Luminaries that joined us from L – R: Dr. Alan Winter, Innovation Commissioner, Province of BC; Kathryn Hayashi, President & CEO, TRIUMF; Lesley Esford, President & CEO, LifeSciences BC; Hon. Navdeep Bains, Minister Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada; Karimah Es Sabar, Chair, Health Bioscience Economic Tables Canada and Gordon McCauley, President & CEO, CDRD. Photographed by: Aura McKay
On Thursday, October 25, 2018 at the Fairmont Pacific Rim we hosted the LifeSciences BC 2018 Investor Summit presented by Lumira Ventures. The Investor Summit brought together stakeholders in the healthcare innovation ecosystem for an exciting day of company pitches, panel discussions and a keynote address. Entrepreneurs told their stories and received feedback and engagement from a wide range of investor stakeholders including; angel investors, venture capital, corporate ventures and funding foundations.
Later in the afternoon we were joined by; CDRD, TRIUMF, BIOTECanada and the Hon. Navdeep Bains, Minister, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada to announce the Health Bioscience Economic Tables Report. The Report identifies Canada’s roadmap to a prosperous future.