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Welcome to the Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine’s (CCRM) Media Centre. If you are looking for an expert to comment on any aspect of stem cells, biomaterials or regenerative medicine, we can help you. CCRM’s scientific experts are world leaders in their fields and can conduct interviews in English and French – and frequently additional languages too.

If you are a member of the media, please feel free to use the information you find on this site in your stories. Please acknowledge CCRM as the original source. We also encourage you to provide your audience with CCRM’s Website address:



To learn more about CCRM or regenerative medicine, please contact: Phone: 647-309-1830




Publication: CCRM Annual Report 2014

Click here for some background on the regenerative medicine industry and CCRM

Publication: CCRM In Review

CCRM at a Glance


News Releases

September 25, 2014. Stem cell superheroes swoop into Sherbrooke to teach about growth, healing and regeneration.pdf 


September 10, 2014. Research that helps explain muscle regeneration is recognized with Canadian award.pdf 


September 3, 2014. RepliCel Life Sciences Joins Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine, Industry Consortium.pdf 


August 25, 2014. New National Health Sciences Accelerator, Accel-Rx Formally Launched as a Centre of Excellence for Commercialization & Research


July 31, 2014. CCRM uses ambr15 for Pluripotent Stem Cell Expansion and Differentiation Research.pdf


July 25, 2014. Thirteen More Companies Join CCRM's Industry Consortium as Associate Members. pdf


June 25, 2014. Accel-Rx Health Sciences Accelerator to Partner with BDC Venture Capital to Help Create up to 20 Leading Canadian Companies.pdf


June 17, 2014. Experts to debate The Real Deal on Stem Cell Therapies at free event in Vancouver .pdf


June 16, 2014. CCRM and Stem Cells Australia Agree to Collaborate in the Global Translation of Stem Cell Research.pdf


May 5, 2014. Hemostemix Joins Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine, Industry Consortium.pdf


January 31, 2014. CCRM Introduces New Leadership to Drive Company Creation Strategy


October 21, 2013. International stem cell and regenerative medicine community convenes in Banff, Alberta.pdf


October 11, 2013. 360ip and CCRM Join Forces to Source Best IP in Regenerative Medicine.pdf


September 25, 2013. Canadian Stem Cell Technology Expected to Offer New Options for Blood Stem Cell Transplants.pdf


May 31, 2013. Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine Centres in Canada and UK Collaborating to Accelerate Commercialization of New Medicines for Patients.pdf


February 28, 2013. Sernova and Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine Partner to Treat Chronic Diseases.pdf


February 20, 2013. CCRM Introduces CGP-led Ethics Unit to Promote Responsible Research.pdf


February 6, 2013. Insception Biosciences Inc. Offers New Expertise to CCRM's Industry Consortium.pdf


January 15, 2013. New Collaboration Between CCRM and Nikon to Reap Benefits Outside the Lab.pdf


December 3, 2012. New Collaboration Will Result in Optimal Media and Process Parameters for Affordable Stem Cell Therapies.pdf


December 3, 2012. VistaGen Therapeutics Becomes Member of Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM) Consortium.pdf


October 29, 2012. Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp.pdf


August 23, 2012. McEwen Centre-CCRM Partnership to Drive Mass Production of Life-saving Stem Cells.pdf


May 2012.  Toronto Regenerative Medicine Centre Helps Launch International Consortium.pdf


April 30, 2012.  Pfizer-CCRM Innovaton Fund Release.pdf


March 12, 2012. EMD Millipore and the Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine Collaborate to Optimize Conditions for Large-scale Stem Cell Cultivation.pdf


March 9, 2012New industry partnership to strengthen regenerative medicine industry in Canada.pdf


September 28, 2011. CCRM announces its inaugural Board of Directors.pdf


June 17, 2011. New partnership to mass-produce stem cells for patient therapies.pdf


June 14, 2011. New centre to drive commercialization of regenerative medicine.pdf


December 6, 2010. The Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE): Five new Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research.pdf


December 6, 2010. The University of Toronto:  University of Toronto-hosted regenerative medicine centre awarded $15 million from federal government.pdf