Events Calendar

The majority of BIOTECanada’s over 200 member companies are small/medium sized, early-mid stage companies focused on the commercialization of an innovation. Recognizing this, a core BIOTECanada strategic objective is to support member companies in successfully commercializing their business undertakings. In this context, BIOTECanada negotiates significant savings for member companies attending key industry investor/ partnering conferences including BIO, World Congress, Biotech Showcase and many others. These offerings are designed to significantly reduce the cost of doing business for BIOTECanada members.

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Bio+ech Connec+ featuring Biogen


BIOTECanada is pleased to announce Bio+ech Connec+, a unique forum for early-stage Canadian biotech companies to connect directly with the business development and investment leaders of multinational pharma/biotech companies. The next Bio+ech Connec+ will take place on Friday, June 11 featuring Biogen as part of Canada@BIO Digital. This virtual forum will include a plenary session led by senior representatives from Biogen Canada,... Read more »


Canadian Signature Cinq-à-Sept


Canadian Signature Cinq-à-Sept just because we can't be together in Boston for BIO International Convention this year doesn't mean we can't be together. Pop in, stay awhile, get connected and reconnect. REGISTER HERE


Coast-to-Coast Competition


BIOTECanada and our platinum partner Wilson Sonsini present the Coast-to-Coast Competition. Five companies from across Canada will present to a judging panel of key life science investors. The prize is a coveted presentation spot at BIOTECanada’s Investor Summit held in Whistler March 2022.Thank you to our Platinum Partner and Coast-to-Coast Competition sponsor: 


Alberta Life Sciences Showcase


Alberta’s life science companies are looking to partner with the world! Join us and attendees from around the world at Bio Digital for an afternoon of live pitches and virtual networking showcasing the best of what Alberta companies have to offer. Hear from the Hon. Doug Schweitzer, Minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation plus pitches... Read more »


OBIO Pitches & Pitchers Competition For BIO Digital


Join OBIO Pitches & Pitchers competition on June 17, as the 2021 OBIO CAAP companies compete to win cash prizes, including the Audience Choice Award – voted on by you! Companies will present 3-minute pitches to a panel of expert judges in front of an online audience of investors, industry leaders, and entrepreneurs. This is... Read more »


JLABS Event – Digital Therapeutics and the Future of Medicine

With healthcare becoming more digital, especially over the past year, innovators are continuing to demonstrate the power of these potential solutions. Digital Therapeutics refers to the application of evidence-based software-driven therapeutic interventions for the prevention and management of a medical disorder or disease. Learn more and register. 

Startup Springboard

The Startup Springboard is a one-day virtual event providing biopharma companies new opportunities to engage with a pool of curated pipeline companies. Innovative Pitches Discover new innovation through 30+ live virtual pitches. Panel Discussion Hear from top investors and pharma partners. Networking Network with attendees throughout the day between pitches and the panel discussion.

BioPharm America

The event will be held a virtually September 20-23, 2021 as part of Biotech Week Boston. All attendees will have access to BioPharm America and AI for Drug Development Discovery programming as well as the Biotech Week Boston events INCLUSION and the National Biotech Awards. Preliminary agenda With events being digital, partnering at BioPharm America... Read more »

A Global Dialogue: Biotech Solutions for a Healthy Population & Planet

Celebrate Global Biotech Week This discussion will highlight the growth and economic opportunity the biotechnology industry has achieved in recent years and how to take the lessons learned from the pandemic experience and apply them to other challenges including our changing climate. Discussion with: Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath | President and CEO, BIO Dr. Claire Skentelbery... Read more »

2021 Bloom Burton Award Gala


Come and celebrate the brightest stars in Canadian healthcare, our 2021 nominees, Daniel Durocher of Repare Therapeutics (RPTX), Carl Hansen of AbCellera Biologics (ABCL) and Hamed Shahbazi of WELL Health Technologies (WELL).


Therapeutics Area Partnerships (TAP) Diabetes

Therapeutics Area Partnerships (TAP) is the new industry's premier specialized biopharmaceutical partnering events. In highly focused programming and selected presentations, attendees have the opportunity to hear from and meet some of the industry's most talented biotechnology entrepreneurs and pharmaceutical leaders. Informal virtual networking and one-on-one partnering meetings bring together business development decision-makers from large pharmaceutical... Read more »

Sweet Pharma Day

The 2021 event will be held on October 7th in a virtual format. The Sweet Pharma Day is an unique, invitation-only, life sciences event in the Greater Montreal area bringing together the Canadian the life sciences stakeholders. It provides biotech CEOs to closely interact with the global executives of global pharma companies and key venture... Read more »