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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) in orthotics, prosthetics and medical equipment. 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, the Center adheres to the following organizational values:

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Sectors

TOPMED 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 88 projects are thus divided: 29 in research and development; 27 in technical support; 17 drafts; 15 in internal expertise.

Certifications

TOPMED detain a Class 1 Medical Device Establishment License (MDEL) from Health Canada. TOPMED also own an orthotic and prosthetic laboratory permit from the Ministry of Health and Social Services. Finally, TOPMED is in the process of obtaining ISO 13485 certification - Medical device - Quality management systems.

Diversity

A growing multidisciplinary team

TOPMED is made up of a diverse team: orthotics and prosthetics, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, biomechanics, physiotherapy, IT, computer systems, advanced materials, chemistry, industrial design, occupational therapy, kinesiology and special education. The number of our employees and trainees continues to grow.