About Us

Bringing Imaging Innovations to the World

Canada is known throughout the world for its expertise in medical imaging research and development. Academic centres and spin-off companies are developing leading technologies that will change how we diagnose and treat disease.

The Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization

The Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization exists to facilitate the commercialization of important and world-leading medical imaging technology, so that Canadians can reap the health and economic benefits of these innovations.

The Centre provides technology development services with expertise focused in medical imaging to help researchers, startups and small and medium-sized companies bring their imaging innovations to the marketplace.  CIMTEC has been certified by BSI to ISO 13485 under certificate number FM646075


The Centre is a not-for-profit corporation supported by the Government of Canada through the Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR) program and the Ontario provincial government through the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR).

CIMTEC Medical Inc.

CIMTEC Medical Inc. (CMI) is a for-profit company wholly owned by the Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization. As of January 2016, all potentially profitable fee-for-service or licensing engagements are contracted through CIMTEC Medical Inc. from the Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization, and other service providers, to carry out customer projects.

Since 2011, the company has built brand recognition among its customer base as CIMTEC. Combined, CIMTEC Medical Inc. and the Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization will continue to be known as CIMTEC.

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