Emerging Company – Health

Award Description

The recipient of this award is a pre-commercialized company recognized for their potential. Through technology advances and business milestones, these companies will have contributed to the Canadian biotech landscape.

Past Award Recipients

  • 2015 – Zymeworks
  • 2014 – Trillium Therapeutics
  • 2013 – Aquinox Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 2012 – Therapure Biopharma Inc.
  • 2011 – Allon Therapeutics Inc.
  • 2010 – iCo Therapeutics Inc.
  • 2009 – Medicago Inc.
  • 2008 – Xenon Pharmaceuticals*
  • 2007 – Chemaphor Inc.
  • 2006 – Rimon Therapeutics Ltd.
  • 2005 – ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc., Halifax, NS
  • 2005 – Trillium Therapeutics Inc., Toronto, ON
  • 2004 – Arc Pharmaceuticals Inc, Vancouver, BC
  • 2004 – Clera Inc., Toronto, ON
  • 2004 – Generex Biotechnology, Toronto, ON
  • 2003 – GB Therapeutics (now CITA Neuropharma Inc.), Mississauga, ON
  • 2003 – Zelos Therapeutics, Ottawa, ON
  • 2003 – Zinc Therapeutics, Toronto, ON

*Prior to 2008, BIOTECanada’s annual awards program was known as the National Biotechnology Awards with recognition for companies and this award was called “Promising Early Stage company(s) Recognition”.