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".


Creating Jobs, Strengthening Health Care in Northern Ontario   

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Premier Kathleen Wynne visited the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute today, where she announced that the government will help it expand its patient-centred health care research and create 29 new jobs. The province is providing more than $4 million in support to the institute through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC). The institute is an independent, not-for-profit research corporation that develops technology to detect and treat diseases such as cancer.

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The Quebec-Ontario Life Sciences Corridor: One of the top 5 in North America      

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The Quebec-Ontario Corridor, as a result of complementary academic and industrial expertise distributed across the entire territory, in connection with centres of excellence in research and cutting-edge technological capabilities, has become one of the leading life sciences clusters in North America. This is one of the conclusions in the report released by Biopolis Quebec and Life Science Ontario, in the presence of Jacques Daoust, Quebec Minister of the Economy, Innovation and Exports, and more than one hundred participants gathered at the Interconnexion event, as part of the BIO 2014 International Convention held in San Diego.

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Innovative Drug Discovery Program Now Open to Ontario Researchers      

Thursday, June 26, 2014

An exciting program is now open to Ontarios researchers that supports unconventional and highly innovative research projects with strong potential to impact the drug discovery process. Through a collaboration between CQDM and Ontario Centres of Excellence, CQDMs Explore program has now been extended to the scientific community of Ontario. Explore is designed to fund early concept validation of cutting-edge technologies, computational tools, novel approaches, techniques and devices that address the most crucial needs in drug discovery and/or development.  

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Bioenterprise Corporation Receives Funding from the National Research Council       

Monday, June 23, 2014

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that Bioenterprise Corporation has been approved for funding for the National Expansion of Commercialization Services for the Agricultural Sector funded by the National Research Council through the Canada Accelerator and Incubator Program.

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