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Media advisory - Minister Champagne in British Columbia to announce investments to grow a robust, competitive biomanufacturing and life sciences sector

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VANCOUVER, BC, July 27, 2021 /CNW/ - The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will visit Precision NanoSystems, in Vancouver, British Columbia, where he will announce the launch of Canada's Biomanufacturing and Life Sciences Strategy. He will also tour Aspect Biosystems Ltd., where he will highlight Government of Canada support to help innovative companies in British Columbia grow and succeed. As well, the Minister will tour AbCellera Biotechnologies, a Vancouver-based biotech company at the forefront of developing antibody-based drugs to treat and prevent COVID-19.

Launch of the Biomanufacturing and Life Sciences Strategy

Date:

Wednesday, July 28, 2021



Time:

9:25 a.m. (PT) – Tour of Precision NanoSystems


9:45 a.m. (PT) – Announcement



Location:

Precision NanoSystems


655 West Kent Avenue North, Unit 50


Vancouver, British Columbia

The announcement will be live-streamed on the Canadian Innovation Facebook page.

Members of the media are invited to attend in person. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, space is limited.

Media unable to attend in person can participate in the post-announcement media availability via teleconference.

Whether attending in person or participating via teleconference, media are asked to register with ISED Media Relations at mediarelations-mediasrelations@ised-isde.gc.ca no later than 5:00 p.m. (PT) on July 27.

Site tour of Aspect Biosystems Ltd. facility

Date:

Wednesday, July 28, 2021



Time:

11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (PT)



Location:

Aspect Biosystems


1781 West 75th Avenue


Vancouver, British Columbia

Media are invited to participate in the tour, which will be followed by a media availability with Minister Champagne. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, space is limited. Please register with ISED Media Relations at mediarelations-mediasrelations@ised-isde.gc.ca no later than 5:00 p.m. (PT) on July 27.

Site tour of AbCellera Biotechnologies facility

Date:

Wednesday, July 28, 2021



Time:

2:15 p.m. (PT)



Location:

AbCellera Biotechnologies


2215 Yukon Street


Vancouver, British Columbia

The site tour of the AbCellera Biotechnologies facility is not open to media.

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