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".


BioTalent Canada's Labour Market Information Report Identifies Additional Barriers Facing Recent Biotech Graduates  

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

PlantForm Corporation will receive technical and business advisory services, and a financial contribution of up to $500,000 from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) to advance the companys work on innovative antibody treatments for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

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PlantForm to Receive Support from the Government of Canada to Develop Antibody Treatments for HIV Strains Around Globe  

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

PlantForm Corporation will receive technical and business advisory services, and a financial contribution of up to $500,000 from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) to advance the companys work on innovative antibody treatments for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

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GSKs 2015 Discovery Fast Track Challenge seeks early drug discovery partnerships with academics in Europe, Canada and US

Monday, March 30, 2015

GSK is encouraging academic scientists in Europe, Canada and the US to submit their novel early drug discovery research proposals into its third annual Discovery Fast Track Challenge a programme designed to accelerate the translation of early-stage research into game-changing new medicines. The challenge provides a new template for drug discovery as it seeks to rapidly uncover the best opportunities for discovery research.

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LSO Gala Award Recipient Videos and Pictures Now Posted

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

If you missed the LSO Awards Gala, videos of our award winners have been posted to our YouTube Channel

Click here to view the some of photos from the evening.

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LSO Launches 2015 Sector Report

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Life Sciences Ontario's 2015 Sector Report provides first evidence-based economic impact data and benchmarks against North American jurisdictions

If you work in the life sciences in Ontario, your wages are approximately 26.5 per cent higher than those of the provincial average. On the other hand, if you're a recent science graduate, you're facing a challenging unemployment rate of 18.9 per cent.

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