Curious about opportunities in life sciences in Quebec, the role of different stakeholders within the ecosystem, and programs available to strengthen highly sought-after skills? In collaboration with Montréal Invivo, we will present an overview of the life sciences ecosystem in Quebec, including fast growing industry sectors and specific strengths of the region. You will also learn how different programs can help students and career professionals to enhance their skillsets. Following the presentations, there will be a panel discussion that focuses on innovation in the ecosystem and a Q&A session.


  • Provide an overview of Quebec’s life sciences ecosystem.
  • Profile how stakeholders are helping to foster innovation in Quebec’s ecosystem.
  • Understand how different programs are helping STEM students to develop in-demand skills and sharing insights into the workforce.


Claudie Noël, MSc – Director, Skills and Talent Development at Montréal Invivo
Denis deBlois, PhD – Director, BSc program in Biopharmaceutical Sciences at Université de Montréal
Emily Bell, PhD – Associate Director, Desjardins Centre for Advanced Training
Julie Lacroix – Communications Coordinator, Pharmabio Développement


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