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Who we are / Our Team / Why Felix SR&ED

Meet our founders

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Javad Aboulhassani
CEO, Co-Founder
Javad earned his Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering from the Imperial College of Technology & Medicine in the UK. He worked for 15 years as a professor at the University of Teheran before moving to Canada in 2011 where he co-founded Felix Technology, a procurement company specialized in environmental and hydrology products. Javad co-founded Felix SR&ED in 2015. His expertise includes environmental and industrial research as well as computer and software development. 
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Catherine Frelin
Managing Director, Co-founder
Catherine is a science enthusiast. She completed her PhD in molecular biology at the University of Nice in France. She moved to Toronto in 2005 and worked as a stem cell scientist at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center for almost 10 years. In parallel to her academic career, she worked as a freelance consultant for 8 years, providing scientific expertise and advising many clients from the healthcare and biotech sector on how to finance research and innovation projects. She co-founded Felix Medical SR&ED in 2015 and is our medical specialist.
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Miran Baygi
Director of Business Development, Co-founder
Miran completed his PhD in Biochemical Engineering in Manchester, UK. He then worked as an assistant professor at the University of Teheran, Iran during which he co-founded and served as a board member at Paraye Co., a procurement company specialized in environmental monitoring and oil and gas equipment. After moving to Canada, he co-founded Felix Technology in 2011 and worked as a consultant for Industrial and Medical R&D funding helping clients file for SR&ED and IRAP. Miran co-founded Felix SR&ED in 2015 and is our industrial specialist.

Why Felix SR&ED

Our services are risk free, as we receive our commission only after the claim has been accepted and the tax refund obtained from CRA. Our team members have years of experience in a large range of research fields such as pharmaceutical, biotechnology, device science, nanotechnology, and computer science. Our experimented consultants have been able to successfully advise clients in many research areas.

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