BioAlberta is driven by its members to represent and promote the province’s vibrant and diverse life sciences industry.

Alongside our partners, we are dedicated to furthering life science sectors locally, nationally, and internationally.

Our mission

To be the central voice and champion for the life sciences industry in Alberta. We promote, advocate and proactively facilitate the growth of Alberta’s life sciences industry.

Our vision

A thriving and competitive life sciences industry that fuels key sectors of Alberta’s economy.


As the life science industry evolves, so does BioAlberta.

Since our incorporation in 1998, Alberta’s life sciences industry has expanded beyond health biotechnology to include companies in the medical device, agricultural, industrial biotechnology, environmental and natural health sub-sectors. Our work represents a growing demand for innovative products and technologies to address an expanding global population and the ensuing challenges.

BioAlberta's core life sciences membership sectors include:

Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals

Hemp and Cannabis

Natural Health Products


Health Technology and Medical Devices


Plant Protein and Functional Ingredients

BioAlberta is a member-driven, not-for-profit industry association; representing Alberta's growing life science sector. The association provides members with an active voice and a network of partners and support to modernize Alberta's economy.