deutraMed to Sponsor Chemistry Award at Upcoming Canada-Wide Science Fair

Company aims to encourage interest and achievement in STEM studies among young Canadians

(Collingwood, Ont., May 11, 2021) – deutraMed Inc., a breakthrough deuterium science and innovation company, today proudly announced its support for the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF). The Science Fair, to be held virtually May 17-21, 2021, is Canada’s foremost annual youth science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) event, bringing together top young scientists and their projects from across the country.

deutraMed, which produces value-added deuterium-containing ingredients used mainly in the Life Sciences and High Technology sectors, is sponsoring CWSF’s Chemistry and Innovation Award for Grade 7 and 8 students. The award, to be announced on May 20, will recognize the Grade 7 or 8 student whose project demonstrates outstanding innovation in chemistry. 

“deutraMed’s support for the Canada-Wide Science Fair reflects our commitment to fostering Canada’s next generation of STEM innovators and entrepreneurs,” says Lisa Stuart, Managing Director, deutraMed. “Our goal in sponsoring the Chemistry and Innovation Award is to recognize promising young STEM students for their ingenuity, determination and hard work, and to encourage them to continue on the path to becoming Canada’s future STEM leaders.” 

The winner of the Grade 7/8 CWSF Chemistry and Innovation Award will be selected by Sofia Kalil, Team Leader – Electrochemistry & Intellectual Property at deutraMed. Ms. Kalil is a Chemical Engineering student at the University of Toronto.

“As an organization based on scientific innovation, we depend on the creative talent and technical contributions of recent STEM graduates and coop students for our success,” Ms. Kalil says. “In just a few years, today’s young science fair participants will be central to the success not only of companies like ours, but also Canada’s economy.”

The CWSF annually brings together Canada’s top STEM talent at the middle and high school levels. According to the Science Fair’s organizer, Youth Science Canada, every year more than 500,000 young Canadians participate in project-based science, about the same number who are involved in minor hockey.

About deutraMed Inc. 

deutraMed™ is a breakthrough deuterium science and innovation company. We meet the growing demand for value-added deuterium-containing ingredients used mainly in the Life Sciences and High Technology sectors. We also provide research and services for next-generation deuterium products in partnership with our clients, and conduct IP-driven R&D for biopharma and bio-materials applications with support from a world-class Scientific Advisory Board. DeutraMed is a member of the KEY DH Technologies Inc. group of companies. For more information, please visit  

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