• Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation

    We’re bringing
    life-saving research
    to the real world

  • Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation

    We’re training the next
    generation of life
    science leaders

  • Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation

    We’re working to
    bridge the gap
    in drug development

    commercial projects
    in value created for life science companies
    network experts & advisors
    SMEs, scale-ups & spinoffs supported

    Our interdisciplinary network of academic & industry leaders delivers expertise in drug development while training the next generation of life science leaders

    We train, commercialize innovation, and support life science scale-ups in an industry-led collaborative network model. We focus on business, regulatory & patent strategy; regulatory compliant toxicology; synthesis; formulation; PK/PD; clinical trial design; and take a compound all the way from the research bench to the patient’s bedside.

    support Researchers and Start ups

    What is API?

    We are a not-for-profit that partners with industry, leading experts and post-secondaries to empower life science commercialization. We support innovators looking to scale-up, and leverage post-doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate students to bring life-saving research to the real world while training them on industry projects.

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    What do we do?

    We build translational teams that bridge the gap between academic research and industry in a timely manner while keeping IP with the funder. We work in collaboration with industry, post-secondaries and partners to deliver leading drug expertise ensuring success in commercial development.

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    How do I get involved?

    We provide the support of a full pharmaceutical company to academic researchers who have an idea. We help Industry access research innovation in a framework that supports commercial success.

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    Latest Updates

    November 2022 Newsletter

    Nov 25, 2022 in Newsletter

    API News API at the ASTech Awards We were pleased to sponsor and participate in this year’s ASTech Awards, which brought together innovators from across......

    October 2022 Newsletter

    Oct 17, 2022 in News

    API News API at the First forward/slash Summit Edmonton Global’s inaugural forward/slash summit was nothing short of a success! We want to congratulate Edmonton Global on a......

    September 2022 Newsletter

    Sep 16, 2022 in News

    API News PoND Research Day Last month, we had the great joy of participating in Polymer Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery (PoND) Research Day on Saturday, Aug. 27!......

    August 2022 Newsletter

    Aug 26, 2022 in News

    API News API Co-Hosts Tour with Honoured Guests We were honoured to co-host Minister Randy Boissonault, Deputy Ministers Simon Kennedy and Catherine Blewett, and others,......