Company History & Awards
Our Journey: Science. Innovation. Commercialization.

Our History

From our roots as a spin-off from Toronto’s University Health Network hospital to a successful global innovator of medical technologies helping in the fight against COVID and in extreme care environments around the world, we are fuelled by our desire to improve the health outcomes of so many at home and around the world.

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2003 - 2011
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Thornhill Research, co-founded by Dr. Joe Fisher, world expert in breathing sciences
University Health Network Spinoff
Leveraged key innovations into product development (three of which were sold and exited)
2012 - 2015
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First Products Commercialized
US Marines Contract Award for Portable ICU (MOVES®)
FDA 510(k) Clearance for MOVES® SLC™ and Mobile Anesthesia Device (MADM™)
Thornhill Medical is ISO13485 registered
2016 - 2019
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Global Sales Expansion
US Marines Award for Mobile Anesthesia Device (MADM™)
FDA (De Nova) Clearance for ClearMate™
Commercial Infrastructure and FDA QSR compliant
2020 and Beyond
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Continued Global Growth
4 Continents
19+ Countries
50 Research Institutes
Fighting COVID-19 with MOVES® SLC™

Our Awards

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September 24, 2021: Medical technology innovation company, Thornhill Medical, ranked as one of The Globe and Mail’s Canada’s Top Growing Companies.

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September 25, 2020: Medical technology innovation company, Thornhill Medical, ranked as one of The Globe and Mail’s Canada’s Top Growing Companies.
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November 24, 2018: Thornhill Medical has won the Emerging Exporter Category at the 2018 Ontario Export Awards.
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May 11, 2017: US Marine Corps Systems Command awards Thornhill Research Inc. Contract for Field Anesthesia Systems.
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U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command awarded, 2012.
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Naval Health Research Center awarded, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2010.
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