The Government of Canada at BIO International Convention 2018

June 4, 2018 — June 7, 2018 — Boston, Massachusetts

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is excited to participate in the BIO International Convention as it celebrates 25 years of innovation this year! Our Human Health Therapeutics (HHT) and Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) teams are planning a full program for 2018 in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada (GAC), Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED), and BIOTECanada. 

Prepare for the conference: Global Catalyst Program

Starting April 19, BIOTECanada and the Government of Canada are providing a suite of services to optimize Canadian small and medium-enterprise (SME) performance at BIO 2018. The Global Catalyst Program will help Canadian entrepreneurs enhance the quality of their engagement with potential partners by providing insight into the multinational side of the negotiation table, and honing the delivery of their value proposition.  The program will be delivered through a series of webinars and one-on-one coaching sessions.

Date Session Registration Number of companies accepted
April 19 Webinar: what are multinationals looking for when they partner with SMEs? Register Unlimited
Starting April 26 Building your profile in the BIO business partnering system: personalized advice from in-licensing expert Register 20
May 4 Webinar: how to prepare a great pitch for BIO Register Unlimited
May 10 - 21 Partnering meeting simulation Register 20
After June 7 Post-conference support Register 20

Partner with the NRC

At the conference, discover how you can collaborate with Canada’s largest biologics team to develop innovative therapeutics and vaccines! Book a business partnering meeting with our representatives today!

Business Representative Scientific Representative
April Luong

April Luong
Client relationship leader
Tel: 514-496-2745

Lynne Lesauteur

Dr. Lynne LeSauteur
Program Leader
Biologics and Biomanufacturing
Tel : 514-283-1012

Stacey Nunes

Stacey Nunes
Client relationship leader
Tel: 613- 993-9212

Vincent Dodelet

Dr. Vincent Dodelet
Senior Project Manager
Human Health Therapeutics
Tel: 514-496-6120

Daniel Desmarteaux

Daniel Desmarteaux
Client relationship leader
Tel: 514-496-5300

Rhonda Kuo-Lee

Rhonda Kuo-Lee
Senior Project Manager
Human Health Therapeutics
Tel: 613-990-1887

Connect with us at the Canada pavilion!

The federal biotech family will be out in full force at the Canada pavilion (651), alongside BIOTECanada, provincial life science organizations, and the provincial governments of Quebec (751) and Ontario (551).

Biotech Canada
  • Join us for the opening of the Canada pavilion June 5 at 10:00AM
  • New this year: Step inside the NRC’s biomanufacturing pilot plants using virtual reality!
  • Book exhibitor partnering meetings with NRC scientists and business people
  • Book exhibitor partnering meetings with GAC trade commissioners from around the world
  • Discover the Canadian biotech sector using ISED’s new cluster mapping tool
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