Sound career planning, vibrant workforce, thriving industry

Bio-economy specific tools, training, and labour market research make career planning and development easy.  

Launch your Canadian bio-economy career. Find and apply for that dream job, sign up for job alerts and see the employers that are hiring right now. On The PetriDish, the #1 bio-economy job board.
Job hunting? You could qualify for wage subsidies! Provide biotech employers an incentive to hire you and gain valuable work experience and skills.
The Opportunities Fund wage subsidy program aims to alleviate the low employment of persons with disabilities in biotech by introducing a wage subsidy to off-set the start-up costs of orientation, integration and skills development.
Do you have the skills to work in Canada’s bio-economy?  Have your experience recognized and stand out above the rest! Let employers know you’re BioReady™!
Gain practical biotech experience and develop new skills. Find your co-op job on The PetriDish, the #1 bio-economy job board. Sign up today for job alerts and see which employers are hiring now.
Do you work in biotechnology or life sciences? Would a better understanding of these sectors help you in your job? These interactive online courses are for you!
Do you work in biotech as a non-scientist? If yes, this course is for you.
Test your Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) skills for a biomanufacturing job.
Transfer your skills. Open the door to a whole world of career possibilities.
Optimize your professional talent to land your dream biotech job. Build an online resumé that gets you noticed.
Visualize the road ahead and map your career. Decide where you want to go in the bio-economy.
Get a sneak peek into bio-economy careers. Find out what industry professionals love about their job and how they got there.
Meet and exceed employer’s expectations.Tailor your resumé, prepare for an interview and plan your professional development according to a comprehensive list of what the industry wants.
Get a glimpse of key skills required in many popular bio-economy occupations.
Integrate biotechnology into Grade 7 to 12 curriculum. Identify opportunities for teachers, resource developers and curriculum developers to develop units, lesson plans and learning resources.
BioTalent Canada's Catalyst Award is an employee recognition award, granting $1,000 prize to the young employee who has contributed most significantly to their Canadian biotechnology employer in 2016.
Opening the door to building careers for new grads in Biotechnology
Talent Opportunities Bringing Newcomers to Canada’s Bio-economy
Compare current market trends with historical research.
The 2017 MAGNUS Catalyst Award for Top New Hire is an employee recognition award, granting $1,000 prize to the young employee who has contributed most significantly to their Canadian biotechnology employer in 2016.