Life sciences and health technologies

Medicago, Québec

From fundamental research to patient treatment to the prevention and early detection of diseases, the business environment in Québec City for the life sciences and health technology industry is hard to beat. As the nexus of decision making for provincial healthcare and an incubator for innovative techniques, Québec City is home to a wealth of expertise in biopharmaceutics and diagnostics, health related medical technologies, natural products, and wellness.

Groups and research centres

Life science events

  • 23rd International Symposium Fluorine Chemistry and 9th International Symposium on Fluorous Technologies - 2023
  • Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR 2023)
  • CSACI Annual Scientific Meeting 2022
  • ISEK 2022
  • CDA Annual Conference 2022
  • Canadian Orthopaedic Association (COA) 2022 Annual Meeting 
  • CIFAS 2022 – Conférence internationale francophone sur l’agression sexuelle
  • Canadian Rheumatology Association Annual Scientific Meeting - 2022
  • International Society for Vaccines (ISV) 2022 Annual Congress
  • NAPCGR 2021 Annual Meeting (North Americain Primary Care Research Group) (virtual)
  • American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACDPDM) 75th Annual Meeting – 2021
  • 23rd International Symposium on Fluorine Chemistry and 9th International Symposium on Fluorous Technologies – 2021
  • 2021 Canadian Cardiovascular Congress
  • IXe Congrès international d’épidémiologie EPITER-ADELF – 2021
  • 13th Annual International CRISPR Congress – 2019
  • 16th Forum on Back and Neck Pain Research in Primary Care – 2019
  • Canadian Psychiatric Association Annual Conference – 2019
  • 10th Canadian Conference on Dementia (CCD) – 2019

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    Molecular Evolution Takes Centre Stage at International Conference in Québec City

    DNA molecules may be small in size, but they definitely make up for their size in terms of importance; after all, DNA is vital for all living things and life’s processes.

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    An international electrophysiology and kinesiology society chooses Québec City

    Hard work has paid off for Jean-Sébastien Roy and Laurent Bouyer, 2 researchers from Université Laval and members of Québec City’s Ambassador's Club.

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