WINNIPEG, Manitoba--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bioscience Association Manitoba (BAM) has announced its participation at BIO International Convention, taking place from June 5-8, 2023, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. The BIO International Convention is renowned as the largest global event for the biotechnology industry, attracting over 14,000 industry leaders from around the world who come together to connect, explore new opportunities, and establish strategic partnerships.
The Manitoba bioscience sector is widely recognized for its creative solutions, sustainable economic growth, and innovative developments. This industry generates over $9.9 billion in revenue, employs over 14,000 individuals, and ranks as the fourth major industry in the province.
“As an industry association, BAM is proud to serve as a central hub and advocate for innovators, entrepreneurs, and established companies in this rapidly expanding industry in Manitoba. Alongside other Manitoba delegates, including representatives from the Government of Manitoba and BAM members, we are thrilled to showcase the announcement of the first ever Manitoba Life Science Strategy at BIO,” said Kim Kline, President of BAM. “This is a game changer for our province and gives us an opportunity to build on our strengths in the areas of health biotech, ag biotech and clean biotech, while fostering collaborations between industry, government, and academic institutions to create a thriving bioeconomy.”
“Bioscience Association Manitoba commends the government for its leadership and recognition of the sector’s essential contributions to our economy, lives and livelihoods,” said Kline. “New partnerships and investments will ensure that we continue to be innovative. We believe that the strategy has the potential to be transformative for the province's economy and position Manitoba as a leader in this vital and growing industry. Traditionally known as the Gateway to the West, Manitoba is quickly becoming the Gateway to the World.”
About Bioscience Association Manitoba
Bioscience Association Manitoba (BAM) is a not-for-profit industry association that enables commercial success for Manitoba’s bioscience companies by acting as a catalyst for innovation, expanding the sector’s skills and workforce development, and leading with one unified voice to create local and global engagement. Learn more about BAM at www.biomb.ca.