Life Sciences companies:
Leveraging Financial Incentives to Support Your Sector

With an emphasis on improving the health and well-being of Canadians and people worldwide, the biotechnology, medical technology, pharmaceutical industry in Canada offers tremendous potential for innovation.

What is the Life Sciences Sector ?

The life sciences sector emcompases biotech, medtech and pharma industries, and and should represent billions of dollars in investments. These industries are at the forefront of innovation, constantly pushing the boundaries of science and technology. Specific industry financial incentives include SR&ED tax credits and multiple grants, as well as sales tax and property tax recovery, to support their R&D, innovation and growth efforts.

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Industries in the Life Sciences Sector :

  • biotech


    Develop technologies based on cell therapy, gene therapy and biologics to treat life-threatening diseases.

  • medical_services

    Medical technology

    The use of technology and innovation to develop medical devices, equipment, and procedures that improve patient care and outcomes.

  • medication

    Pharmaceutical industry

    Creates and produces therapeutics for use in the treatment of various diseases and medical conditions.

  • medical_information

    Service providers (CRO/CDMO/CMO)

    Delivers pre-clinical, clinical, manufacturing or analytical services to life science companies.

Examples of SR&ED Eligibility in Life Sciences

  • Target identification  
  • Lead optimisation
  • Genetic engineering
  • Formulations and biomaterials development
  • Experimental in vitro and in vivo studies
  • Clinical trials
  • Manufacturing process development
  • Software development
  • New diagnostic technologies

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