Our Mission and Vision


Canadians living healthier and longer lives through access to innovative medicines and vaccines.


As the national voice of research-based pharmaceutical companies, Innovative Medicines Canada advocates for policies that enable the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative medicines and vaccines that improve the lives of all Canadians. We support our members’ commitment to being valued partners in the Canadian healthcare system.

Guiding Principles

  1. We recognize and value the role we play in improving the lives of patients.
  2. All interactions are ethical and conducted with respect and integrity, and we adhere to the principles and letter of our Code of Ethical Practices.
  3. We work tirelessly to further our members’ interests as outlined in our Strategic Objectives.
  4. We conduct ourselves in a manner that offers pro-active solutions to address Canadian healthcare challenges.