What’s Great About BC

BC is well positioned to become an international leader in clinical research. BC has the talent, the infrastructure, a diverse population, provincial health care system, universities, acute and community health care facilities and world-class genome sciences capabilities.

The existing clinical research infrastructure in BC includes clinical trial support units, technology and informatics platforms and organizations providing clinical research services. BC is home to outstanding clinicians, researchers and organizations with successes in cancer, cardiology, genomics, HIV and proteomics, to name a few areas.

BC has a track record of establishing successful health related spin off companies. Of the approximately 80 biotechnology companies in British Columbia, more than 50 are spin-off companies from research at Vancouver General Hospital, St. Paul’s Hospital, UBC Hospital, Children’s and Women’s Hospital, the BC Cancer agency and the University of British Columbia.

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