Canada announces $2.2B for biomanufacturing and life sciences sector

August 3, 2021
The Government of Canada has announced that it will be investing over $2.2B over seven years into Canada’s biomanufacturing and life sciences sector. The funding will create the Biomanufacturing and Life Sciences Strategy, which will aim to grow the domestic life sciences sector while creating jobs. The strategy is also intended to prepare Canada for future health emergencies through investments in the sector. The five pillars include a focus on strengthening research systems and the talent pipeline, which will ensure that people will receive postsecondary training that qualifies them to work on state-of-the-art projects. Canada (National)