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Past Events - Edmonton

Oct 22, 2019

Launching your Health-Technology Startup

This was a seminar and panel discussion about how to launch a health-technology startup given by scientists that started their own companies. This event was hosted by TEC Edmonton during Edmonton Startup week. 

Oct 09, 2019

Tackling the Health Sciences Talent Retention Problem in Edmonton

Innovation panel discussion and networking event centered around talent retention of health science graduates in Alberta. 



  • Antonio Bruni, PhD. Health City Edmonton

  • Colin Coros, PhD, MBA. Chief Commercialization Officer, Nanostics

  • Hubert Eng, MSc, PhD- Senior Director, Life Sciences Industries Alberta Economic Development and Trade, Government of Alberta

  • Lorne Tyrrell, MD, PhD. University of Alberta, LiKSioV, Scientific advisor KMT Hepatech

Session objectives:

  • To communicate how organizations in Alberta are addressing issues of talent retention in the life-sciences industry

  • To demonstrate that Edmonton is a dynamic city with a budding innovation ecosystem driving the health economy

  • To better understand the barriers that limit economic development and expansion of life-sciences companies in Edmonton

  • To promote networking between all relevant members of the innovation ecosystem to facilitate development

  • To lay the foundations for tangible and realistic strategies to address both talent retention and health innovation growth in Edmonton

Sep 11, 2019

Copy Of -Career Opportunities in Clinical Research: NACTRC’s role in facilitating Clinical Trials in Alberta

Presentation by Scott Jamieson, Director of Clinical Operations, Clinical Research Unit Edmonton (CRUE) and Advisor, Quality Management in Clinical Research (QMCR) about the roles and responsibilities of NACTRC in Alberta Clinical Trial work and job opportunities for individuals looking for a career in clinical research.

Session Objectives:
• Explore job opportunities currently available at NACTRC
• Understand how CRUE and QMCR oversee clinical trial conduct in Alberta
• Learn about how NACTRC facilitates collaboration between pharmaceutical companies, government and researchers

Apr 16, 2019

Careers in the Pharmaceutical Industry: Demystifying Roles in Market Access

As part of our strategy to foster the development of highly qualified personnel, the S2BN is continuing career information and networking events that highlights opportunities for science graduates in sectors outside of bench research. The objectives of this event, "Careers in the Pharmaceutical Industry- Demystifying roles in Market Access" were to:

● Understand the role of market access, drug reimbursement and medical affairs in the pharmaceutical industry.

● Explore career opportunities in this field and highlight valuable skills for trainees to have if seeking to transition into this area.

● Discuss emerging trends in the Canadian market access and reimbursement environment.

With panelists: 

Bennett Lee (BScPhm, MDiv)- Head of Market Access at Sanofi Genzyme

Kimberly Shulha (BSc)- Manager of Health Policy and Patient Access Alberta at Novartis

Christian Ouellet (MBa, AdmA)- Director of Government Affairs at Sandoz Pharmaceuticals

Nadine Vautour (BEng, MASc)- Governance Officer at the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH)

with special guest moderator, and founder of the S2BN, Dr. Bruce Seet. 

Feb 01, 2019

Opportunities in Canada's bio-economy

Session Objectives:
•       Gather information about the biotechnology industry across Canada.
•       Gain knowledge of BioTalent Canada and its wage-subsidy programs, including resources available for internationally educated professionals and recent graduates.
•       Learn about jobs available for science graduates in Canada and resources to find information about the labour market, compensation, and skill requirements.

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