British Columbia (B.C.) is home to a thriving life sciences sector with a history of fostering top scientific talent and generating innovative discoveries and initiatives. Our growing life sciences industry is at the forefront of developments in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and medical technology. B.C. is producing world-leading products and services in the areas of HIV-AIDS, oncology, and genomics.
B.C. is home to 50+ Life Sciences research centres and several centres of excellenceLife Sciences BC (2018-2021)
B.C. has the fastest growing Life Sciences sector in CanadaLife Sciences BC (2018-2021)
Canada ranks 4th in the world in scientific publicationsWorld Economic Forum (2019)
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