Matthew (Matt) Rieger

Venture Navigator - IMPACT

As a Venture Navigator – IMPACT, Matt guides startup companies through several processes required to start, execute, and complete clinical trials within the University of Calgary environment. This includes linking ventures with clinical experts and key opinion leaders, assisting ventures in developing a product research and regulatory pathway, developing clinical trial protocols, facilitating ethics approvals, financial planning, and quality assurance/control development and regulation.

Expertise and background:

  • PhD, Health and Exercise Science, specializing in cardiopulmonary and cerebrovascular responses to exercise and high-altitude in children and adults
  • Clinical Trials Operations Certification
  • Project Management
  • 10 years of basic and clinical research experience across a wide variety of patients and populations