Canadian Biotech Resources

February 1, 2004

Online resources for Canadian investment.

Canadian Biotech Resources

A wealth of information about Canada's biotech industry is available on the Internet.

BC Biotech www.bcbiotech.ca

Biotech Ontario www.biotechontario.com

Bioinfoseek www.bioinfoseek.com

Biopharma Montreal www.biopharma-montreal.com

BIOTECanada www.biotech.ca

Biotechnology Human Resources Council www.bhrc.ca

BioContact Quebec 2004 www.biocontact.qc.ca

Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies www.canadapharma.org

Canadian Biotechnology Advisory Committee (CBAC) www.cbac-cccb.ca

Canadian Biopharmaceutical Companies strategis.ic.gc.ca/SSG/1/bo01915e.html

Canadian Biopharmaceutical Products Under Development strategis.ic.gc.ca/SSG/1/bo01912e.html

Canada's Technology Triangle www.techtriangle.com

Competitive Alternatives www.competitivealternatives.com

Department of Foreign Affairs & International Trade www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/

Genome Canada www.genomecanada.ca

Industry Canada www.ic.gc.ca

Investment Partnerships Canada www.investincanada.com

Investissement Quebec www.invest-quebec.com

The Medical and Related Sciences (MaRS) commercialization project www.marsdd.com

Montreal International www.Montreal-intl.com

Stem Cell Network www.stemcellnetwork.ca

Toronto Biosource www.torontobiosource.ca

Toronto Discovery District www.torontodiscoverydistrict.ca

Biotechnology Funding

For more information about funding opportunities in Canada, visit these organizations' websites:

Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) www.innovation.ca

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CHIR) www.cihr.ca

Canada Research Chairs www.chairs.gc.ca

Genome Canada www.genomecanada.ca

Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) www.nce.gc.ca

Technology Partnerships Canada tpc.ic.gc.ca

Guide to Canadian Regulations

Biotechnology Regulatory Assistance Virtual Office (BRAVO)

www.bravo.ic.gc.ca

This value-added, one-stop, Internet-based window provides access to all the regulatory information requirements for biotechnology products and their applicable functions.

Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) strategis.gc.ca/sc_mrksv/cipo/welcome/welcom-e.html

CIPO's website provides information on patents, trademarks, copyright and all other aspects of intellectual property law.

Health Canada: Therapeutic Products Programme (TPP) www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hpfb-dgpsa/tpd-dpt

The national authority that regulates drugs, medical devices and other therapeutic products used in Canada.

Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) www.pmprb-cepmb.gc.ca

The PMPRB is an independent quasi-judicial body, created in 1987 under the Patent Act to protect consumer interests in light of increased patent protection for pharmaceuticals.

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