Our Team


Our Team Cares

At Lumira, we know that breakthrough innovations we fund emerge from a dynamic and thriving health sciences ecosystem. We support our broader community by donating a portion of partner time and profits to support the research, translational medicine and healthcare access missions of over a dozen leading healthcare foundations.

Foundation Partners

The charter foundations participating in Lumira’s Philanthropic initiative are:

  • BC’s Children’s Hospital

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • SickKids Foundation

    Toronto, Ontatio
  • Fondation de l’Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont

    Montreal, Quebec
  • St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation

    Hamilton, Ontario
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Sunnybrook Foundation

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Montreal Heart Institute Foundation

    Montreal, Quebec
  • Trillium Healthcare Partners Foundation

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

    Toronto, Ontario
  • VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • William Osler Health System Foundation

    Brampton, Etobicoke Ontario
  • St. Michaels Foundation

    Toronto, Ontario

Lumira Gives

Lumira Ventures supports a number of foundations and events in our broader community, including:

  • Foundation Fighting Blindness

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Crohns & Colitis

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Cycle for Sight

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Heart and Stroke - Big Bike

    Toronto, Ontario


  • “Research is the bedrock of innovation. St. Michael’s Hospital is grateful to be a beneficiary of Lumira Capital’s corporate citizenship”

    Dr. Arthur Slutsky
    Vice-President of
    Research at St. Michael’s Hospital
  • “The donation concept of Lumira Capital is seen as a welcomed initiative propitious to the acceleration of innovation”

    Mélanie La Couture
    Executive Director of
    the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation
  • “We’re always thinking beyond the bottom line. We want to ensure that people around the world have access to life-altering healthcare advancements.”

    Peter van der Velden MBA
    Managing General Partner
    Lumira Capital