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We empower commercial development in the Canadian life sciences industry.
Based in Edmonton with a satellite location in Calgary, API works to build and support the life sciences sector across Canada through fee-for-service support, programs to help startups forge a path to commercial success, and training for students and postdoctoral fellows. We help companies and innovators with the commercialization of pharmaceuticals & biologics, medical devices & diagnostics, natural health products, health technologies, and more.Learn more
Our impact in life sciences
With a network of more than 100 scientists, clinicians, and regulatory and patent experts, API provides the technical and scientific capacity for life sciences companies to translate scientific knowledge into practical applications.
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API’s Key Initiatives
Our focus on building a vibrant life sciences ecosystem and fostering the growth of the sector extends to strategic partnerships that bridge key industry and economic gaps. These collaborations connect industry with academia, innovators with investors, and facilitate the seamless transition from intellectual property (IP) to commercialization.View all initiatives
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February 2024 Newsletter
API Stories A night of innovation, inspiration, and collaboration Last week, we were inspired to witness 20 life sciences companies pitch for Startup TNT’s Life…Read moreabout February 2024 Newsletter
Igniting Innovation: Exploring the Power of Life Sciences Entrepreneurship
The constant evolution of technology and increasing demand for innovative health solutions continues…Read moreabout Igniting Innovation: Exploring the Power of Life Sciences Entrepreneurship
Collaboration is at the core of what we do
We believe that by working together, we amplify the life sciences sector’s potential for achievement and success. Through strategic partnerships, interdisciplinary collaborations, and shared expertise, we accelerate more discoveries and build a brighter future for the life sciences industry and human health.Join our network