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LifeSciences BC Investor Summit 2018 presented by Lumira Ventures

October 25, 2018

LifeSciences BC and Lumira Ventures are proud to partner in presenting the Investor Summit 2018 to be held in Vancouver on Thursday, October 25 at the Fairmont Pacific Rim. The Investor Summit will bring together stakeholders in the healthcare innovation ecosystem for an exciting day of company pitches, panel discussions and a keynote address. Entrepreneurs will tell their stories and get feedback and engagement from a wide range of investor stakeholders including; angel investors, venture capital, corporate ventures and funding foundations.

Keynote Speaker: 

Karimah Es Sabar, CEO & Partner, Quark Ventures &

Chair, Health and Biosciences Economic Strategy Table

Presenting Companies
Agilik, Augurex, Biointeractive Technologies Inc., Conquer Experience, Eupraxia, GenomeMe Lab Inc., LightIntegra Technology Inc., MedGenesis Therapeutix Inc., Naegis Pharmaceuticals Inc., NZ Technologies Inc., Pacylex Pharmaceuticals Inc., Primary Peptides Inc., Qu Biologics, Sonic Incytes Medical Corp., Tentarix Biologics Ltd., Tevosol, Vesalius Cardiovascular Inc., XCO, Zucara Therapeutics Inc.

Morning Presentation:

‘The Digital Age: Getting Digital Health Startups to Commercialization’

Dr. Allan Miranda, Head, JLabs Canada
Lunchtime Panel:

Chair: Cheryl Reicin, Partner, Torys

Daniel Hetu, Managing Director, Lumira Ventures

James Taylor, CEO & Co-Founder, Precision Nanosystems

Praveen Gupta, President & CEO, PHEMI

Sacha Mann, Advisor


Afternoon Presentation:

‘Towards Regulating Advanced Technology Health Products’

David Lee, Chief Regulatory Officer, Health Canada


Afternoon Panel:

Chair: Andrew Casey, President & CEO, BIOTECanada

Norma Blin, CEO & Co-Founder, Augurex

Jennifer Chan, Vice-President, Merck Canada

Karimah Es Sabar, CEO & Partner, Quark Ventures &

Chair, Health and Biosciences Economic Strategy Table


Read more about the Investor Summit here.

Click here for the Investor Summit Agenda

Click here for the Investor Summit Program




















Event details:

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018

Time: 8:00am to 6:00pm

Location: Fairmont Pacific Rim, 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver




For more information, please contact:

Ryan Butt, Senior Manager, Events & Outreach

Telephone: 604 669-9909 ext. 104

Email: rbutt@lifesciencesbc.ca


October 25, 2018
Event Category:


Life Sciences BC