hours per week, eligible for MITACS, IRAP, program, incubation voucher, etc

QBIC Membership Program

  • Start your lab from $1000/month! 

  • Office option only (20 hrs / week, wifi, domiciliation, etc.) $275/month 

  • Co-lab option (30 hours of lab / month, including 
    office option) $1000/month

  • Co-lab Plus option (24/7 rental) $1600/month

Microscope

CQIB membership program 

  • Start your lab from $1000/month

  • Office option only (20hrs/week, wifi, domiciliation, etc.) $275/month 

  • Co-lab option (30hrs/month, including the office option) $1000

  • Co-lab Plus option (24/7 rental) $1600/month

C0-lab Program CQIB

Access to a bench in a shared laboratory, including access to scientific equipment, glassware, lab coats, training on equipment, implementation of your SOP access to meeting rooms, coffee and inclusion to all CQIB activities.

Incubation program (new company or new R&D project)

Rental of a laboratory from 250 sf to 1100 sf, including access to the scientific equipment park, technical support for the launch of your laboratory and equipment training, support from our team for the development of your business ( financing, subsidy, export, R&D partnership), and 50 hours of consultation free of charge with our specialists in business development, regulatory affairs and financing.

People Working in Open Office

Incubation Program (new business or new R&D project)

Rental of a 250 sf (24 m2) to 1100 sf (103 m2) laboratory, including access to the scientific equipment park, technical support for the launch of your laboratory and equipment  training, support from our team for the development of your business (guidance on: financing options, grants, exportation, or R&D partnership), and 50 hours of free consultation with our specialists in business development, regulatory affairs and financing .

International Soft Landing Program

In collaboration with the Cité de la biotech and Montréal International, this program is intended for foreign companies wishing to start an R&D activity in Canada on a small scale, allowing the rental of a laboratory and support for the recruitment of personnel and start-up._cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_

Scientist in Laboratory

Soft Landing Program for international companies

In collaboration with the Cité de la Biotech and Montreal International, this program is intended for foreign companies wishing to launch R&D activities in Canada on a small scale. CQIB provides access to laboratories and support for staffing and other startup needs.

Medxlab Digital Acceleration Program

Medxlab is a business acceleration program carried out jointly with CTS Santé and aims to support the marketing of digital health products to public health networks and major pharmaceutical and health groups (Medtech, insurers). 


Our programs mobilize suppliers, experts and innovators to collaborate on innovative solutions to address challenges facing health care systems, biopharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers and insurers.

Visit Medxlab.ca for more information

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