Life Sciences
Leading sectors and businesses

Noted Business Expertise

Sherbrooke has a lively development climate in many Life Sciences sub-sectors. The presence of the Accélérateur de création d’entreprises technologiques (ACETAccelerator for the creation of technological businesses) at the Université de Sherbrooke fosters the emergence of a growing number of new businesses offering a variety of products and services. Here are a few of these businesses at the leading edge of their respective sectors.

See the Sherbrooke Life Sciences Directory for the complete list of businesses and their specialty.


Medical instruments and equipment

Sherbrooke businesses have developed high-level expertise in the design and fabrication of various medical instruments and equipment.  Whether you are looking for imaging devices, equipment for a clientele with reduced mobility, software for analytical purposes or hospital equipment, Sherbrooke offers all these and even more!


Pre-clinical and clinical research

Sherbrooke possesses an exceptional research environment, where it is possible to conduct clinical research at all phases (I to IV), from infants to elderly people, and this, in almost all therapeutic sectors.  Furthermore, major installations for use in preclinical research on several species are available.


Neutraceutical, dermaceutical and therapeutical products

Major investments were made in Sherbrooke in the neutraceutical, dermaceutical and therapeutical products field of expertise in 2012. Many new jobs were created as a result and many will follow. Innovative processes, some stemming from research at the Université de Sherbrooke, attracted new players to the region and allowed major expansion in others.

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