Multimillionaire Gatineau businessman Olivier Benloulou has become a significant investor and trusted adviser as young firm looks to crack retail market in 2022.
Local biotech firm's groundbreaking platform is used by medical researchers around the world to create 3D images of hearts, knees and other body parts.
Local firm's system uses a concept called fogponics, a technique pioneered by NASA that nourishes plants with nutrient-enriched water vapour.
Company announced this week that Health Canada has given the green light to its device for emergency use, meaning labs now have access to the spit kit for COVID-19 testing.
Ottawa company says it plans to begin shipping the device “immediately” to federal and provincial governments as well as commercial customers.
Local economic development agencies are doing their best to help give the city’s fledgling biotech and medical devices sector a leg up
Finding investors willing to play the long game can be a challenge
Customers include U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and New York City’s department of health