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Why the Edmonton region is a top destination for investment in life sciences

The Edmonton Region is a centre for medical device research & commercialization, with expertise in health and life sciences forming a core component of the region’s economy.

Why chose the Edmonton Metropolitan Region

Expertise in health and life sciences is a core component of the region’s thriving economy. The high concentration of top-notch facilities, research and development (R&D) institutions, government-backed initiatives and strong AI capabilities are attracting some of the world’s leading researchers.

The region is home to 60% of Alberta’s life science companies. This includes Gilead Sciences who employs over 400 staff for the development and manufacturing of investigational drugs, pharmaceuticals and clinical research programs.

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Pharmaceutical R&D

Home to renowed chemical companies with world class expertise

Health AI

Home to the 3rd globally ranked university in AI

Pharmaceutical manufacturing

Home to top AI research centres

Nutraceuticals

Entire value chain to support the discovery, production and export

Learn why companies like Gilead chose the Edmonton region

We are at CPhI worldwide in Milan

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Meet Edmonton Global representative Robert Sikora, Senior Manager, Business Development, at this year’s largest pharmaceutical exhibition. We will be pleased to discuss our current ecosystem and the various opportunities in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region. Do not hesitate to contact us to arrange a virtual, fill the contact form below

Robert Sikora, Senior Manager, Business Development

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