MIX is Canada’s first industry-led hub dedicated to helping medical technology startups scale successfully in Canada. Spearheaded by anchor tenant Intellijoint Surgical, MIX was created to reduce the barriers and bridge the resource gap facing medical technology startups.

Provide tailored mentorship, grow networks and facilitate partnerships

Provide access to a shared state-of-the-art lab, manufacturing facilities and collaborative office space

Connect and unite the medtech community locally, nationally and globally





Intellijoint Surgical

Penta Medical

Vena Medical

Bloom Health Solutions


809 Wellington Street North, Unit 2

Kitchener ON N2H 5L6


Provide a collaborative environment for Canadian medical technology companies that supports their individual growth and contributes to the overall success of the local ecosystem.

A thriving ecosystem that develops, sustains, and retains local medical technology companies and establishes Waterloo Region as a leader in medical innovation.



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• Fully furnished turnkey office
• Modern design, open concept space with high ceilings and abundant natural light
• State-of-the-art lab facility
• Ample free on-site parking 
• Professional boardrooms and flexible meeting and event spaces
• Meditation/wellness room 
• Easy access to nearby transit, Highway 7/8 and 401
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COVID-19 Response

Intellijoint CEO Armen Bakirtzian and Medical Innovation Xchange (MIX) incubator companies are offering assistance to Canadian manufacturers mobilizing to fight COVID-19. 

Intellijoint CEO Armen Bakirtzian and Medical Innovation Xchange (MIX) incubator companies are offering assistance to Canadian manufacturers mobilizing to fight COVID-19.

For more information, please contact Kaitlin de Gouw at k.degouw@medicalinnovationxchange.com

For more information, please contact Kaitlin de Gouw at k.degouw@medicalinnovationxchange.com

MIX companies are offering free-of-charge advisory services for non-medical manufacturing companies who have answered Canada’s Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight COVID-19 and are retooling facilities and equipment to rapidly produce medical supplies. As industry experts in turning prototypes into medical devices, MIX is helping companies navigate specific challenges efficiently, avoid costly mistakes, and get products into hospitals faster to meet increasing demands. 

Provide Mentorship:

  • ISO13485 compliance (Quality Systems)

  • Health Canada Medical Device (and Establishment) Licenses.

  • Medical Device Manufacturing and Assembly.

  • Traceability and post market surveillance.

  • Medical Device Engineering.

  • Clinical Research.

Facilitate Domestic Connections:

  • ISO 13485 Certified Manufacturers.

  • Product testing labs.

  • Quality / Regulatory Affairs consultants.

  • ISO Certification Body.

  • Medical Device Electrical Safety / EMC Testing.

  • Packaging compliance, Sterilization Suppliers.

For more information, please contact info@medicalinnovationxchange.com  

COVID-19  Response

From day one our mission at MIX has been simple: to pay it forward. 

We are facing an unprecedented global medical emergency and we want to help however we can. 

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