Resources for researchers

NMIN Strategic Initiatives Funding

Open, ongoing call for applications

NMIN’s Strategic Initiatives (SI) program supports rapid responses to just-in-time research, commercialization or knowledge mobilization opportunities.

Budgets may be requested to a maximum of $50,000. Projects must be achievable within a one-year timeframe and be aligned with NMIN’s mission and vision.

Application Guidelines  |  Questions: danrogers@nanomedicines.ca

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Intellectual Property (IP) Management tools

These three interactive tools take you step-by-step through the processes of: deciding if you are in a position to pursue a patent for your IP; determining if you have Freedom to Operate (FTO); and filing a patentthree fundamental components of IP management.

NMIN’s three interactive tools take you step-by-step through the processes of: deciding if you are in a position to pursue a patent for your IP; determining if you have Freedom to Operate (FTO); and filing a patentthree fundamental components of IP management.

THESE TOOLS ARE NOT ACCESSIBLE ON SMALLER SCREENS OR MOST MOBILE DEVICES.

If you are seeing this text your device’s screen is too small to properly view these tools. Please access this page using a device with a larger screen.

Should I get
a patent?

A step-by-step guide

Do I have
freedom to operate?

A step-by-step guide

Patenting:
what’s involved?

A step-by-step guide

These tools were developed in collaboration with Wendy Lamson, Partner & Patent Agent, Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall.

Take a video tour of the tools with Wendy.

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Research Associate, Technology Development @ GENEVANT

GENEVANT in Vancouver, BC, seeks a Research Associate to play a key role in producing and characterizing formulations of our proprietary lipid nanoparticle (LNP) platform for early-stage evaluation in preclinical models. Read the job posting

Tenure-track position in nanomedicine or chemical biology @ UBC

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in their Nanomedicine and Chemical Biology Research Theme, where the research programs focus on many aspects of drug discovery, development and delivery.

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Postdoctoral position with Cuprous Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Cuprous seeks a highly motivated post-doctoral fellow with expertise in formulation development to prepare, characterize, troubleshoot, and optimize nanoformulations for in vitro and in vivo applications at various scales.

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Postdoctoral positions in the Cullis lab @ UBC

The Cullis Laboratory in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at UBC is currently seeking two highly motivated, full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellows with a Ph.D in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Pharmacology, or a related field. Read the job posting

Postdoctoral position @ Université de Montreal

Dr. Isabelle Brunette’s research group is looking for a postdoctoral fellow who wishes to explore new frontiers in gene therapy and vision science.

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Various openings @ Precision Nanosystems

Precision Nanosystems, a global leader in innovative solutions for the discovery, development, and manufacture of novel nanoparticle medicines, is hiring. Positions range from research assistants to scientists.

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Postdoctoral position open in Kelley Laboratory @ UofT

Dr. Shana Kelley is looking for an engineer or biologist with interest and expertise in tumor immunology and cell therapy, to join her multidisciplinary team developing a new platform for cell therapy.

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Topical Gene Therapy Scientist with Avro Life Science

Seeking creative scientists with experience working with the skin and/or other topically targeted organs (eye, lung). The ideal candidate has 3-7 years experience in academia and industry delivering drugs into the skin and transfecting relevant epidermal cells.

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Research & Development Scientist with Interface Biologics Inc. in Toronto

Interface Biologics Inc. is looking for a motivated individual for a 12-month contract working on a project in collaboration with Evonik Canada, in the business line Health Care.

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Postdoctoral position in gene therapy @ UBC

Dr. Sarah Hedtrich has an open position for a postdoctoral fellow in non-viral gene therapy using CRISPR as part of a CIHR-funded grant. She seeks someone with a strong background in gene editing and (ideally) CRISPR-Cas.

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Research & partnerships management position @ NMIN

NMIN seeks a manager with project management experience, excellent communication skills & strong judgment to administer all aspects of its Research, Commercialization & Partnerships program.

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Nanomedicinal lab positions open @ University of Manitoba

Dr. Hagar Labouta is looking for excellent students/postdocs/research assistants/techicians with cell-culture experience to join her lab and work in interesting Nanomedicinal research areas.

Contact: hagar.labouta@umanitoba.ca