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Sweet Pharma Day’s 2nd Edition - Call for Startup Proposals, Now Open

Sweet Pharma Day is back again this year in a virtual format. Canadian biotech start-ups are invited to apply!

Sweet Pharma Day’s aim: to find sixteen promising new Canadian biotech companies, dubbed the “Sweet 16”, who will be invited to present their project before a minimum of six large international pharmaceutical companies and leading venture funds for potential collaborations or partnerships.


Advantages of participating in Sweet Pharma Day

  • Unique interaction with large international pharmaceutical companies and venture capital firms
  • Direct networking with the Canadian life sciences ecosystem’s key stakeholders
  • $2,500 prize awarded to one company that stands out at the event


Interested in applying? Here’s how!


  • Provide a 2-page executive summary and a short presentation (one set of no more than 5 slides) describing your cutting-edge technology, target indications, and points of differentiation.
  • Send your application package before September 7th to
  • The large pharmaceuticals taking part will select the 16 participating companies, who will be notified no later than September 24, 2021.

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