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.


  • More than 450 companies are engaged in basic research, manufacturing, biotechnology, contract research and medical technology. They employ over 25,400 skilled workers.
  • International giants such as Pfizer, Sanofi and Merck have chosen Québec as the site for their Canadian headquarters.
  • Over 160 IT companies employ 5,400 workers.
  • Over 10,000 researchers work in our biomedical research centres, many of which are gaining international recognition for their major scientific breakthroughs.
  • Each year, 10,000 students graduate from health-related programs.

Why choose Québec?