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Our Progress

August, 2018

Idea conceived from a Hacking Health Event in St. John's, NL

October, 2018

Team members introduced.

February, 2019

First feedback from industry that our  extraction process is possible. 

March, 2019

First sale! Invoice written for 100mg of atorvastatin for $50.00.

July, 2019

Dr. Hitesh Viedya joins as Co-Founder. Research continues.

September- November, 2019

Contact over 50 pharmaceutical industry representatives. Including one of the worlds largest active ingredient manufactures in India.

April 2020

Full time laboratory researcher hired.

July 2020

Full time research and development analyst hired.

July 2020

Met with Innovative Medicines Canada, an industry organisation of 41 of the largest pharmaceutical companies in Canada.

July 2020

Extraction team achieves 99.98% extraction purity from targeted medication.

October 2020

UnBound Chemicals is accepted into Creative Destructive Labs, a nonprofit organization that delivers an objectives-based program for massively scalable, seed-stage, science-based companies

April 2021

UnBound Chemicals is one of six graduates from Creative Destructive Lab- Atlantic Cohort.

April 2021

UnBound Chemicals begins trials with pharmaceutical industry.

October 2021

Industry partner uses our process to identify $4 million worth of material and from custom synthesis project. 

September 2018

Team enters Genesis Evolution, a startup validation program held by the Genesis Centre.

January, 2019

Proof of concept research begins in advance of laboratory work. 

February, 2019

Team wins First Place in St. John's Hacking Health Hackaton by developing  Artificial Intelligence based pill recognition software. The solution would become the catalyst for medication recycling program.

March 2019

Team wins First Place in Mel Woodward Cup, a pitch competition held by Genesis Centre and Memorial University.

September, 2019

Team members enter Memorial University Entrepreneurship Internship, focus on market validation.

March, 2020

UnBound Chemicals accepted into award winning Genesis Enterprise incubation program.

July 2020

Began recruiting pharmacies for research.

July 2020

Pitched at START2020, a pitch competition for Atlantic Canada bioresource companies.

September 2020

CBC News article gets national audience: LINK

January 2021

Company fully pivots to recovering pharmaceutical R&D and production waste, rather than post consumer waste.

April 2021

The company enters CleanTech Accelerator Ecofuel (by Cycle Capita), based in Montreal, Quebec.  

May 2021

UnBound begins the recruitment of its second Board of Advisors

We are currently seeking an expert in the field of Pharmaceutical Supply Chain and Procurement.

November 2021

Generation of dark reaction dataset begins. 

So too does the development of ML models.

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