Leading Health and Life Sciences in Nova Scotia

AstraZeneca is a science-led biopharmaceutical company pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines.

The company employs more than 700 people in Canada who work to research, develop and market innovative medicines. AstraZeneca Canada was recently designated a global Clinical Hub for oncology and immuno-oncology clinical studies. We are currently leading global oncology clinical studies in lung, head and neck cancer.

We are focused on developing innovative medicines in three core areas: Cardiovascular and Metabolic diseases (CVMD); Oncology; and Respiratory, Inflammation and Autoimmunity (RIA).

In 2015, AstraZeneca invested more than $54 million in Canadian health sciences research in our focus areas.