René GosselinPresident at Menodys Inc.

Mr. Gosselin has more than 30 years of experience in the life science industry and since 2009, is founding-shareholder and president of Menodys, a medical device company. Prior to 2009, he was managing partner at CREA Group, and has also served as president of Val-CHUM LLP, the technology transfer organisation of CHUM (Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Montréal) where he oversaw all the technology transfer activities of CHUM’s affiliated research centers.

From 1996 to 2002, Mr. Gosselin served as president and general manager of Biovet, a start-up company in the veterinary and agri-food industry. During his tenure, he secured more than $16 million in financing and built the company up to more than 90 employees with operations in Canada and the United States (St. Paul, MN). The company’s multinational activities generated over $10 million worth of sales per year after only five years of operations. Mr. Gosselin, through the CREA group and his own management firm, has been involved with many start-ups in executive positions.

Mr. Gosselin holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and a MBA from the University of Sherbrooke, as well as a certificate in business law from the Université de Montreal. Mr. Gosselin is co-inventor on two patents in the medical device sector.