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Take off: Canadian biotech industry thrives

Last week, we looked at Israeli life sciences and the high density of activities occurring in the small country. This week, your world-traveling columnist takes you north of the border to Canada where he participated in an event offered by the Toronto Biotechnology Initiative.

You may ask what I was ......

Full article >>> Additionally, Canada had four IPOs in 2004 with rounds ranging from $12.3 million to $42.4 million. These generated a total of $85 million in IPO financing that year. In total, Canadian biotech companies raised about $520 million in 2004 versus $1.1 billion in 2003.

Some of Canadas leading biotech companies include:
Bioavail
ID Biomedical
Angiotech Pharmaceuticals
QLT<......

Full article >>> hirds had their hands up high. I had the pleasure of meeting with the executive management of the Toronto Biotech Initiative, too. According to this group, there are more than 100 medical biotech companies in Toronto alone.

Nearby Mississauga (for those of you who worked at Searle, this is where Searle had its Canadian headquarters for many years and Abbott still has a facility there) has......

Full article >>> tings to let us know about lessons learned and how to get the most out of the meeting before, during and after.

Toronto is sending its lead biotech executive (president of the Toronto Biotech Initiative) to tell us about their two BIO meetings and what they have done for Canada and Toronto. See you next week!

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