Canadian Life Tech Company Montrium Opens European Headquarters in Brussels to Support Further Expansion in the Region
Brussels, Belgium – Sept 18, 2019 - Montrium, a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for the life science industry, announced this month the official opening of its flagship European headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. The 15-year-old-company, with over 60 professionals working with more than 250 pharmaceutical and life science organizations since its inception, will continue to grow its European customer base and support our existing partners from Belgium.
Since the company’s founding in 2005, Montrium has advanced as a cloud-based solutions powerhouse for the life sciences industry, known for its unique blend of technology and GxP regulatory expertise. Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Montrium’s most extensive customer base is in North America, yet globally over eight thousand users work with the Connect platform to manage regulated content and accelerate their time to market.
To support a growing customer base within Europe the team looked to expand further into the region. President and CEO Paul Fenton shares, "With Belgium as a true pharmaceutical and biotechnology hotspot, and Brussels being at the heart of Europe, we knew this is where we needed to be." Belgium represents no less than 18% of the European biotech market capitalization and is where the world’s 10 top biopharma players have based vital R&D activities.
With employees in Belgium, Luxembourg, and France, the opening of the new Brussels office is a true catalyst in expanding Montrium’s product and service offering to a dense community of innovative SMEs where . On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019, the Montrium team celebrated the milestone at a launch reception hosted by the Canadian Embassy in Brussels.
Speaking to a room full of life science industry leaders and guests, the Ambassador of Canada to Belgium and Luxembourg H.E. Olivier Nicoloff started the evening off by sharing the unique advantages held by Belgian and Canadian companies investing in business and technology. The Délégué Général du Québec à Bruxelles Pierre-Luc Desgagné and hub.brussels CEO Isabelle Grippa welcomed Montrium, both as central partners in supporting Montrium’s endeavor to establish an office in Brussels.
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Montrium is one of the leading providers of cloud-based collaborative content management software and GxP cloud services to the life sciences industry. Having served over 200 life science customers in over 20 countries, Montrium is committed to delivering an unparalleled customer experience to the life sciences as a true technology partner.