Partnering has its benefits

Joining the BioTalent Canada Partnership Plus Program offers a direct channel and exposure to our audience for companies and job seekers who have a vested interest in the success of the Canadian bio-economy.

Join a trusted network to:

  • Access Canada’s growing and lucrative bio-economy
  • Increase revenue via a targeted and strategic approach
  • Access travel and professional development discounts
  • Enhance membership retention strategies
  • Share success and corporate social responsibility stories
  • Connect to other BioTalent Canada partners

Partnership and Showcase Employer packages include promotion via: website, eNewsletter, products, services, email campaigns, trade shows, webinars, social media channels, special events and special Advertising opportunities.

Here's What Our Partners Are Saying…

For more information on how your business can benefit from a partnership with us, please contact Rob Henderson at or call 613.235.1402 x 226.

Corporate Discounts available:


BioTalent Canada is proud be working with the following Partners:

Platinum Partners

Innovative Medicines Canada is the national voice of Canada’s innovative pharmaceutical industry. We advocate for policies that enable the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative medicines and vaccines that improve the lives of all Canadians. We support our members’ commitment to being valued partners in the Canadian healthcare system.

Gold Plus Partners

Who we are.
Formed in 1983, Lock Search Group is a privately owned company providing exceptional recruiting services to exceptional clients.

Where we live.
With offices in major centres across North America, we are the only firm in Canada specializing in our disciplines serving clients throughout Canada and in the United States. And though our offices span the continent, our people are always closely connected to one another. By leveraging resources and knowledge across the country, we ensure exceptional, seamless service for all clients, wherever they’re located.

How we play.
We don’t believe in the franchise model. And for good reason. As a client, you know that your Lock representative is exactly that. Every consultant in every Lock office shares the same values, ethics and dedication that make Lock, well, Lock.

Silver Partners

Founded in 2007, Bromelin is a privately owned, boutique HR consulting firm that specializes in developing a comprehensive Human Resources strategy aligned with the goals of the organization while providing the foundation for the company to become an "employer of choice", increase employee satisfaction, reduce turnover and enhance productivity. Talent Management is a primary focus for Bromelin, with expertise in succession planning, high potential identification and development, mentoring programs, innovative attraction and retention strategies and understanding the changing demographics of the Canadian workplace.

Outsourced Human Resources
Human Resources Strategy Development
The Performance Edge - High Impact Training and Engagement Programs
Talent Management - Succession Planning, High Potential Development and more
Helping Hands Canada (unique Philanthropic Teambuilding)
New Candidate Information Portal

The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) is Canada’s HR thought leader and the largest HR association in the country. In Ontario, HRPA regulates the HR profession and issues the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation, the national standard for excellence in human resources management. HRPA has more than 19,000 members in 28 chapters and hosts the largest annual HR conference in Canada.

HealthPartners connects employees to Canada’s most trusted health charities. Collectively in the workplace, we help to build healthy workers, workplaces and communities; provide programs and services to the 87% of Canadians living with chronic disease and major illness; and find cures and treatments for these diseases through life saving research. For more information, please visit

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. Investor relations, public relations, public policy and marketing professionals rely on Business Wire to accurately distribute market-moving news and multimedia, host online newsrooms and IR websites, build content marketing platforms, generate social engagements and provide audience analysis that improves interaction with specified target markets. Founded in 1961, Business Wire is a trusted source for news organizations, journalists, investment professionals and regulatory authorities, delivering news directly into editorial systems and leading online news sources via its multi-patented simultaneous NX Network. Business Wire has 32 offices worldwide to securely meet the varying needs of communications professionals and news consumers. Business Wire provides full compliance with the regulations governing timely disclosure of material news for all stock exchanges and securities commissions in Canada.

Learn more at and the BusinessWired blog; follow updates on Twitter: @BusinessWireCA or on Facebook.

Bronze Partners

Bio Business and LAB Business pack double the punch with their flip-style design, providing our 86,000+ audience with everything they need to know about Canada’s laboratories and life sciences. Bio Business and LAB Business are published six times a year in print and digital formats with advertising options for each. Our editorial team delivers incisive reporting of news, cutting edge research, business trends and breakthrough discoveries shaping Canada’s scientific landscape. 

Gowling WLG is a new international law firm created by the combination of Gowlings, a leading Canadian law firm, and Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co (WLG), a leading UK-based international law firm.

With more than 1,400 legal professionals in 18 cities worldwide, we provide our clients with in-depth expertise in key global sectors and a suite of legal services at home and abroad. We see the world through our clients' eyes, and collaborate across countries, offices, service areas and sectors to help them succeed, no matter how challenging the circumstances. 

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 752,000 residents and more than 54,000 businesses, including more than 60 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. 

We are Canada’s largest digital community for prospective and recently arrived Internationally Educated Professionals (IEP’s). These newcomers are arriving in Canada with diverse backgrounds and a variety of skills which provide a great opportunity to strengthen the bio-economy workforce. As the baby-boom generation begins to retire, the bio-economy will be facing the same challenge the rest of the Canadian and advanced world economies face: not enough domestically educated/skilled workers to fill the gap. If you’re looking to attract talented newcomers to your workforce, talk to us.

Supporting Partners

The Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO™) is a private sector, membership-based organization that is Ontario’s leading advocate for the life science sector. OBIO is engaged in policy and government relations activities to enable the successful development and commercialization in Ontario of life science technology through investment, strategic alliances, stakeholder engagement and industry promotion.

BIOTECanada is the national industry association with nearly 250 members located nation wide, reflecting the diverse nature of Canada’s health, industrial and agricultural biotechnology sectors. In addition to providing significant health benefits for Canadians, the biotechnology industry has quickly become an essential part of the transformation of many traditional cornerstones of the Canadian economy including manufacturing, automotive, energy, aerospace and forestry industries.

LifeSciences BC is a not-for-profit industry association with a mission to build a world-class life sciences community in British Columbia that contributes to the economic and societal wellbeing of the Province through a collaborative effort between industry, academia and government. LifeSciences BC works to broaden the representation of B.C.'s converging "bio" community by building a forum for complementary technologies, and supporting the Province's life sciences industry through advocacy, facilitation and promotion.

MEDEC is the national association representing the medical technology industry in Canada. Our members are committed to providing safe and innovative medical technologies that enhance the quality of patient care, improve patient access to health care, and help enable the sustainability of our publically funded health care system.

The medical technology industry in Canada employs over 35,000 Canadians in approximately 1,500 facilities, and has sales of over $7 billion per annum. MEDEC is committed to supporting the growth of a strong and vibrant medical technology industry that contributes to Canada’s innovation economy.

LSO works in concert with life science companies and organizations to grow the life sciences sector in Ontario and maintain its position on the global arena. As companies and stakeholders look for a definitive voice in the Life Science arena in Ontario, they look to LSO not only for the directions and resolutions to public policy issues, but also to be the conduit between the many organizations in Ontario and the many governments that serve them.

BIOQuébec is a biotechnology and life science industry association representing nearly 100 member companies and R&D centers in Quebec. The association works to create a positive influence on the growth of the life science industry, including capital access, public policy, workforce development and international promotion.

The PEI BioAlliance is dedicated to building the Bioscience economy of Prince Edward Island. PEI’s Bioscience Cluster is made up of leaders from business, research, government and academia working together as an ambitious and dynamic team. Currently, the Prince Edward Island Bioscience Industry accounts for more than  $100 million in sales and employs over 1000 people. The PEI BioAlliance represents 37 companies and eight research institutions.

BioNB is a not-for-profit agency whose mission is to support and promote innovative bio-economy opportunities in New Brunswick.

LSAM is dedicated to a vibrant and sustainable Manitoba Life Science industry focused on the creation and production of innovative tools and products through scientific advancements to improve the daily life of the global population and to increase industry-wide economic growth.

BioAlberta is the central voice and organizing hub for life science industries in Alberta. It is a private, not-for-profit industry association, representing Alberta’s growing life sciences sector. The association provides attentive, proactive and timely services and programs to over 140 member organizations. Whether it is cost savings of a purchasing program, a marketing campaign, a publication, an educational session, or an advocacy project, BioAlberta expands its member companies’ dollars and reach.

Since their creation in 2001, they have presented nationally and internationally to over 35,000 individuals from more than 900 companies and have sold over 40,000 Primer booklets. Having built relationships with many of the largest biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, they have been an invited to present for the past seven years at the annual Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) International Convention, and have forged strong partnerships with many leading associations. BioTech Primer is committed to providing quality classes, services and products to help educate the non-science professional in the basics of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada) is the only national voice for Canada’s renewable fuels and bio-based product sectors. Founded in 1984 as the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association, RICanada has grown to represent the leaders of Canada’s bioeconomy – producers of renewable fuels, such as ethanol and biodiesel, and bio-based products that reduce GHG emissions, combat pollution and smog, and provide economic opportunity to the benefit of all Canadians.

Renewable fuels and bio-based products epitomize clean technology. Canadian producers continuously innovate to use resources more responsibly, reduce negative environmental impact and provide economic opportunity. RICanada promotes the use of renewable fuels and bio-based products through consumer awareness and government liaison activities, with a vision of a sustainable energy future.

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us @TorontoComms

TO Health! is an industry-led promotion cooperative focused on raising the profile
 of the Toronto region’s Human Health & Sciences (HHS) cluster. TO Health! actively builds profile for the entire cluster through activities that highlight 
its strengths and successes and recognize industry leaders within the cluster. TO Health! also assists groups with their own promotional outreach through the TO Health! network, brand affiliation and resources, which can be used to powerfully present the region as a highly attractive place to live, work and invest., @TOHealthToronto

Ag-West Bio is Saskatchewan’s bio-economy catalyst, a non-profit organization funded by Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture and Growing Forward. For 22 years, its mandate has been to help grow the province’s life science sector through business support, communication and regulatory and policy expertise.

About Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council (CRIEC)
CRIEC is a small robust non-profit organization based in Calgary. Since 2010 it has helped build pathways and positive relationships between Calgary employers and internationally trained professionals that encourage hiring and retention. Working together with employers, professional associations, community partners, post-secondary schools, funders and corporate champions, ensures CRIEC’s work remains effective and relevant. Initiatives and strategies include mentoring and connecting programs, career path planning sessions and competency (cultural and skill) workshops, designed to inform, educate and inspire both talent and partners. To learn more, please visit

BioNova is the industry association leading the advancement of the life sciences sector in Nova Scotia. BioNova leads and supports its members as we build a successful, self-sustaining life sciences industry in Nova Scotia. By promoting the industry and its successes, building relationships both inside and outside the province and creating networking and educational opportunities BioNova aims to accelerate the commercialization success of Nova Scotia’s life sciences businesses and organizations.

Showcase Partners

Therapure Biopharma Inc. is an integrated biopharmaceutical company focused on complex biological therapeutics and technologies that can provide new options for patient care. It is comprised of Therapure Biomanufacturing, the award-winning CDMO division and Therapure Innovations, the proprietary drug pipeline and platform technology research and development division. Therapure Biopharma Inc.’s 130,000 sq. ft. cGMP facility includes biomanufacturing, research and quality-control laboratories and is built to meet FDA (USA), HPFB (Canada), EMA (Europe) and MHRA (UK) standards.

Synaptive Medical is a newly-formed company based in Toronto, Canada, focused on developing medical equipment and applications for neurosurgical procedures.  Together, these devices form a full and complete solution of visualization technologies for the operating room.

In the past 10 years, the core members of Synaptive Medical have founded and grown multiple successful medical start-ups into international markets.  The company is growing rapidly and has a number of opportunities for motivated people to join the team and share in the challenges and rewards of developing technologies to improve patient care and outcomes in neurosurgery.

For over 65 years, Charles River employees have enjoyed rich careers working together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new therapies for the patients who need them.

When you join Charles River, you become part of an international family that has had a significant impact on the health and well-being of our families, friends and colleagues across the globe. In the past few years alone we’ve helped our clients with the critical research required to develop new, approved treatments for cancer, weight loss, cystic fibrosis, leukemia, IBS, epilepsy, Cushing’s disease and other conditions.

Working at Charles River provides you with a chance to make a difference in the world. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, quality, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in supporting the life-saving and valuable work we perform on behalf of our clients. In return, we’ll offer you opportunities to learn, grow and build a career that you can feel passionate about.

The Guelph Vision Therapy Center provides vision therapy for patients with eye teaming issues. GVTC is the first clinic in Canada to integrate Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Speech and Language Pathology and Vision Therapy in a collaborative care effort. We aim to improve the lives through better coordination of eyes, brain and body. Our success is seeing patients go back to work and help children read and write at grade-level. A video on the background of the software we use can be seen at For more information on GVTC’s therapy approach, please visit or email us at at

BioConnect is on a Quest – for Rightful Identity. Why? To empower people to use credentials that are completely unique to them, such as their face, eyes, heartbeat or fingerprint, fundamentally changing how we access applications and processes. BioConnect’s core solutions – it’s identity management platform and applications are focused on enabling the easy adoption of current and future biometric technologies, delivering greater security, assurance and convenience in our every day lives today and tomorrow.

STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a biotechnology company based in Vancouver that develops speciality cell culture media, cell isolation systems and accessory products for life science research. Driven by science and a passion for quality, STEMCELL supports the advancement of scientific research around the world with our catalogue of more than 2,000 cell biology research tools. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.

eSight Eyewear is a company with a simple but profound belief: that everyone deserves to see. eSight - electronic glasses that let the legally blind actually see - is a breakthrough for those living with low vision. eSight drastically enhances the vision of the visually impaired, without any surgery. It is a wearable, all-in-one assistive device that empowers the visually impaired with independence and choice.

Founded in 1983, Pharmascience Inc. is the largest pharmaceutical employer in Quebec with over 1500 employees proudly headquartered in Montreal. Pharmascience Inc. is a full-service privately owned pharmaceutical company with strong roots in Canada and a growing global reach with product distribution in over 60 countries.  Ranked 57th among Canada’s top 100 R&D investors with over $44 million invested in 2015, Pharmascience Inc. is the 10th largest pharmaceutical company in Canada. Pharmascience Inc. has strong long-standing philanthropic ties with its communities, both locally and internationally. For more than 20 years, Pharmascience has been working through Health Partners International of Canada (HPIC) as the partner of choice to increase access to medicine. Pharmascience’s total donations of essential medicine, is close to $60 million. Pharmascience Inc. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of prescription; generic, over-the-counter, and behind-the-counter products as well as FDA approved Canadian-made injectables. Pharmascience Inc. commercializes nearly 400 product families in 20 different dosage forms for over 2,000 products. In Canada alone, more than 45 million prescriptions a year are filled with Pharmascience products