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".


Ontario Life Sciences on the Rise

Friday, June 23, 2017

The provinces life sciences sector is turning heads with its unique ecosystem but can it make the leap to global economic powerhouse? Life Sciences Ontarios Jason Field tackles the question.

The Atlantic recently featured Toronto innovation hub MaRS Discovery District in a piece that asked the question is Canada ready to compete for global talent?

The answer is yes. And the buzz thats been building around our tech companies is now intensifying to Ontarios life sciences sector.

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Eurofins Expands Its Leadership in Biopharmaceutical Services with the Acquisition of Alphora Research, Inc.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Eurofins Scientific (Paris:ERF) (EUFI.PA), a world leader in biopharmaceutical testing, announces the acquisition of Alphora Research Inc. (Alphora), a full service contract research, development and manufacturing organization (CRDMO) for complex and niche small molecule active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

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Ontario Genomics appoints new President and CEO

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Bettina Hamelin has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ontario Genomics (OG), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to catalyzing and advancing genomics innovation within Ontario. Dr. Hamelin will join OGs board and will assume the CEO role effective August 01, 2017.

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University of Guelph Gets Largest-Ever Gift, $20 Million to Lead Agri-Food Revolution

Monday, April 3, 2017

The University of Guelph has received its single largest-ever gift: a $20-million donation from the Arrell Family Foundation to transform the global food economy and further strengthen U of G and Canada as agri-food leaders.

This landmark gift will allow our University to address the defining challenge of our time: food security, safety and sustainability, said U of G president Franco Vaccarino.

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Life Sciences Ontario strengthens its leadership with New Chair, Board Members

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Life Sciences Ontario (LSO) today announced a new Chair of its Board of Directors, along with two new Board members, strengthening its capacity to foster growth and commercialization in Ontarios life sciences sector.

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