On November 3, 2021, and November 4, 2021, Life Sciences BC held the 6th annual Invest in BC presented by Lumira Ventures. The event was our opportunity to bring together stakeholders in the healthcare innovation ecosystem. Entrepreneurs told their stories and received feedback and engagement from a wide range of investor stakeholders. Investor participants ranged from angel investors, venture capital, corporate venture, and foundations. In addition, tech transfer offices, innovation councils, and government ministries and agencies were also present. Invest in BC presented by Lumira Ventures was a great opportunity for companies to attract attention, solicit support, and secure investment that will aid them in their continued growth trajectory.
This year’s event brought together stakeholders in the life sciences ecosystem for an exciting day of innovative company pitches, presentations from companies like Chinook Therapeutics, Eupraxia Pharmaceuticals, and Zymeworks, and engaging panel discussions by AstraZeneca and Novateur Ventures. Companies from across the life sciences community were invited to apply to pitch from the following sectors: Digital Health, Medical Devices, Medical Technology, Diagnostics, and Biotechnology.
Invest in BC presented by Lumira Ventures attracted over 400 attendees and 90 investors from 32 countries including from the UK, USA, France, China, and Singapore!