news and media

Pre-clinical Animal Study

July 22, 2016 - We have completed two tests in porcine animal models with no renal function in a facility affiliated with UCLA.

Funding Announcement

May 12, 2016 - We are pleased to announce Qidni Labs Inc. has received a grant from Ontario Center of Excellence for characterization of its implantable renal replacement therapy (artificial kidney) device with porcine animal models.

Funding Announcement

March 10, 2016 - We are pleased to announce Qidni Labs Inc. has received funding from SOSV - The Accelerator VC and we have joined IndieBio SF , the largest biotech startup accelerator in the world.

Supporting Research and Innovation in Space Technology in Kitchener

April 16, 2015 - Stephen Woodworth, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre announce that Qidni Labs Inc. of Kitchener received research and development (R&D) funding valued at close to $200,000.

Head to Head

April 10, 2015 - Waterloo Region's Promising Startups go Head to Head.

University Keynote

January 8, 2015 - Our Founder, Dr. Morteza Ahmadi, gives a keynote talk at Biomedical Engineering Symposium at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.

Technology Grant

December 17, 2014 - Qidni received a technology development grant from Canadian Space Agency.

Semi-finalists at Global Action Challenge

September 24, 2014 - The Global Action Challenge is a competitive investment opportunity to identify breakthrough prototypes, technologies or early-stage ventures that hold promise for transformative impact on health and food and are scalable business enterprises.

Pitching for kidney care

August 12, 2014 - Engineering student competes for one million dollar prize in 43North.

The Record Article

July 29, 2014 - Kidney cleaner company hits semifinals in lucrative competition.

43North Semifinals

July 15, 2014 - Qidni becomes a semi-finalist in the 43North competition!

43North contest narrowed to 113 entrants

July 15, 2014 - Qidni was selected as a semi-finalist (top 113 in 6932 applications from 96 countries) at 43North business competition, Buffalo, NY, USA.

Velocity Science

June 6, 2014 - Qidni joins Velocity Science.

Communitech Hub

June 5, 2014 - Qidni was accepted at Communitech Hub in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

MaRS Discovery District

April 10, 2014 - Qidni was accepted at MaRS Discovery District.


March 1, 2014 - Qidni was born!