39 Top Biotechnology Startups and Companies in Edmonton (2021)

May 31, 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Edmonton based Biotechnology companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Biotechnology industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Edmonton Biotechnology Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Future Fields

Future Fields

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Future Fields develops cellular growth media that enables customers to create lab-grown meat at a lower cost.

DrugBank

DrugBank

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DrugBank is a curated pharmaceutical knowledge base for precision medicine, electronic health records, and drug discovery.

DrugBank

TerraVerdae BioWorks

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TerraVerdae BioWorks is an innovative green materials and chemicals company dedicated to the development of sustainable products.

DrugBank

OncoQuest

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OncoQuest is a Edmonton-based biopharmaceutical company.

DrugBank

Radient Technologies

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Radient Technologies engages in the extraction, purification, and isolation of naturally-derived compounds and ingredients.

DrugBank

Quest PharmaTech

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Quest PharmaTech is a pharmaceutical company that is developing antibody-based immunotherapeutic products for cancer.

DrugBank

Metabolomic Technologies

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Metabolomic Technologies develops patented, metabolomic-based, diagnostic tests to detect adenomatous polyps and colorectal cancer (CRC).

DrugBank

Pacylex

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Pacylex Pharmaceuticals develops a precision medicine solution for multiple common cancers.

DrugBank

Tevosol

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Tevosol, a medical device company, has develop the Ex-Vivo Organ Support System to increase the number of available organs for transplant.

DrugBank

48Hour Discovery

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48Hour Discovery is an Alberta-based company providing services in ligand discovery.

DrugBank

Innovotech

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Innovotech develops products used in microbial and bacterial biofilm solutions.

DrugBank

RJH Biosciences

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RJH Biosciences focus on development of transfection reagents and delivery agents for nucleic acids.

DrugBank

Ceapro

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Ceapro engages in developing and commercializing functionally active ingredients.

DrugBank

Norcada

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Norcada develops and manufactures MEMS devices for a wide range of scientific applications.

DrugBank

Fedora Pharmaceuticals

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Fedora Pharmaceuticals engages in the discovery and development of antibiotics for life-threatening microbial drug resistance needs.

DrugBank

Medo.ai

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MEDO develops artificial intelligence (AI) based technologies to radically simplify acquisition and interoperation of ultrasound exams.

DrugBank

Afinity Life Sciences

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Afinix Life Sciences researches, develops and commercializes natural-based therapeutics that support a healthy and active lifestyle.

DrugBank

Entos Pharmaceuticals

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Entos Pharmaceuticals is a healthcare biotechnology company.

DrugBank

Nanostics

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Nanostics is a developer of diagnostics tests intended to diagnose aggressive prostate cancer.

DrugBank

Frontier Neurochem Inc

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Frontier Neurochem is a global Life-Sciences engaged in the research&development of plants and fungi based neurotherapeutics pharmaceuticals

DrugBank

Atlas Growers

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Atlas Growers is a biotechnology company located in Edmonton.

DrugBank

CanBiocin

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CanBiocin builds animal health by providing innovative 100% natural species-specific probiotics to pet food & livestock feed manufacturers.

DrugBank

Akshaya Bio

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Akshaya Bio Inc. (Akshaya) is a privately held development stage biotechnology company.

DrugBank

SinoVeda Canada

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SinoVeda Canada develops high quality nutraceuticals and prescription pharmaceuticals from botanical sources.

DrugBank

Outbreaker Solutions

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Outbreaker Solutions is a biotechnology firm developing a fast-acting antimicrobial surface.

DrugBank

Keystone

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Keystone, a contract-testing laboratory, provides analytical and microbiological analyses.

DrugBank

Metabolistics

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Metabolistics uses urine based lab tests for early breast and ovarian cancer detection.

DrugBank

Aquila Diagnostic Systems

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Aquila Diagnostic Systems is a Pharmaceutical Company.

DrugBank

Lenica Research Group

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Lenica Research Group develops tools to assess, identify, and improve cognitive health impairments.

DrugBank

BioAlberta

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BioAlberta is a private, not-for-profit industry association, representing Alberta’s growing life science sector.

DrugBank

Bio-Stream Diagnostics

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Bio-Stream Diagnostics is a pathogen detection platform that offers a point-of-care Covid-19 screening tool specifically for the workplace.

DrugBank

MiroChemBioTech

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MiroChemBioTech is a natural health food and supplement company.

DrugBank

Tekle Technical Services

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TTS is a leading research and development facility focused on designing sustainable bio-fibre based building products.

DrugBank

Pbr Laboratories

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Pbr Laboratories is a biotechnology company.

DrugBank

Alberta Cancer Foundation

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Alberta Cancer Foundation promise progress in cancer research, prevention, treatment and care.

DrugBank

ChemRoutes

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ChemRoutes operates at the interface of organic chemistry, chemical biology, drug discovery and nanotechnology.

DrugBank

Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions

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Alberta’s leadership in agriculture, forestry and life sciences research and technology grew from our innovative spirit and our

DrugBank

KS Avicenna

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KS Avicenna is a company that provides bio-manufacturing services.

DrugBank

ViRexx Medical

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ViRexx Medical provides treatment of cancer and chronic viral infections.

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