LifeSciences British Columbia
1188 West Georgia Street
About LifeSciences British Columbia
LifeSciences British Columbia supports and represents the biotechnology, medical device, and greater life sciences community of British Columbia through leadership, advocacy and promotion of our world-class science and industry. Via active facilitation of partnering and investment into the life sciences sector, British Columbia is fast becoming a global life sciences leader. LifeSciences BC is a not-for-profit, non-government, industry-funded association.
Our members include: academic and research institutions; associations; government; and companies from the biopharmaceutical industry, agricultural biotechnology sector, bioinformatics, bioproducts, medical devices, international pharmaceutical multinationals, contract research and scientific services, communications, professional and legal services, human resources, systems and software; and consultants.
LifeSciences British Columbia delivers high value to our membership and the community at large through focused services in high impact areas that mentor, educate and bring the community together.
Our core services include:
1. Government Advocacy
2. Industry Promotion
4. Member Mentoring & Education
5. Increasing Access to Capital
6. Information Services
About British Columbia
British Columbia is the seventh largest biotechnology centre in North America by number of companies, and the fastest growing in Canada. It is home to three of Canada’s largest and most successful biotechnology companies QLT, Angiotech and Aspreva Pharmaceuticals.
Director, Operations & Communications
Approximately 300 life science organizations.
26 articles with LifeSciences British Columbia
Lifesciences BC’s 6th Annual ACCESS TO INNOVATION Conference Will Generate Important Conversation Between R&D, Academia, Industry and Government
A compelling and critical conversation will unfold over a two-day period at LifeSciences BC’s 6th ANNUAL ACCESS TO INNOVATION.
LifeSciences BC is pleased to recognize the recipients of the 22nd Annual LifeSciences BC Awards, presented by FARRIS, at our award event online tomorrow September 17 at 2.00 - 3.30pm. These awards are presented annually to recognize talented individuals and organizations that represent the life sciences ecosystem in B.C. which includes academia, health institutions, research & development, SMEs, governm
LifeSciences BC is hosting a Blakes Breakfast Speaking Event on COVID-19, on March 4, 2020 at the Terminal City Club, Vancouver.
Nancy Harrison, Chair, LifeSciences BC Board of Directors, announced today the appointment of Wendy Hurlburt, as the organization’s new President and CEO. “We are very pleased to have Wendy join and lead our team; as she brings a strong business background in pharmaceutical, not-for-profit and operations management to this executive position.
LifeSciences BC is pleased to announce the recipients of the 21st Annual LifeSciences BC Awards, presented by FARRIS.
LifeSciences British Columbia And BioTalent Canada Enhance Industry’s Ability To Attract And Retain Talent
LifeSciences British Columbia and Genome British Columbia Announce the Launch of National Biotechnology Week in British Columbia
Haemonetics Corporation's Acquisition Wins LifeSciences British Columbia Medical Device Company of the Year Award
Karimah Es Sabar to Transition from LifeSciences British Columbia to the Centre for Drug Research and Development
OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Inc. Named Life Sciences Company of the Year by LifeSciences British Columbia