With $1.3 billion of capital raised in 2021, B.C.’s life sciences sector has never been more robust.
In fact, B.C. is Canada’s fastest-growing life sciences sector, employing roughly 20,000 people at over 2,000 companies. And according to BioTalent Canada’s 2021 National Report, the sector will likely require 65,000 additional workers by 2029.
It’s a full-day event that promises to bring together 350+ life sciences employers, job seekers, and post-secondary students for expert-led presentations, networking and a job fair.
Attendees will be able to meet and learn from seasoned industry presenters on topics such as life sciences sector career development, talent programs, innovative approaches to industry talent gaps, and more.
Event speakers include Abi Coman-Walker of Acuitas Therapeutics, Lynn Csontos of STEMCELL Technologies, and Dr. Jim Ding of Chinook Therapeutics.