78 Top Pharmaceutical Startups and Companies in Toronto (2021)

June 19, 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Toronto based Pharmaceutical companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Pharmaceutical industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Toronto Pharmaceutical Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

BenchSci

BenchSci

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BenchSci uses AI to empower scientists to run more successful experiments to accelerate drug discovery.

Cronos Group

Cronos Group

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Geographically diversified and vertically integrated cannabis company .

Cronos Group

Cyclica

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Cyclica is the partner of choice for data-driven drug discovery. We advance molecules that embrace the complexity of disease.

Cronos Group

Cybin

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Cybin is a life sciences company dedicated in advancing psychedelic therapeutics with the goal of transforming mental healthcare.

Cronos Group

Cansortium

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Cansortium utilizes capital and expertise in making strategic investments to help launch mature and professional cannabis markets.

Cronos Group

Nymi

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Workplace wearables built on a connected worker platform with enterprise applications for security, productivity, and health & safety.

Cronos Group

Nanology Labs

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Nanology Labs is a pharmaceutical company that harnesses ​advanced nanotechnology to detect and treat cancers at the early stages.

Cronos Group

Ironshore Pharmaceuticals

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Ironshore Pharmaceuticals & Development, Inc., is a pharmaceutical company that is leveraging its proprietary technology.

Cronos Group

Apotex Inc.

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APOTEX is a pharmaceutical company committed to R&D, affordable medicines to patients.

Cronos Group

Supreme Cannabis

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Supreme Cannabis is a publicly-traded company that is engaged in the production and sale of medical and recreational cannabis.

Cronos Group

PharmaCielo

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PharmaCielo Ltd. is a global company privately held and headquartered in Canada.

Cronos Group

Avicanna

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Avicanna is a biotechnology company that focuses on the medical cannabis industry.

Cronos Group

Rx Drug Mart

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A pharmacy retail organization.

Cronos Group

Emblem

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Emblem is a fully integrated licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis and cannabis derivatives.

Cronos Group

ShiftPosts

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ShiftPosts is an on-demand platform that provides shift workers to the healthcare sector.

Cronos Group

Highland Therapeutics

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Highland Therapeutics is a specialty pharmaceutical company that uses technologies to optimize the delivery of previously approved drugs.

Cronos Group

Intellipharmaceutics International

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Intellipharmaceutics International is engaged in the development of controlled-release and targeted pharmaceutical products.

Cronos Group

KalGene Pharmaceuticals

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KalGene Pharmaceuticals is a privately held company

Cronos Group

Satellos Bioscience

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Satellos Bioscience is a private, Canadian-based regenerative medicine company.

Cronos Group

Medicalis

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Medicalis captures clinical knowledge and delivers it to healthcare workers directly involved in patient care decisions.

Cronos Group

Lumira Ventures

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Canada’s leading health care & life sciences venture capital firm with a 30-year reputation building companies across North America.

Cronos Group

Cynapsus Therapeutics

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Cynapsus is a pharmaceutical company that focuses on developing a non-injectable drug for Parkinson’s disease.

Cronos Group

PlantForm

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PlantForm Corporation is a privately-held Canadian biopharmaceutical company.

Cronos Group

Portage Biotech

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Portage Biotech is a pharmaceutical company that identifies and develops best-in-class or first-in-class early-to-mid stage products.

Cronos Group

Fibrocor Therapeutics

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Fibrocor Therapeutics focuses on developing disease modifying therapeutics in fibrosis.

Cronos Group

Nuvo Research

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Nuvo Research is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on improving patient’s lives by developing and commercializing innovative

Cronos Group

Merus Labs

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The Merus corporate growth strategy is driven by a product acquisition plan which employs an opportunistic approach to source product

Cronos Group

Spartan Finance

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Everything you need to succeed in Biotech. Evening the playing field between retail investors and hedge funds.

Cronos Group

DionyMed Holdings

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DionyMed Holdings distributes critical component products.

Cronos Group

PlantExt

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PlantExt develops medical cannabis products intended to provide anti-inflammatory remedies.

Cronos Group

Inolife Sciences

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Inolife is an emerging and ambitious specialty medical device company f

Cronos Group

Arthritis Innovation Corporation

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Arthritis Innovation Corporation (AIC) is a development stage company addressing unmet needs in Orthopedic Surgery and Arthritis management.

Cronos Group

Psyched Wellness

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Psyched Wellness is a Canadian-based company improving the health and wellness of millions with high-quality mushroom health supplements.

Cronos Group

Azelis

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Azelis is a global specialty chemicals distributor.

Cronos Group

InDanio Bioscience

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InDanio Bioscience Inc is a privately-held in vivo drug discovery company.

Cronos Group

5Bay.IO

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Digital Pill Dispenser to Improve Medication Adherence

Cronos Group

Tree of Knowledge International

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Tree of Knowledge International is a public pain management company that processes and distributes medical products for pain relief.

Cronos Group

Easton Pharmaceuticals

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Easton Pharmaceuticals is a specialty pharmaceutical company that designs, develops, and markets various topically therapeutic products.

Cronos Group

Zymewire

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The digital sales research assistant

Cronos Group

Altis Labs

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Altis is a clinical information company helping biopharma harness AI to accelerate R&D

Cronos Group

Mountain Valley MD

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Mountain Valley MD is a producer, manufacturer and global distributor of premium quality medicinal cannabis.

Cronos Group

NetraMark

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Combines proprietary QML/ML algorithms with cross-domain expertise to bring ML commercialization into reality

Cronos Group

Mindset Pharma

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Mindset Pharma is a drug discovery business focused on creating novel and patentable psychedelic compounds.

Cronos Group

LMC Diabetes & Endocrinology

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LMC Diabetes & Endocrinology is a Canadian endocrinology practice network.

Cronos Group

Translatum Medicus

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Translatum Medicus is a biotechnology company that fixates on preclinical drug development to treat irreversible blindness.

Cronos Group

Pattern Pharma

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Pattern Pharma develops novel therapeutics that use the innate immune system to fight cancer and infectious disease.

Cronos Group

Dalton Pharma Services

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Dalton Pharma Services is a leading cGMP contract service provider of integrated drug discovery.

Cronos Group

BioSyent

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BioSyent is a pharmaceutical company.

Cronos Group

Therma Bright

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THERMA BRIGHT is a progressive business in medical device development, focused on delivering affordable medical devices to customers.

Cronos Group

MedEssist

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MedEssist is a mobile pharmacy app for medication record, and medication guide.

Cronos Group

Alpha Cancer Technologies

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Alpha Cancer Technologies Inc. (ACT) is a private clinical stage biotechnology company.

Cronos Group

Pharmadrug

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Pharmadrug Inc is a medical cannabis distributor company that imports and distributes medical cannabis in Germany and throughout the EU.

Cronos Group

Proteorex Therapeutics Inc.

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Expanding horizons to find cures

Cronos Group

Folium Labs

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Folium Labs is a Canadian nutraceutical company.

Cronos Group

YM BioSciences

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YM BioSciences is a life sciences product development company that identifies and advances a diverse portfolio of promising cancer-related

Cronos Group

Cells for Life

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Families from across Canada have been using Cells for Life’s services for over a decade because we are a leader in cord blood banking.

Cronos Group

SciCann

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SciCann develops and commercializes pharmaceutical products that target and modulate the endocannabinoid system.

Cronos Group

PharmEng Technology

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PharmEng Technology is a pharmaceutical company that provides consultancy services.

Cronos Group

TissueX Technologies

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TissueX Technologies is a developer of a biotechnology platform designed to accelerate the discovery, development & validation of therapies.

Cronos Group

Ethicann Pharmaceuticals

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Ethicann Pharmaceuticals is a company using pharmaceutical grade botanically sourced cannabinoid oils to formulate ethical drugs.

Cronos Group

Bradmer Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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Bradmer Pharmaceuticals is dedicated to the development and commercialization of new and innovative cancer therapies.

Cronos Group

Katexco Pharmaceuticals

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Katexco Pharmaceuticals is a medical cannabis company.

Cronos Group

SanteSuite Inc.

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Immunization Digital Health Solutions

Cronos Group

Realist Pharma

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A private immunotherapy company .

Cronos Group

Manzo Pharmaceuticals Inc

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Lacto-Freedom prevents gas, bloating, diarrhea, and cramps caused by consuming lactose in dairy foods.

Cronos Group

InterVivo Solutions

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InterVivo Solutions is a preclinical in vivo contract research organization.

Cronos Group

LMC Manna Research

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Manna Research is Canada’s leading local site investigator group.

Cronos Group

CanvasRx Holdings

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CanvasRx Holdings is Canada’s trusted resource and marketplace that enables you to develop a better understanding of medical marijuana.

Cronos Group

Teva Canada

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Teva Canada is a generic medicine and biopharmaceutical company.

Cronos Group

Canopy Health Innovations

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Canopy Health Innovations, a bio-pharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative cannabis-based related products.

Cronos Group

Dymaxium

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Dymaxium’s focus is to create stronger connections between Payers and Life Sciences companies via technology.

Cronos Group

Portage Pharmaceuticals

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Portage Pharmaceuticals is developing innovative cell permeable peptide (CPP) therapies to normalize gene expression.

Cronos Group

GlycoDesign

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GlycoDesign is a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery and development of proprietary drugs for the treatment.

Cronos Group

Key Molecular

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Key Molecular is a biotech company.

Cronos Group

Arthur Press

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Pharmaceutical Printing/Packaging

Cronos Group

Riso Phatma Tech

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Riso Phatma Tech is a Canadian-based affiliate of a large Holding Company.

Cronos Group

MediSystem Pharmacy

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MediSystem Pharmacy provides pharmaceutical dispensing and clinical pharmacy consulting services to long term care facilities.

Cronos Group

Alveda Pharmaceuticals

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Alveda Pharmaceuticals engages in sale and distribution of pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

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