Health care decision makers worldwide are searching for innovative solutions that improve patient care while reducing costs. Many have discovered that life sciences companies in Ontario offer the right expertise and technologies at competitive pricing.
How we offer transformative solutions in health care:
Meeting the needs of health care providers worldwide
Made-in-Ontario medical technologies are strictly regulated by Health Canada.
Many Ontario companies provide customer service in multiple languages. Ontario is one of the worlds most diverse societies where more than 150 languages are spoken, which makes communication and technical support seamless.Research, medical device, pharmaceutical and bio-medical manufacturing costs are more competitive in Canada than in any G7 nation. A source for next generation discoveries
Ontario is home to world-renowned research centres, internationally respected scientists and a broad life sciences industry with 1,900 companies that range from innovative technology firms to niche market leaders.
Leading firms include Unitron, whose hearing aids are sold in more than 40 countries, Trudell Medical International, whose aerosol drug delivery devices are used in 110 countries, and iNTERFACEWARE, whose industry-leading data integration software has helped more than 800 healthcare organizations worldwide.Innovation is in our DNA
Ontario companies have a long history of medical discovery and innovation. Its where insulin and the gene that causes cystic fibrosis were discovered. Its also where the worlds first external artificial pacemaker, artificial cornea, artificial kidney, antibody-coated stent and advanced 3-D imaging techniques were developed.
Today, the innovation spotlight focuses on cancer and genomic research, pharmaceuticals and lab-on-a-chip devices, as well as state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic, surgical, e-health and assistive technologies which are helping healthcare providers worldwide deliver better patient care.Some examples:
Competitively low prices stretch health care budgets
- The Ionics Mass Spectrometry Groups revolutionary rugged, compact, easy-to-service mass spec has won fans on three continents.
- E-Sight Eyewears groundbreaking wearable assistive device is helping people with low vision to see.
- Therapure Biopharma is taking innovative approaches to treatments for liver cancer, anemia and hepatitis C.
Research, medical device, pharmaceutical and bio-medical manufacturing costs are more competitive in Canada than in any G7 nation. Secondly, for many international customers, free trade agreements currently in place with 16 countries provide economical costs by reducing or eliminating tariffs. Additionally, the exchange rate for the Canadian dollar against many major currencies favours international buyers.