Success Stories: Augurex

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Innovative research.
Life-changing science.

Augurex is a biotech company that developed the JOINTstat® blood test to detect early signs of rheumatoid arthritis.

Used in Canada, the United States, Europe and Japan, Augurex’s innovation allows doctors to treat the disease early and lessen long-term joint damage in patients.

How we’re helping them grow their business

  • Wage subsidies to help hire post-doctoral employees
  • Funding to adapt technology for international markets
  • Financing and strategy development for international exports
  • Insurance funding for lab and office space
  • Federal and provincial funding and advisory services
  • Advice and funding to explore new commercial opportunities

How they’re helping
to build our economy

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Fostering Innovation

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Growing Fast

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Exporting Globally

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Creating Jobs

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Increasing productivity

With the support of
AGS partners

  • Export Development Canada (EDC)
  • Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
  • Global Affairs Canada’s Going Global Program
  • Global Affairs Canada’s CanExport Program
  • National Research Council’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP)
  • Mitacs

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