Markham is home to a number of multinational companies in the life sciences industry including Teva Canada, Kenvue Inc. (formerly Johnson and Johnson), Standard Biotools, Astella Pharma, Estee Lauder and others.

We serve as the headquarters for business operations, pharmaceutical production and a hub of R&D for medical devices and instruments. More than 200 life sciences businesses have created 6,900 jobs in Markham, and we play a critical role in Ontario’s broader Life Sciences cluster, which is ranked Top 10 in North America.




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Our companies have expertise in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, medical equipment manufacturing, clinical research services, and biotechnology to name a few.

Markham is strategically located within driving distance of Canada's best research hospitals, which comes with highly skilled talent, research space, and top notch equipment and technology.

Locate and grow your life sciences business in Markham, you are in good company.

Markham at Collision 2022

~31 km

Away from Canada's largest medical faculty


Life Sciences workers in Ontario

20 to 30 km

from Canada's
best research hospitals
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A strong band of
life sciences companies.

Teva Pharmaceuticals
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Astellas Pharma Canada
Estee Lauder
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Johnson and Johnson

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