Life Sciences Ontario
Life Sciences Ontario (LSO) strives to be the unified Voice of Life Sciences in Ontario by representing the interests of the diverse life sciences community in the province through advocacy, education, facilitation of economic development and promotion of the industry locally, nationally and internationally. Together we are a strong, innovative sector with significant socioeconomic contributions to the province of Ontario. We hope you will consider joining LSO and help us to achieve our vision for Ontario's life sciences sector - "Diversity of Members, Unity of Voice".
Life Sciences Ontario Congratulations Gregory Penner on Receiving the Julia Levy Award
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Life Sciences Ontario congratulates Gregory Penner, President and CEO, NeoVentures Biotechnology Inc. for winning the 2014 SCI Canada Julia Levy Award. Greg has been active member with Life Sciences Ontario, serving on the board of directors from March 2010 until May 2013.
GlaxoSmithKline Discovery Fast Track Challenge
Friday, March 14, 2014
Do you have a novel drug discovery concept and are affiliated with a European or North American academic research institute, college or university? If so, the Discovery Fast Track Challenge is for you.
Up to ten winners from Europe and ten winners from North America will win the opportunity to collaborate with GSK scientistsputting their novel drug discovery concept on the fast track to success.
Official Greetings from Premier Kathleen Wynne for LSO Gala
Friday, February 28, 2014
Minister of Research and Innovation, Hon. Reza Moridi brings official greetings from Premier Kathleen Wynne to Paul Lucas, President and Chair of LSO and Jason Field, Executive Director of LSO at the 2014 Annual LSO Awards Gala
Vetoquinol to Acquire the Animal Health Business of Bioniche Life Sciences Inc
Friday, February 28, 2014
VETOQUINOL (NYSE Euronext Paris: VETO) and Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC), today jointly announced their signing of a share purchase agreement under which VETOQUINOL has agreed to purchase Bioniches Animal Health business for the cash purchase price of CAD$61 million. This agreement remains subject to the approval by shareholders of Bioniche Life Sciences Inc., and the usual closing conditions for a transaction of this type. The Boards of Directors of both corporations have approved the binding agreement, and notice of a special Bioniche shareholder meeting will be forthcoming.
Four Outstanding Leaders Selected for Induction into the Ontario Agricultural Hall of Fame
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Milton, February 5, 2014. In its thirty-fifth year, the Ontario Agricultural Hall of Fame Association will induct four leaders into the Hall of Fame Gallery at Country Heritage Park in Milton on Sunday June 8, 2014. To qualify for this prestigious recognition, Inductees must have demonstrated visionary leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship in the advancement of agriculture in Ontario. They will have left a lasting legacy for the benefit of future generations.
Life Science Report Released by Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Makes Key Recommendations for Capitalizing on Hamiltons Strengths
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Today the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce released a report titled Building a Life Sciences Cluster: A Case for Hamilton, outlining how the citys future prosperity depends on its ability to extract greater commercial development from its current strengths. The report documents Hamiltons broad strengths and assets in life sciences, and looks at other regions around the world that have become economic powerhouses by successfully creating industry clusters.