Navigating the Southern California and Arizona Biotech Landscape + SoCal Biotech Highway


June 22, 2021


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


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Canadian life science companies are invited to join Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) in San Diego for a free webinar on the opportunities and keys to success in Southern California and Arizona, two of fastest growing life science regions.

Date: June 22, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Virtual
Location: San Diego, United States of America
Target Audience: Canadian life sciences companies with a particular focus in biotechnology.
Sector: Life sciences

The Consulate of Canada in San Diego is hosting a free webinar to talk about the opportunities and what it takes to succeed in Southern California and Arizona. In addition, you will hear about the Consulate’s SoCal Biotech Highway program. A virtual program involving customized coaching and mentoring for life science clients for improved company strategy, preparedness and success with investors and pharmaceutical partners in the California region.

San Diego, California represents the 3rd largest U.S. bio-cluster and world leading innovation hub in drug development and genomics. The region is home to more than 1,100 life science companies and more than 86 independent and world leading university-affiliated research institutes. Major pharmaceutical companies including Eli Lilly, Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Johnson & Johnson, and Takeda maintain a presence in San Diego to ensure that they stay on top of cutting-edge innovations in the region.

The State of Arizona is home to one of the fastest growing life science industries in the U.S. The community of biotech, medtech, and healthcare leaders are working together to make Arizona a Top-Ten Life Science State. Arizona is globally competitive in such fields as precision medicine, cancer, neurosciences, bioengineering, diagnostics, and agricultural biotechnology. Key companies and Healthcare organizations include; Mayo Clinic, Dignity Health, Magellan Health, WL Gore, Roche Diagnostics, Banner Health and Becton Dickenson.

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Why your organization should participate:

  • Develop a first-hand understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business in foreign markets
  • Gain insights and market intelligence
  • Learn about the SoCal Biotech Highway program.

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

The Trade Commissioner, Chery Rogers, specializes in the Life Sciences sector for Southern California, Arizona and Nevada markets and can provide information on this and other local events that you are considering, as well as advice on business development in the region. Services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.

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