NuChem Symposium 2023


We are thrilled to announce the upcoming NuChem Sciences Symposium, a unique event designed to foster collaboration and bridge the gap between academia and industry in the field of biology and medicinal chemistry for drug discovery.

Following the success of the first edition organized by OmegaChem, a division of NuChem Sciences, last year, we intend to maintain this exceptional opportunity on an annual basis. Taking place on September 22nd, this symposium promises to be an unparalleled opportunity for students and professors from Canadian universities to engage with world-class conferences, explore NuChem Sciences facilities, and connect with renowned industrial scientists. 

At NuChem Sciences, we firmly believe that the future of drug discovery lies in the seamless integration of academic knowledge and industrial expertise. This symposium reflects our commitment to creating a synergy between academia and industry by providing a platform for exchange, collaboration, and mutual learning. By bringing together experts from diverse backgrounds, we aim to facilitate a vibrant environment where innovative ideas can flourish, leading to breakthroughs in the development of novel therapeutics. 

The morning sessions of the symposium, hold at Courtyard by Marriott – Montreal Airport – will feature a lineup of distinguished speakers who are at the forefront of their respective fields: 

  • André M. Beauchemin, Ph.D., Ottawa University 
  • Sabine Hadida, Ph.D., Vertex Pharmaceuticals  
  • Michel Bouvier, Ph.D., IRIC | Université de Montréal 
  • François Lévesque, Ph.D., Merck & Co 

These world-class conferences will delve into the latest advancements in biology and medicinal chemistry, offering valuable insights into cutting-edge research and emerging trends. Attendees will have the opportunity to gain deep knowledge from experts who have made significant contributions to the field, while also fostering connections with fellow academics and industry professionals. 

Following the morning conferences, attendees will have the privilege of visiting NuChem Sciences facilities, an exclusive chance to witness our state-of-the-art laboratories, advanced instrumentation, and innovative technologies. This behind-the-scenes tour will provide a glimpse into the intricate process of drug discovery, from early-stage research to preclinical development. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with our talented team of scientists, gaining valuable perspectives on the challenges and opportunities in translating scientific discoveries into life-changing medicines. 

To conclude this remarkable day, we invite all attendees to join us for a networking cocktail reception. This informal gathering will facilitate meaningful interactions and discussions, allowing academic professionals to connect with NuChem’s industrial scientists on a personal level. It is through these interactions that we hope to foster lasting collaborations, leveraging the strengths of both academia and industry to drive innovation and accelerate the development of new therapeutic solutions. 

At NuChem Sciences, our values are rooted in a deep commitment to scientific excellence, integrity, and collaboration. We believe that by nurturing strong partnerships between academia and industry, we can unlock the full potential of scientific knowledge and contribute to our clients’ success to deliver transformative medicines to patients in need. We are excited to extend this invitation to students and professors from Canadian universities to join us at the NuChem Sciences Symposium on September 22nd, an extraordinary opportunity to be part of a dynamic community that is revolutionizing drug discovery through interdisciplinary collaboration. 

Don’t miss this exceptional event.

Register ASAP as places are limited (Aug. 18th the latest) to secure your place and be a part of this groundbreaking symposium that promises to shape the future of drug discovery. Together, let’s forge new paths, inspire innovation, and make a lasting impact on human health.