Member Institutions

Canada’s research institutions are SCN’s official members as described in the Network’s founding documents. SCN invests in research projects taking place at these institutions, which also contribute both cash and in-kind support to the Network’s research projects.

CancerCare Manitoba
Dalhousie University
Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont
Hospital for Sick Children
Jewish General Hospital
Lawson Health Research Institute
Memorial University of Newfoundland
McGill University
McMaster University
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Queen’s University
Robarts Research Institute
Simon Fraser University
Sinai Health System – Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
Sunnybrook and Women’s College Health Sciences Centre
Unity Health
Université de Montréal
Université de Montréal – CHU Ste-Justine
Université de Montréal – Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM)
Université de Montréal – Montreal Heart Institute
Université Laval
Université de Sherbrooke
University Health Network
University of Alberta
University of British Columbia
University of Calgary
University of Guelph 
University of Lethbridge
University of Manitoba
University of Ottawa
University of Ottawa Heart Institute Research Corporation
University of Regina
University of Saskatchewan
University of Toronto
University of Victoria
University of Waterloo
University of Western Ontario
York University

*Updated annually


SCN partners provide both cash and in-kind support on SCN funded research. Our partners come from industry, non-government organizations, health charities and from across the globe. Thanks to our member and partner commitments SCN has leveraged $148 million in research, training and outreach since inception.


Advanced Solutions Life Sciences
Apiary Therapeutics
Aspect Biosystems
Aurora Scientific Inc.
Bloom Burton & Co
BlueRock Therapeutics
ConvaTec Ltd
Dalton Pharma Services
Encellin Inc.
Fluidigm Inc.
FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific
Inteligex Inc.
MD Biologix Inc.
Mesentech Inc.
Mesintel Technologies
Miltenyi Biotec
Morphocell Technologies
Nanosurface Biomedical (Curi Bio)
Northern Therapeutics Inc.
Organo Biotech
Satellos Bioscience
Sigma-Aldrich Canada
STEMCELL Technologies
St. Jude Medical (Abbott)
Straterra Inc
TARA Biosystems
ViaCyte Inc.
VisuCyte Therapeutics (VCT) Inc.
Zamboni Chem Solution Inc.

Internationally based partners

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM)
Integra LifeSciences
International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR)
Mission Therapeutics
Rett Syndrome Research Trust
Simons Foundation Autism Research Institute
Stem Cells Australia
The Hinxton Group
Wellcome Trust Center for Human Genetics 

Non-government organizations (NGOs), health charities and other

Alberta Diabetes Foundation (ADF)
BC Cancer
BC Children’s Hospital Foundation
Birmingham Foundation
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute (CCSRI)
Canadian Critical Care Trials Group (CCCTG)
Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program (CNTRP)
Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society
Canadian Medical Association
Canadian College of Medical Geneticists (CCMG)
Centre du recherche du CHUS
Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD)
Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM)
Charles R. Allard Foundation
CHU de Quebec
CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Canada (DRIFCan)
Felicia & Arnold Aaron Foundation
Fighting Blindness Canada
Fondation des pompiers (FPQGB)
Heart and Stroke Foundation Canada
Hôpital Charles-le-Moyne
International Society for Cellular Therapy (ISCT)
Innovate BC
JDRF Canada
Let’s Talk Science
Maryse and William Brock Foundation
McGill Regenerative Medicine Network
Medicine by Design
Michael Smith Foundation
Molly Towell Perinatal Research Foundation (MTPRF)
Mouse Imaging Centre
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
Muscular Dystrophy Canada
NeuroDevNet – Kids Brain Health Network
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR)
Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine (OIRM)
Ontario Research Fund
Ontario Rett Syndrome Association
Ottawa Hospital Bone and Marrow Transplant Program
Ottawa Methods Centre
Pierre Lavoie Foundation
Precision Medicine Policy Network
Quebec Centre for Aging (RSBO)
Quebec Network for Research on Aging
Richard and Edith Strauss Foundation
SR Research Limited
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation
The Ottawa Hospital Foundation
Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation
Truth in Advertising
UHN Foundation

*Updated annually