Press Release

23 Jun: Ontario Life Sciences on the Rise

The province’s life sciences sector is turning heads with its unique ecosystem – but can it make the leap to global economic powerhouse? Life Sciences Ontario’s Jason Field tackles the question. The Atlantic recently featured Toronto innovation hub MaRS Discovery District in a piece that asked the question – is…

24 May: Ontario Genomics appoints new President and CEO

TORONTO, May 24, 2017 – Bettina Hamelin has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ontario Genomics (OG), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to catalyzing and advancing genomics innovation within Ontario. Dr. Hamelin will join OG’s board and will assume the CEO role effective August 01, 2017. With over…

26 Feb: Algae Dynamics Corp Announces Research Agreement With University Of Waterloo To Investigate Use Of Cannabis Oil In The Context Of Cancer

TORONTO, CANADA / February 24, 2017, 9:30 AM ET/ ALGAE DYNAMICS CORP (OTCQB:ADYNF) (the “Company”), a development stage company focused on the commercialization of its proprietary BioSilo(R) cultivation and extraction system for the growth of algae strains for use in the food and health supplement industry, today announced a research…

04 Mar: Life Sciences Ontario gala highlights urgent need for leadership, policy change in Canada’s science and biotech sector

Life Sciences Ontario hosted its annual awards gala on Feb. 24, 2016 at Toronto’s Liberty Grand, bringing together more than 400 leaders in Canada’s science and biotech community, including government, academia, and the private sector. The event, which was attended by senior officials from all parties and levels of government,…

01 May: Life Sciences Ontario Reacts to Ontario Budget

TORONTO, ON – (May 1, 2014) –  LSO applauds the government’s continued commitment to supporting life sciences through funding for research and innovation, job creation for our highly educated young workforce and a strong business environment to support the commercialization of technologies and growth of companies in the life sciences…