The seminar 'Business Opportunities of the Biotech sector in Canada' will present the opportunities that the Canadian market presents in the life sciences sector.
On the one hand, the importance of the life sciences and health sector in Canada will be reviewed. And, on the other hand, it will focus on opportunities for financing, cooperation and commercialization of innovative services in health sciences for companies and research entities. It will also specify how to establish clinical and preclinical research and development collaborations, and how to distribute medical technologies and/or products and services in health biotechnology in Canada.
The event is free and focused on companies and/or entities of the life sciences sector interested in the Canadian market.
During the session, the business mission in Canada organized by Biocat and ACCIÓ will be presented within the framework of the Toronto Health Innovation Week, which will take place from April 9 to 13, 2018 in Toronto, a city that hosts the largest geographic concentration of science health assets in Canada, with strong connections to other world centers of knowledge and market in health sciences, as well as the MaRS Discovery District, one of the most innovative hubs in Canada. Some 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 registration in the business mission in Canada will be open during December 2017.
3.45pm Registration of the participants
4.00pm Welcome and presentation of the seminar - Anna Pallejà, geographic coordinator of ACCIÓ in the offices in the United Kingdom, United States and Canada.
4.05pm Business Opportunities in Canada - Genevieve Abbott, Director of the Foreign Office of ACCIÓ in Montreal
4.35pm Investment Opportunities in Canada - Kathryn Burkell, Consul and Trade Commissioner, consulate of Canada in Barcelona.
5.05pm Presentation of the Commercial Mission to the Health Innovation Week
Roi Villar, head of the Internationalization Unit of Biocat
Leyre Alfonso, International Strategy Consultant of ACCIÓ
17.25h Questions and requests
The event will be in Catalan and Spanish.
Registration to the seminar