Nurau develops a preventive solution to improve mental health at work

Mental health at work is not to be taken lightly. In the U.S., the phenomenon of “quiet quitting” is on the rise, resulting in huge expenses for companies that need to retrain other qualified employees.

But what strikes the imagination is that, according to a Gallup study, the majority of people leave their jobs because of their immediate manager. Not because of the company culture, not because of the salary, because they are uncomfortable with their immediate manager.

According to a Mercer Canada report, Canadian companies suffer an estimated $16.6 billion in lost productivity each year due to workers calling in sick with mental health issues.

A preventive solution for mental health at work

In this interview with Justin Lessard-Wajcer, founder of Nurau, he explains how the Nurau solution addresses the root cause of the problem by helping managers, who are often ill-equipped to provide inspirational leadership. Nurau offers a preventive solution to fight against the scourge of mental health in the workplace and thus increase staff retention in companies.

Nurau develops a preventive solution to improve mental health at work

A mentoring approach

Just as Nurau’s mission is to improve mental health at work, the Caisse Desjardins des Technologies de l’information‘s corporate team bases its approach on mentoring and focuses on preparing startups to generate revenue quickly, and established technology companies to move to the next level.

Desjardins Caisse Des Technologies corporate team will support you.

Leadership in the technology ecosystem

The corporate team is led by Dr. Samir Mounir, an important player in the Quebec technology / innovation ecosystem.

Indeed, his impressive resume makes him a reference for technology and biotech / Pharma companies looking to break into the technology ecosystem and take their business to the next level. He has strong management, negotiation and financing skills, with a track record of commercial and scientific achievements. He also has an extensive network of contacts in the technology, biotech/pharma, scientific and venture capital communities.

As Business Development Manager at the Caisse Desjardins des Technologies de l’information, Dr. Mounir is responsible for ensuring, among other things, the implementation of appropriate support for our member companies.

Dr Samir Mounir is leading the corporate team of Caisse Desjardins des Technologies

Dr. Samir Mounir in brief:

  • Over 14 years of experience in the life sciences industry (pharmaceutical and biotechnology).
  • Over 10 years of experience in the financing and venture capital industry
  • Served on several boards and committees and currently on the board of AIoT Canada
  • Financing: Technology, AI, IoT, healthcare, healthtech, innovation.
  • Managed and executed private placements in healthcare companies.
  • Visionary, strategic with significant experience in operations, management, all areas of corporate investment, drug discovery and clinical development.
  • Negotiated and closed financings with multiple partners and venture capitalists.
  • Successfully coordinated and managed the simultaneous development of multiple projects.
  • Created initiatives to promote and ensure the economic development of the city of Laval by attracting investments.
  • Organized a Gala of Recognition in honor of the Biotech City’s builders, coinciding with a Scientific and Business Symposium featuring conferences on the latest innovations in the life sciences.
  • Contributed to the establishment of more than five (5) biotechnology companies in Laval.
  • Member of the funding committee of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
  • Chief mentor for the Mentoring Network

To learn more about Dr. Samir Mounir’s background, watch the interview recorded during the OSEntreprendre gala in spring 2022.

Samir Mounir, un mentor d’expérience.

How to become a corporate member of the Caisse Desjardins des Technologies?

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