Innovative Medicines Canada represents Canada’s innovative pharmaceutical industry. We help our members discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines and vaccines.
Our member companies, which range from fledgling start-ups to established organizations, are revolutionizing healthcare through the discovery and development of new medicines and vaccines.
Our industry supports 107,000 high-quality, well-paying jobs in Canada and invests $2.4 billion in R&D every year. Collectively, our activities contribute $15.9 billion per year to Canada’s knowledge-based economy.
Guided by a strict Code of Ethical Practices, we work with governments, insurance companies, healthcare professionals and other stakeholders to advance the field of pharmaceutical research and development and enhance the wellbeing of Canadians. We are committed to being valued partners in Canada’s healthcare system.
We achieve our goals by forming alliances, supporting policies, improving Canada’s regulatory environment, widening access to innovative medicines and ensuring the effective protection of intellectual property.
We believe in ensuring that Canadians have access to the innovative treatments they need. Our activities are a fundamental part of safeguarding our healthcare system for future generations.