Founder & Managing Director, Novateur Ventures Inc. Vancouver, BC
Areas of Expertise: Therapeutics, diagnostics, medical devices, executive leadership, corporate partnerships, regulatory, board governance.Learn More
President, Murdin Biotechnology Inc. Toronto, ON
Areas of Expertise: Corporate partnering, strategic planning, therapeutics, vaccines, M&A, licensing, and R&DLearn More
Founder and CEO, Elsius Biomedical. Calgary, Alberta
Areas of Expertise: Startups, Strategy, Financing, Medical Devices, Business DevelopmentLearn More
CEO & Founder, Wyvern Pharmaceuticals and Kickshaw Ventures Ltd. Calgary, AB
Areas of Expertise: Immunotherapy, oncology, infectious disease, autoimmune disease, corporate partnering, strategic planning, M&A, capital raisingLearn More
Principal, Biopharm Management Inc. (BMI), provider of short and long-term management services to the biopharmaceutical industry
Areas of Expertise: Startups, Strategic, Financing, Therapeutics, Oncology, Pitch CoachingLearn More
Professional board director and consultant
Areas of Expertise: Digital health, eHealth, corporate strategy, board governance, coaching, business development, capital raisingLearn More
Founder & CEO, Venn Consulting. Calgary, Alberta
Areas of Expertise: Regulatory, clinical research, business development, capital referrals, ophthalmic science, medical cannabis, drug discovery, medical devicesLearn More
No. Our Expert Advisors are located throughout Canada and the U.S.
Absolutely, our membership provides life sciences companies an excellent mechanism to pay for expert consulting.
Once the MSA is signed, a Statement of Work (SOW) is drafted for each LSI Hub Member engagement. The SOW identifies the project timeline, deliverables, and expected outcomes. This ensures that everyone has a clear expectation prior to commencing the engagement.
Phase 1 engagements are typically 10 to 15 hours. Phase 2 engagements are generally between 20 to 50 hours. The maximum length of an engagement is 100 hours.
No. However, it is important that you disclose potential conflict of interests to Innovate Calgary and your client as soon as you become aware of them.
Great! Send us your CV and we will schedule a call or meeting with you to get started.
Expert Advisors come from various backgrounds and have many different skills in life sciences that are valuable to the Life Sciences Innovation Hub's growing start-up clients. Our expert advisors are serial entrepreneurs, retired or semi-retired professionals, full-time consultants, advisors, and mentors.
Yes. All Expert Advisors must sign a Master Services Agreement (MSA) with Innovate Calgary, which includes terms of confidentiality.
Yes. Innovate Calgary sponsors an hourly stipend.
The client and Expert Advisor are free to engage directly at any point once the LSI Hub engagement is complete. At that point, the client is responsible for compensating the Expert Advisor for services provided.
For remote Expert Advisors, Innovate Calgary may sponsor a portion of one visit to Calgary for you to meet the client in person. We are happy to explore these possibilities with you.