Whether you are seeking leading edge research, medical device testing and validation or a great location to establish your medical device business, you should consider London, Ontario, Canada.
World-renowned medical device companies such as G.E. Healthcare, 3M and Trudell Medical International have established operations in London to take advantage of the unique combination of attractive business costs, top talent, world class research institutions and infrastructure.
London is also home to a number of rapidly growing, emerging medical device companies that have been nurtured in the fertile London business environment.
London has a vibrant and growing life sciences sector. There are 19 hospital and research facilities and over 50 life sciences companies. More than 20,000 people are employed in this sector, including over 2,000 researchers. Located halfway between Toronto and Detroit, London is the regional centre for Southwestern Ontario, Canada, servicing over 2.5 million people.
PHOTON TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL (PTI)
Photon Technology International, Inc. PTI is a public corporation established in 1983 to develop and manufacture optical components for spectroscopic instrumentations. The focus has since been shifted on fluorescence and phosphorescence aspects of spectroscopy. PTI holds the honour of being the oldest independent fluorescence company in existence today.
Today PTI designs and manufactures a variety of scientific systems, which include turnkey spectrofluorometers, lifetime fluorometers, and fluorescence microscopy systems. PTI also offers a complete line of sub-assemblies and components referred to as Optical Building Blocks. OBB's include accessory items such as microscope illuminator and photometers, high-intensity light sources, nitrogen and dye lasers, tunable illuminators, monochromators, optical choppers, sample compartments, PMT housings, and ICCD cameras. All of PTI equipment is designed using open-architecture modular format to allow utmost in versatility. PTI's modular and custom design philosophy aids the researcher's needs in keeping pace with growing experimental needs by enhancing system components with new options and technologies.
PTI's objective is to continue providing exceptional products in the field of fluorescence spectroscopy. PTI is an international company with established presence in Canada, USA, England, Germany, Denmark and network of dealers and representatives in Asia and rest of the world.
Core Research Strengths
- Advanced Medical and Molecular Imaging
- Biomedical engineering and prototype development
- Validation (pre-clinical and clinical)
- Education (training and simulations)
- Biomaterials and Nanotechnology
Universities and Colleges
The University of Western Ontario (Western)
Commercialization Centres and Research Parks
Other Major Institutions