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Mission

TOPMED assists organizations involved in health, adaptation, rehabilitation and mobility. We develop, personalize, optimize and validate devices, equipment and technologies for vulnerable and athletic populations.

Vision

TOPMED enjoys the status of a College Center for Technology Transfer (CCTT). The Center aims to become the expert leader in personalized health by focusing on the particulars of physical differences, loss of autonomy, and the morphology and functionality of customized aids.

Thanks to its unique expertise, TOPMED is a leader in personalized health innovation and a key player in technological development. TOPMED is proud to support organizations involved in the field of life sciences.

Values

In its activities, our Center adheres to the following organizational values:

1. Team spirit

We join forces to work together towards common goals. We aim to build an engaged and motivatedteam that works in the best interests of the Center and its mission.

2. Integrity

Our honest, just and fair relationships breed success, both within the team and in our relationships with our partners. 

3. Excellency

Our actions and decisions reflect our desire to improve, to excel and to stand out. We work with employees who believe in the pursuit of excellence.

4. Respect

Respect is manifested in the acceptance of others and in not violating anyone or their personal space. Openness and positivism are the Center’s keys to success.

5. Partnership

We promote the innovation and sharing of new ideas that will lead to the Center’s success. We are entrepreneurial and seize collaborative opportunities to be leaders in our niche.

Sectors

We participate in various health projects with:

  • Orthotic and prosthetic laboratories
  • Medical equipment industry
  • Dental sector
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Businesses in connected health (telerehabilitation, remote monitoring, biosensors)
  • Occupational health and safety companies (ergonomics)
  • Paramedical equipment industry
  • Sports industry
  • Businesses involved in manufacturing and distribution of residential products
  • Retirement residences
  • Federations and associations

Our 94 projects are thus divided: 16 in research and development; 24 in technical support; 39 drafts; 15 in internal expertise .

Growth

A Constantly Growing Budget

The 2017-2018 fiscal year ended with a surplus of $ 41,057 and exceeded $ 1 million in revenue. This was achieveddespite costs greater than prior years, such as investment in equipment and development and an increased rental cost.

Diversity

A Growing Multidisciplinary Team

The team was diversified again in 2017-2018 and includes specialists in: Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biomechanics, Physiotherapy, IT, Computer Systems, Advanced Materials, Industrial Design, Orthotics and Prosthetics, Occupational Therapy, Chemistry, Kinesiology, and Special Education. The number of our employees and trainees continues to grow.