News and Press
December 1, 2022
Lunar Medical awarded a $2,000,000 contract by the Canadian Space Agency to develop the Connected Care Medical Module (C2M2) prototype. The C2M2 will be a deployable, integrated digital care suite for rural and remote communities and a model for healthcare delivery in spaceflight. Read more here https://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/funding-programs/health-beyond-canadian-flagship-c2m2.asp
June 14-16, 2021
Lunar Medical will be presenting at Canada Reaches for the Moon, the 2021 Canadian Lunar Workshop (https://clw-alc.ca).
June 1-2, 2021
Lunar Medical has been invited to showcase our work at the Canadian Space Agency/NRC/IRAP Healthcare Without Boundaries Colloquium (register here).
Feb 1-4, 2021
Lunar Medical presents concept studies in space medical simulation and digital health architecture for spaceflight at the 2021 NASA Human Research Program's Investigator's Workshop (IWS).
Lunar Medical working with local industries, including Tenova Goodfellow and their Hamilton-based unit, Nova Analytical Systems, to develop a pandemic ventilator. Read about us here, on the McMaster Engineering website.
Lunar medical has been awarded 2 space medical technology concept studies by the Canadian Space Agency: One for the design of a Decision Support System for Space Medicine, and a second for the development of a simulation-based medical training system for ground and flight environments.
November 20, 2018
Lunar Medical successful in the Department of National Defence (DND) IDEaS competition! The Innovation for Defence, Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program supports the development of solutions from their conceptual stage, through prototype testing and capability development. Under this program, Lunar Medical will to explore new ways to use Artificial Intelligence and computer modelling to understand the global international relations environment.
May 25, 2018
Lunar Medical receives funding to develop SIMAT, Synthetic Intelligence for Medical Assessment and Treatment. The Canadian Space Agency's Space Technology Development Program (STDP) supports innovation for the growth of the Canadian space sector and aims to reduce technological unknowns of future space missions. LMI's funded project is entitled, Development of an Artificial Cognitive System to Support Medical Diagnostics in Long-Duration Space Flight and Related Terrestrial Applications.
October 26, 2017
Lunar Medical CEO David Musson speaks at the Canadian Space Agency's Space Health Information Session at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto.
August 12, 2017
The NASA-funded Space Medical Bay Simulation Facility was featured on NBC Nightly News. Lunar Medical CEO David Musson is co-Principal Investigator along with Dr. Steven Yule of Harvard. Lunar Medical President Thomas Doyle, chief designer and co-Investigator on the project, designed and oversaw construction of the world's first purpose-built spaceflight medical simulation facility. Click here to view the broadcast.
April 11, 2016
March 21, 2016
LMI Wins ACMS Mission Contribution Study competition from the Canadian Space Agency. Lunar Medical was successful in our application to lead a review and redesign of the Advanced Crew Medical System, along with subcontractors MDA of Brampton, Ontario, and GlobVision of Montreal, Quebec.