Amgen becomes a new member of CQDM to further the development of cutting-edge drug discovery

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Montreal, November 19th 2018 – CQDM is pleased to welcome Amgen as a new member of its biopharmaceutical research consortium established to identify and invest in highly innovative biopharmaceutical research projects in Quebec and Canada with the ultimate goal of enabling the development of better treatments for patients. This announcement was made at CQDM’s 10th Anniversary Forum in the presence … Read More

Pfizer Canada renews its support to CQDM with a $550,000 contribution

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A first project led by Professor Brian Chen at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre is selected for funding thanks to the Pfizer contribution Montreal, November 19, 2018 – We are pleased to announce that Pfizer Canada, a founding member of CQDM, renews its confidence in CQDM with a contribution of $550,000. This significant engagement will help … Read More

Merck Canada reaffirms its commitment to CQDM with a $3.5M contribution to sustain innovation in Life Sciences

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Montreal, Quebec – November 19, 2018 – CQDM is delighted to announce that Merck Canada, a founding member of the consortium, is renewing its commitment with a $3.5M contribution to support the development of disruptive technologies in biopharmaceutical research in Quebec and Canada. The research and development projects funded as part of this initiative will be selected through the CQDM … Read More

CQDM, Diazon and the Oncopole in collaboration with Mitacs announce the creation of a prize of excellence for graduate students in cancer research in memory of Professor Gordon Shore

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        Montreal, November 19, 2018 – CQDM, Diazon and the Oncopole, in collaboration with Mitacs, are pleased to announce the creation of the Gordon Shore Prize to pay tribute to the remarkable accomplishments of Professor Shore in the field of cancer research. CQDM, Diazon, the Oncopole, in collaboration with Mitacs, will endow the newly founded Gordon Shore … Read More

Les regroupements sectoriels de recherche industrielle offrent leurs félicitations au nouveau ministre de l’Économie et de l’Innovation

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Montréal, le 19 octobre 2018 – Les regroupements sectoriels de recherche industrielle (RSRI) félicitent le nouveau ministre de l’Économie et de l’Innovation, monsieur Pierre Fitzgibbon, et lui assurent, ainsi qu’à l’ensemble du gouvernement, leur pleine et active collaboration pour stimuler l’arrimage entre la recherche académique et les entreprises innovantes au Québec. Représentant les secteurs phares du Québec, les RSRI sont … Read More

CQDM is proud to be part of Optina Diagnostics’ success

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Zoic Capital, Desjardins Capital and Other Investors Join Montréal-based Alzheimer Early Detection Optina Diagnostics $4 M Seed Round Montréal, Québec, Oct. 10, 2018—Optina Diagnostics Inc., a leader in early detection of Alzheimer through the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Spectral Retinal Imaging, has raised C$4 million in a new round of funding to scale up its clinical development and … Read More

We are RECRUITING! Interested in a Controller position? Apply now!

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About CQDM CQDM is a not-for-profit pharma-based consortium active in biopharmaceutical research whose mission is to fund the development of innovative tools and technologies to accelerate drug discovery. Unique in the world, CQDM’s business model is based on a collaborative approach where all stakeholders share the costs of biopharmaceutical research and benefit from its results. CQDM also provides a common … Read More

CQDM SynergiQc program now includes an additional section on breast cancer, in collaboration with the Canadian Cancer Society

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As part of its SynergiQc program and in addition to its regular and ongoing call for proposals, CQDM is pleased to inform the Quebec research community of the launch of a targeted Call for Proposals focused on breast cancer research. Thanks to a partnership established with the Canadian Cancer Society, up to $5M will be available to support research leading … Read More

Canadian Cancer Society and CQDM announce a partnership of $5 million for breast cancer research in Quebec

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Every dollar raised in Quebec by the Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure will be matched by CQDM Montreal, June 20, 2018 – The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS), a leader in breast cancer research funding in the province and Quebec’s largest cancer group offering support services to people living with breast cancer, is proud to announce the establishment of a fund to … Read More