Transforming Canadians’ lives
Partnering to champion policies that drive the discovery, development and delivery of transformative medicines and vaccines.
Access to Medicine
The Problem Two years is too long. Canadian patients wait two years for access to approved new medicines through public […]
BENEFITS OF INNOVATIVE MEDICINES
Real hope for patients and families
New medicines and vaccines save lives and help make our healthcare system more cost‑effective.
Preventing or curing disease means extending lives, relieving suffering and improving people’s quality of life.
Promoting a robust regulatory protocol means ensuring safe and effective medicines for Canadians.
Supporting sustainable healthcare means we all spend more time enjoying life and being productive.
Industry impact In Canada
Better Health Outcomes
Innovative Medicines Canada members
Yearly economic impact
LATEST PRESS RELEASES
Press Release September 08, 2023
New report shows economic incentives are needed to effectively fight antimicrobial resistance
Ottawa, September 08, 2023 – Innovative Medicines Canada (IMC) welcomes the release of the Council of Canadian Academies’ (CCA) report […]
Press Release July 05, 2023
IMC calls on Canada’s premiers to improve patient access to medicines
Ottawa, July 5, 2023 – Health care remains top of mind heading into the Council of the Federation Summer Meeting […]
Press Release June 06, 2023
Canada’s R&D Pharmaceutical Sector – A Key Partner in Economic Resilience, Recovery, and Growth
Ottawa, June 6, 2023 – Recently released Statistics Canada data demonstrates the economic impact of the innovative research and development […]
Press Release May 31, 2023
Health Research Foundation Launches Call For Nominations For New Diversity and Equity in Research Award
NOMINATE AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS ADVANCING DIVERSITY AND EQUITY IN HEALTH RESEARCH BY SEPTEMBER 15. Ottawa, May 31, 2023 – […]
Press Release May 03, 2023
Nominations Now Open for the Health Research Foundation’s Medal of Honour
Nominate a remarkable individual who is making a difference in health sciences by July 14.
Press Release March 28, 2023
Innovative Medicines Canada Welcomes Investments in Health Data, Commitment to Work Toward Pandemic Preparedness in Budget 2023
Ottawa, March 28, 2023 – Innovative Medicines Canada (IMC) is encouraged by commitments in today’s federal budget to improve health […]
Press Release March 22, 2023
Drugs for rare diseases announcement is a step forward for patients
Ottawa, March 22, 2023 – Innovative Medicines Canada (IMC) is encouraged by the federal government’s announcement regarding its intentions for […]
Press Release February 14, 2023
A National Rare Disease Strategy Could Change Patients’ Lives
Ottawa, February 14, 2023 – With Rare Disease Day fast approaching, the federal government has an opportunity to make a […]