Based in Alberta, API has become the province’s established platform for commercial development in the life sciences and is one of the country’s largest not-for-profit life science commercialization organizations.

API is now a recognized leader in Canada by bringing industry into practical and progressive partnership with academics, scientists, clinicians, and regulatory experts.

About our board

Our not-for-profit board is focused on governance and stewardship during a high growth period. We are specifically looking for individuals from across Canada with expertise in Intellectual Property Law, and Venture or Early-Stage Capital.

If you possess a strong dedication to our mission and possess valuable skills in other areas, we encourage you to get in touch with us.

Board meetings

Four board meetings are scheduled annually.

How to apply

Interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter expressing their interest in the position and why they believe they are a strong candidate.

We appreciate all applicants’ interest and will only contact those selected for interviews.

Please send your cover letter and resume to

Our team, clients, and stakeholders come from a variety of backgrounds. In recruiting for our board, we welcome the unique contributions that all people bring to the workplace in terms of varied lived experiences, education, culture, gender, race, sexual orientation, religious or ethnic background, neurodiversity, and cognitive and physical ability.

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