Life Sciences
Québec: Companies connecting with talent

Québec is a major North American centre for the life sciences industry. Companies will find everything they need to design and test innovative products and technologies—including in tomorrow’s key fields.


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  • More than 450 companies are engaged in basic research, manufacturing, biotechnology, contract research and medical technology.
  • Many world-renowned research centres are gaining international recognition for their major scientific breakthroughs.
  • International giants such as Pfizer, Sanofi and Merck have chosen Québec as the site for their Canadian head­quarters.

The industry in figures

  • More than 450 life-sciences companies employ over 25,400 skilled workers.
  • Over 160 IT companies employ 5,400 workers.
  • Over 10,000 researchers work in biomedical research centres.
  • Each year, 10,000 students graduate from health-related programs.




Contact your expert

Benoît Larouche

Director, Business Development, New York

212 843-0976