Sherbrooke and Eastern
BiopolisQuébec is the alliance of leading life sciences regions in the province of Québec (Montréal, Québec and Sherbrooke) dedicated to promote the expertise of this major sector internationally.
In Québec, Life Sciences and Health Technologies provide employment to nearly 43 000 people in 620 organizations, including 150 research centers and 80 subsidiaries of foreign companies. Québec companies’ investments in Life Sciences R&D represents about 30% of all Canadian R&D expenditures in the sector. The significant presence of multinationals subsidiaries reflects a very favourable business climate in Québec for R&D investments as well as for market access.
Québec is one of the few regions of the world where a company can undertake all development stages of a life science product, from basic research to the final product, including preclinical, clinical, manufacturing and marketing stages.
Featured technologies developed in Québec include:
Life Sciences and Health Technologies actors in Québec realized the importance of working together to leverage its potential growth. This strategy will enable regional clusters to penetrate more competitive markets. Joining forces and best practices ensure a more effective presence around the world.