Partnerships & Industry Offers

OIRM is committed to supporting scientists in Ontario’s regenerative medicine community. As part of that commitment, we have developed our Partnership Program to help OIRM investigators and trainees stretch their research dollars even further.

The discounts and offers below are available to all OIRM members and associated labs.

OIRM would like to thank our partners for their support of our research community and by working with us to bring added value.

For information on any of our discounts or if your company would like to participate in the program, please connect with us via the “contact us” function at the bottom of this page.

Industry discounts and offers                                     


25% discount towards your next cell culture reagent purchase from R&D Systems or Tocris. Bio-Techne will also have special promotions each quarter on a new batch of products. These offers cannot be combined with other offers or promotions and do not apply to bulk or custom orders. To access these discounts please contact your local sales rep for a quote.

Canadian Blood Services

Cord blood bank samples are available through CBS Cord Blood for Research program. OIRM investigators can request both fresh and frozen samples for research purposes only. Products can be requested here.

C3i Center Inc

OIRM’s commercialization and manufacturing partner for cell and gene therapy. More info on their services can be found here. To connect with someone at C3i, please use the “contact us” function at the bottom of the page.

Miltenyi Biotec

Get 50% off your initial order of Miltenyi’s REAfinity recombinant antibodies, MACS cytokines, TC media or Miltenyi cell separation kits or MicroBeads. Miltenyi’s products can be found here. Applicable to 1st order only on new products for your research. Quote pricing available for future orders. To take advantage of these OIRM promotional discounts, please contact:


10% off most Peprotech products, with additional discounts on select proteins and antibodies. Shipping fees will also be waived for online orders. To place an order click here to search items and enter OIRM’s quote number K2619-OIRM at checkout.

Personal Genome Project Canada iPSC lines (SickKids)

As part of the Personal Genome Project Canada (PGPC) program 14 healthy control iPS cell lines are now available to OIRM researchers. These lines were derived and characterized by Drs. James Ellis and Stephen Scherer and can be used for a broad range of iPSC based experiments and assays. Additional details can be found here or by contacting the investigators directly.

Roche Custom Biotech

50% off your first order with Roche Custom Biotech plus special pricing and additional discounts for OIRM members. This promotion applies to antibodies, enzymes, testing kits and more. Contact Jennifer Trutina for more information or download this quarters promotion here.

Sony Biotechnology

20% off of all Sony Biotechnology flow cytometry Antibodies and Fluorochromes. Orders can be placed online in 3-easy steps. 1) Click here and create a “Purchasing Account” (please be sure to click “purchasing account” and not “shopping account”) 2) Fill out your information and enter “OIRM Sony Promo 2018” in the “Job Title” field. 3) Within 24 hours you will be able to browse and purchase reagents with your new discount.

Structural Genomics Consortium

Epigenetic probes and antibodies from the Structural Genomic Consortium are made available to OIRM investigators free of charge or at cost. To request a sample or see of list of reagents click here, reference OIRM when requesting these samples.