In this issue:

Member & Local News

  • LSAM is pleased to showcase the Manitoba bioproducts industry in a new video series
  • Biotech Firms Seek Cash  
  • A Canadian Biotech Company Aims to Speed Up Wound Healing  
  • Ottawa Drags Heels on Superbug Lab Proposed: City Lab Could Fight C. difficile  
  • Governments Invest in International Wheat Genomics Project  

Life Science in the News   

  • Merck CEO: Spending On Research Crucial For Long-Term Success  
  • Biofuels Tax Compromise a Good First Step, But Should Focus on Investment Climate for Advanced Biofuels, BIO Says 
  • Biotechnology Bounces Back With 46% Rise in Venture Capital

National Biotechnology Week Kick-Off Breakfast

and more

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About the Life Science Association of Manitoba (LSAM): 

LSAM represents all those involved in the Life Science Sector in Manitoba. The Life Science Sector focuses on the use of innovative biological tools and products, the creation of wealth and sustainability in the production of medical treatments, diagnostics, more-nutritional foods, energy, chemicals, and materials, while improving the quality of the environment.

The Life Science sector is a key to economic growth within the Province of Manitoba and is currently estimated to contribute more than 7% of the province’s GDP. In addition to generating value on its own, the Life Science sector is helping to grow and sustain competitiveness in ailing and traditional sectors of the economy, through the application of new and innovative products and processes. 

To find out more about LSAM visit its website here