Biomanufacturing: Advancing life sciences industry in Canada

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, it highlighted the critical need to boost Canada's domestic biomanufacturing and life sciences industry. Biomanufacturing and life sciences refer to the study and manufacturing of living systems (like plants or animal cells) as its base, to make vaccines and therapeutics in biomanufacturing facilities. The Government of Canada is now focused on building back better to protect Canadians through the current pandemic and beyond.

Biomanufacturing and Life Sciences Strategy

Why and how is the Government of Canada investing in Canadian vaccines?

Explore the 5-pillar strategy to strengthen the biomanufacturing and life sciences sector

Vials of vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force
Mandated to provide advice to the Government of Canada on developing and producing COVID-19 vaccines

medical personnel

COVID‑19 health product industry
Information for health product manufacturers and distributors in relation to COVID‑19



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