Founded in 1983, Pharmascience Inc. is the largest pharmaceutical employer in Québec with over 1,500 employees proudly headquartered in Montréal. With product distribution in over 60 countries. Ranked 56th among Canada’s top 100 Research & Development (R&D) investors with over $43 million invested in 2017, Pharmascience Inc. is the third-largest manufacturer of over-the-counter generic drugs in the country.
Pharmascience Inc. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of prescription generic, over-the-counter, and behind the-counter products as well as FDA-approved Canadian-made injectables. The company commercializes nearly 300 product families in 20 different dosage forms for over 2,000 products. In Canada alone, more than 45 million prescriptions a year are filled with Pharmascience products. In 2018, Forbes magazine ranked Pharmascience Inc. among its list of top 300 employers. Pharmascience Inc.
has strong long-standing philanthropic ties with its communities, both locally and internationally. For more than 20 years, Pharmascience has been working through Health Partners International of Canada (HPIC) as a partner of choice to increase access to medicine. Pharmascience’s donations of essential medicine total close to $70 million.