In this issue:

Member & Local News

  • Reinvented Medicure Returns 
  • Harper Government Investing in New Market Opportunities for Flax and Hemp Farmers     
  • Valeant Takes Control of Afexa, Extends Bid  

Life Science in the News     

  • R&D Tax Scheme Too Rich: Federal Panel
  • Amgen to Lay Off 380 R&D Workers   
  • India’s Biotech Sector to Grow 20% in Foreseeable Future 
  • DuPont™ Sorona® Receives Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 Certification


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