Life Science Doctors

York Region:
Life Science & Health Technology

Some of the best leaders, researchers and investors in the life sciences and healthcare technologies sector call York Region home, including four world-class hospitals. Cortelucci Vaughan Hospital, scheduled to open in 2021, will be Canada's first fully-integrated "Smart Hospital".

Driving Innovation in Health

York Region’s life science and health tech companies include global and Canadian industry leaders such as AB Sciex, Alexion, Amico, Apotex, Cardinal Health, Johnson & Johnson, Leo Pharma, PerkinElmer, Philips Healthcare, and Teva, just to name a few.

  • 750+ life sciences and health tech companies
  • Several hospital-affiliated health tech innovation and accelerator programs in York Region include CreateIT Now at Southlake Regional Hospital, Mackenzie Innovation Institute, and ventureLAB Health Ecosphere
  • Central access to over 17,500 life sciences graduate students annually across the Greater Toronto Area
  • Brand new research and learning health precinct planned in Vaughan between York University, Mackenzie Health, and ventureLAB

Data sources: Statistics Canada, Canadian Business Counts December 2018

750+ Life Science & Health Tech Firms

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17,500+ Grads in Life Science Fields

The Greater Toronto Area is a hotbed for talent; with more graduating each year.

4 World-Class Tech Driven Hospitals

The Vaughan Cortelluci Hospital is Canada’s first fully ‘smart’ hospital.

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