• Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation

    We’re bringing
    life-saving research
    to the real world

  • Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation

    We’re training the next
    generation of life
    science leaders

  • Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation

    We’re working to
    bridge the gap
    in drug development

    commercial projects
    in value created for life science companies
    network experts & advisors
    SMEs, scale-ups & spinoffs supported

    Our interdisciplinary network of academic & industry leaders delivers expertise in product development while training the next generation of life science leaders

    We train, commercialize innovation, and support life science scale-ups in an industry-led collaborative network model. We focus on business, regulatory & patent strategy; regulatory compliant toxicology; synthesis; formulation; PK/PD; clinical trial design; and take a compound all the way from the research bench to the patient’s bedside.

    support Researchers and Start ups

    What is API?

    We are a not-for-profit that partners with industry, leading experts and post-secondaries to empower life science commercialization. We support innovators looking to scale-up, and leverage post-doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate students to bring life-saving research to the real world while training them on industry projects.

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    What do we do?

    We build translational teams that bridge the gap between academic research and industry in a timely manner while keeping IP with the founder. We work in collaboration with industry, post-secondaries and partners to deliver leading drug expertise ensuring success in commercial development.

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    How do I get involved?

    We provide the support of a full pharmaceutical company to academic researchers who have an idea. We help Industry access research innovation in a framework that supports commercial success.

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    Latest Updates

    January 2024 Newsletter

    Jan 16, 2024 in News

    API Stories Happy New Year from API! As we embrace the new year, we would like to start off by expressing our gratitude for your......

    December 2023 Newsletter

    Dec 18, 2023 in Newsletter

    API Stories A successful year for life sciences It has been a phenomenal year for Life Sciences in Alberta! From accelerating the growth of startups......

    November 2023 Newsletter

    Nov 14, 2023 in News, Newsletter

    API Stories ASTech Awards 2023 Alberta-Wide Community Champion We are honoured to share that Andrew MacIsaac, API’s CEO, was recognized as this year's Alberta-Wide Community......