The Life Sciences sector includes all science and technology based products and services applied to human health, as well as certain segments of the animal health industry. The major industry segments covered are: pharmaceuticals (including vaccines), medical devices and laboratory instruments, health information technology (health IT), natural health products, and healthcare services (e.g. hospital management, training).
Markets offering opportunities in this sector
See which foreign markets offer the best opportunities according to our trade commissioners abroad:
- Czech Republic
- Hong Kong, SAR
- New Zealand
- Saudi Arabia
- United Arab Emirates
- United Kingdom
- United States
Market reports offer key intelligence that lets you take advantage of foreign business opportunities in the highest-demand industrial sectors. They also list important Canadian government contacts.
- Guide to China Medical Device Market Entry 2017/06/06
- Life Sciences Sector Profile 2016/10/13
- China’s Dietary Supplement Industry Report 2017/02/14
Hong Kong, SAR
- Life Sciences Sector Profile - Hong Kong 2017/03/09
- Life Sciences Sector Profile - India 2016/05/05
Middle East and North Africa
United Arab Emirates
- Healthcare Snapshot - Dubai, UAE 2016/09/01
Here are the latest events taking place in Canada and abroad in this sector. We invite you to check back regularly for updates.
Events 2017 | 2018
|‘Reimbursement in Europe’ workshop||September 05||Montreal||Canada|
|‘Reimbursement in Europe’ workshop||September 07||Toronto||Canada|
|CE-Certification workshop ‘Medical Devices Regulations’||September 12||Vancouver||Canada|
|Fact Sheet 2016: Swiss Rehabilitation Market & Industry||September 14||Bern||Switzerland|
|CE-Certification workshop ‘Medical Devices Regulations’||September 14||Toronto||Canada|
|BioJapan International Business Forum||October 11-13||Yokohama||Japan|
|FIHAV 2017 Havana International Fair||October 30-November 03||Havana||Cuba|
|Medica – World´s Leading Medical Trade Fair Parallel to Medica: Compamed – International leading specialist trade fair for suppliers of medical technology||November 14-17||Düsseldorf||Germany|
|Arab Health Exhibition & Congress||January 29-February 01||Dubai||United Arab Emirates|
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