Life Sciences Ontario Breakfast Forum December 11, 2015 RICCentre When: Thursday, December 17th Time: 7:30 am – Registration/ Breakfast 8:00 am – 9:30 am – Presentations 9:30 am – 10:00 am – Networking Where: Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP 333 Bay Street, Suite 2400 Toronto, Ontario Register now Speakers & Topic: Member Marathon Biogen Canada Inc Biogen Canada Inc. is an affiliate of Biogen Inc. Biogen Inc (NASDAQ: BIIB) is one of the leading global biotechnology companies in the world. The company’s core capabilities include drug discovery, research, development, biomanufacturing and a global commercial infrastructure. Through cutting-edge science and medicine, Biogen Idec discovers, develops and delivers to patients worldwide innovative therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, hemophilia and autoimmune disorders. Founded in 1978, Biogen Idec is the world’s oldest independent biotechnology company. Patients worldwide benefit from its leading multiple sclerosis therapies. Biogen Canada was established in Mississauga, Ontario in April 1998 and has been conducting business in Canada for more than 15 years. The scope of our operations here has continued to expand and has helped to improve the care of individuals affected by MS. R&D Capital R&D Capital is a Canadian financial institution that specializes in financing federal and provincial refundable tax credits. R&D Capital operates three business offices, in Montreal, Quebec City and Toronto. R&D Capital obtains its funds from a combination of institutional sources: banking funds, insurance companies and well informed savvy investors. It is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of prominent members of the business community. Over the years, R&D Capital has developed innovative financial products to assist Canadian businesses with their refundable tax credits over the short and medium terms. It works in close co-operation with Canada’s main financial institutions and consultants specializing in scientific research and experimental development (SR&ED) to offer its customers outstanding professional service. Ecmictics Biotechnology Inc Ecmictics Biotechnology Inc. is a Biotech company based in Ontario. It has a service department and a R&D department. The service team provides technical consultancy to other Biotech companies and the research laboratories in academia. The R&D team develops our own IP – biomedical devices and kits. As the name indicates, we focus on the multidisciplinary questions. We have successfully recruited a group of young and talented scientists with diverse training background. Our goal is building a successful Canadian technology company whose product will benefit everybody on this planet. Alcon Canada Inc Alcon, the global leader in eye care, provides innovative products that enhance quality of life by helping people see better. Alcons three businesses, Surgical, Pharmaceutical and Vision Care, offer the widest spectrum of eye care products in the world. Alcon is a division of the Novartis Group, with pro-forma sales of USD 10.8 billion in 2014. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, Alcon has more than 25,000 employees worldwide, operations in 75 countries and products available in 180 markets.