June 24, 2024

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Mass layoffs at the Quebec company Diamentis

Mass layoffs at the Quebec company Diamentis

The Diamentis Board of Directors reluctantly decided last Friday, February 24, 2023 evening, to undertake a temporary mass layoff including all management, effective this morning for an indefinite period. company president Bernard Guimont wrote in a statement sent out Monday afternoon.

A total of 29 employees were fired. Mr. According to Guimont, these are engineers, psychiatrists, neuroscientists, biostatisticians and mathematicians.

Diamentis is developing technology that may make it possible to diagnose certain mental health disorders through retinal analysis. The company is trying to get its technology approved by the United States Medicines Agency FDA. She went ahead with this dismissal in the hope of getting this approval.

Diamentis started the refinancing phase last December. This phase of refinancing is being actively managed to continue ongoing work at the FDA Mentions Bernard Guymont.

Founded in 2015, Diamentis received $1M in funding from Ottawa in 2021.

In a statement sent last September, the company aims to commercialize its technology in North America by the end of 2024.

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