Who we are


Cellular and regenerative therapies through collaborative, innovative science.


To establish BC as a premier destination for the discovery, development and implementation of cellular and regenerative medicine therapies and technologies.

To engage and mobilize scientific and entrepreneurial community in BC, and beyond, facilitating collaboration leading translational and commercialization of basic discovery.

To train the next generation of researchers and innovators for a knowledge-based economy.

To inform policy and engage government, industry, NGO and key stakeholders.

What the RM Cluster Initiative will do

This convergent research will accelerate options for devastating diseases, such as heart failure, neural degeneration, diabetes and autoimmunity. Our initiative will serve as a catalyst for the biotechnology sector important to the health and welfare of Canadians, foster interdisciplinary collaborations between academia and industry, and establish critical mass in this field.