Toronto hosts the largest geographic concentration of health science assets in Canada, with strong connections to other global knowledge and market centers in the health sciences, as well as the MaRS Discovery District, one of the most innovative hubs in Canada. A series of characteristics that have helped to create a prosperous ecosystem for the region with a great potential for growth and investment that would place it among the most important in the world.
The health system of the country is similar to the Catalan and the European ones, since it also promotes the entry of new technologies. Canada is an excellent gateway to the United States market, enjoys an excellent technological offer and has investment availability.
The mission will consist of three parallel programs focused on helping companies and entities of the Catalan BioRegion to achieve:
Cooperation and commercialization of innovative services in health sciences
Distribution of medical technologies and/or products and services in health
The mission is focus to Catalan companies in the biotech sector that have projects or interests of partnering and that are willing to meet the health sciences sector of Canada in order to establish partnerships with companies in the country. Specifically, they would be projects in terms of R+D+i, technology transfer, co-development of new products or technology, licenses in Catalonia for Canadian products, joint-ventures, among others.
During the Toronto Health Innovation Week, 26 different events will be organized, including the RESI Conference, an Innovation Forum to attract investors that is organized in different cities in an itinerant way.
Biocat and ACCIÓ organize the seminar 'Business opportunities in the Biotech sector in Canada' that will present the opportunities presented by the Canadian market in the biotechnology sector. The act, which is free and in Catalan or Spanish, will be held at the offices of ACCIÓ on November 21, 2017.
Currently, there are 8 companies and institutions inthe sector which have confirmed their participation in the fair:
With the support of:
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