Life Sciences London, Canada<br />
The London Advantage<br />Location<br />Skilled workers<br />Infrastructure<br />Research/education assets<br />Industrial...
London Quick Facts<br />10th largest city in Canada<br />470,000 (CMA)<br />352,000 (city proper)<br />Ranked Top 5 North ...
Skilled Workforce<br />The University of Western Ontario<br />32,000 undergraduate students<br />3,300 graduate students<b...
Skilled Workforce<br />Fanshawe College<br /><ul><li>10,632 full-time post-secondary students
3,348 apprentices </li></ul>Health Technology Programs<br /><ul><li>Applied degree program in Biotechnology
Lab Technician Program
Co-operative education programs</li></li></ul><li>Our Key Value Propositions<br />Competitive Business Costs<br /><ul><li>...
 Affordable housing ($293,900 for 2-storey home)
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  1. 1. Life Sciences London, Canada<br />
  2. 2. The London Advantage<br />Location<br />Skilled workers<br />Infrastructure<br />Research/education assets<br />Industrial strength<br />The LEDC<br />
  3. 3. London Quick Facts<br />10th largest city in Canada<br />470,000 (CMA)<br />352,000 (city proper)<br />Ranked Top 5 North American Small Cities of the Future Quality of Life<br /> Regional centre for healthcare delivery<br />Southwestern Ontario Pop. 1.5 Million<br />Home to 19 teaching hospitals and research institutes<br />More than 21,000 employed in Health Care including 2000 researchers<br />
  4. 4. Skilled Workforce<br />The University of Western Ontario<br />32,000 undergraduate students<br />3,300 graduate students<br />Professional Programs<br />Faculty of Engineering<br />Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry <br />Computer Science<br />Ivey Business School Health Stream<br />WORLDiscoveries<br />Tech Transfer and Commercialization Services<br />
  5. 5. Skilled Workforce<br />Fanshawe College<br /><ul><li>10,632 full-time post-secondary students
  6. 6. 3,348 apprentices </li></ul>Health Technology Programs<br /><ul><li>Applied degree program in Biotechnology
  7. 7. Lab Technician Program
  8. 8. Co-operative education programs</li></li></ul><li>Our Key Value Propositions<br />Competitive Business Costs<br /><ul><li> Low price for serviced industrial lands
  9. 9. Affordable housing ($293,900 for 2-storey home)
  10. 10. No Development Fees</li></ul>Strategic Location on NAFTA Super Highway<br /><ul><li> Hwy 401, 402 & 403 give 3 access points to U.S</li></ul>London International Airport<br /><ul><li>24 hour Canada Customs & cargo services
  11. 11. Daily non-stop flights to Chicago, Vancouver, Toronto & more
  12. 12. Duty-free zone</li></li></ul><li>Major Research Institutes<br /><ul><li>Canadian Surgical Technologies and Advanced Robotics (CSTAR)
  13. 13. Lawson Health Research Institute
  14. 14. Robarts Research Institute
  15. 15. The Stiller Centre for Technology Commercialization
  16. 16. Western’s Photonics and Nanotechnology Laboratory
  17. 17. National Research Council
  18. 18. Biotron
  19. 19. Animal Research Facility</li></li></ul><li>Why Firms are Attracted to London<br />Research – World Class Experts<br />Business Climate –Canada seen as a safe gateway to NA<br />Highly Educated Workforce – Access to educated people<br />Access o Facilities and Patients – Excellent facilities in a geographically compact area, access to 1.5 Million patients in Southwestern Ontario<br />Business Costs- Very competitive cost of living<br />Livability-Increasingly multicultural, comfortable size, culture and entertainment, spousal employment opportunities<br />Government Programs- R&D, Commercialization support programs<br />
  20. 20. Life Sciences London, Canada<br />Bart Sullivan<br />Director, Business Development<br />Life Sciences<br />London Economic Development Corporation (LEDC)<br />Tel. 1-800-327-2428<br />bsullivan@ledc.com<br />

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