Labour Market Research

BioTalent Canada is currently conducting the following research projects:

Building Resiliancy and Sustainability for the Bio-economy to Withstand Disruption

Because of the pandemic, Canadians are realizing the crucial work being done in the bio-economy more than ever. The critical industry is relied upon for vaccines, lifesaving medical research and diagnostic devices, personal protective equipment, and food security. The demand for a deep pipeline of highly skilled workers has never been greater. Learn More

Occupational Competencies for Canada’s Bio-economy

BioTalent Canada has launched its National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Canada’s bio-economy, along with 23 summary profiles. he NOS profiles indicate what skills, education, and credentialing are required to perform a specific role. Companies will use these standards for more effective recruitment, professional development, succession planning, and compensation benchmarking. Learn more

Completed Projects

The Bio-economy Labour Market Information (LMI) Study 2018-2021

Current independent and industry driven LMI is critical to better understand the sector’s HR landscape and to develop practical HR strategies to alleviate labour market challenges. BioTalent Canada has conducted a widespread census of the companies within the industry to get a full picture of the composition of the bio-economy. Through extensive surveying and interviewing, several reports – national, regional, and of key hubs have been published. Learn More