British Columbia (B.C.) is alive with scientific innovation and features one of the fastest growing life sciences sectors in Canada. In fact, the number of life sciences businesses based in the province grew by 26.5% between 2018 and 2021. The sector is characterized by a supportive and cohesive ecosystem of talent, partnerships, infrastructure and investment.
B.C. is home to 50+ Life Sciences research centres and several centres of excellenceLife Sciences BC (2018-2021)
B.C. has had the fastest growth of Life Sciences business start-ups in CanadaLife Sciences Sector Profile (May 2023)
Second-fastest employment growth in the sector among all provincesLife Sciences Sector Profile (May 2023)
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