We build translational teams and capacity in drug development to support industry and innovators.

API is a not-for-profit institution with an expert interdisciplinary team that works with a network of collaborating organizations. As a whole, we provide the expertise, services, and infrastructure of a pharmaceutical company. We help innovators launch their ideas into the real world, connect industry to the services they need for commercial success, and accelerate all aspects of the drug development process.

Partner with industry

Provide industry with opportunities to access world-class expertise and services.

We provide industry with access to translational science in a framework that supports commercial success. We facilitate projects in a model that keeps IP and ownership with the funder, moves quickly, and operates at a regulatory compliant level.

support Researchers and Start ups

Support researchers and startups to create a viable path forward.

We provide the services and resources of a pharmaceutical company by delivering expertise in drug development: business, regulatory and patent strategy, regulatory compliant toxicology, synthesis, formulation, PK/PD, and create a viable path forward from discovery to successful phase II clinical trials.

Leverage post doctoral graduate

Train and empower post-doctoral fellows and students.

We provide training opportunities that builds capacity for the Canadian life sciences industry. Students are part of project teams overseen by industry experts and staff. In many cases student project participants go on to careers as employees with the companies they’ve worked with through API.

Our Capabilities:

We’re equipped to meet the needs for a wide variety of projects.

We provide our members with access to compliant facilities and sites to ensure their projects can keep moving forward at industry speeds and standards. Check out our services for more information.

Collaboration is a key component of what we do.​

Our interdisciplinary network of academic & industry leaders deliver expertise in drug development.​

support Researchers and Start ups

Interested in becoming a member of API?

Collaboration is at the core of what we do. Get in touch to learn more about the opportunities awaiting you.