Canada: A Good Place for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, No Matter Where You Are

SAM RICCHEZZA | October 6, 2016

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Canada’s pharmaceutical sector is one of the country’s most innovative industries. Comprised of companies developing new and generic prescription pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals as well as over-the-counter drug products, the sector also includes contract research organizations (CROs) and contract development and manufacturing organizations (CDMOs) such as WellSpring. A lucrative market in its own right, Canada claims a 2.5 percent share of the global pharmaceutical market, making it the ninth largest in the world (IMS Health Pharmafocus 2018).

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