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Life Sciences

Our Objective
To do business with companies whose products, services, or technologies make them strong contenders in the market.

Our Action Plan

This sector boasts a wide range of Life Sicences and Health Care firms, particularly in the fields of medical equipment and disposables, specialty pharmaceuticals or generic products, nutraceutical products, contractual research and manufacturing and long-term care.
SGF’s role is to act as a catalyst in this booming industry, helping companies attain the critical mass they need to penetrate international markets.

It has structured its action plan around business consolidation, mergers, and partnerships in order to better tackle global competition. 

Find out more about our areas of involvement and priority sectors in the life sciences.

The Biotechnology and Life Sciences Industry, a Vibrant Force in Québec

With an environment conducive to innovation and a high quality labor force, Québec ranks 3rd in North America for the number of biopharmaceutical firms.

Number of businesses in operation


Number of jobs


Number of researchers


R&D expenditures

$500 million

Manufacturing deliveries

$4.0 billion


$650 million

                Source : Statistics Canada, Investissement Québec

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