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


Council of Expert Advisors
The Council of Expert Advisors is the Government of Canada's foremost advisory body on matters related to enhancing Canada's biomanufacturing, biopharmaceuticals and life sciences sectors.

Biomanufacturing and Life Sciences Innovation Symposium on June 28, 2023
Led by Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED), this first edition aims to bring together leaders and key players in the life sciences and biomanufacturing ecosystem in Canada.



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