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1. Toronto Advantage



Dalton Pharma Services is strategically located in Toronto, Canada.  The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnological, and commercial center in North America.  Dalton benefits greatly from, and contributes to, the innovative academic and commercial infrastructure and array of support services.


Short, direct flight to and from Chicago, New York, Boston, Baltimore, Indianapolis, and Washington, all of which are within a 450 mile radius (725 km). Toronto is an international hub, with direct flights to other major cities in North America, Asia, and Europe.
Third largest financial services center in North America. (Only New York and Chicago are bigger.) Ranks 12th in the ranking of Global Financial Centers (March 2010). Home to 55 foreign bank subsidiaries.
  • GTA Population: 5.1 million.
  • One of the most multi-cultural cities in the world. The language and cultural connections are a major asset in business leverage with companies in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.
  • Three universities and four colleges of applied arts and technology.


  • North America`s largest combined bio-medical cluster, comprised of pharmaceutical, medical research, biotechnology, medical devices, medical surgical supply, and medical assistive technologies. Employs 140,000.
  • North America`s 4th largest medical research community, with 9,000 principal researchers and technicians in 37 research institutes and 9 teaching hospitals.
  • Toronto`s biotechnology cluster ranked among the world`s top 10.
  • Pharmaceutical industry in the GTA employs 11,000.
  • Sanofi Pasteur facility produces and ships vaccines to over 90 countries.
2. Ontario Advantage

Dalton Pharma Services is centrally located in the populous southern part of the Province of Ontario, which is Canada’s economic powerhouse and the largest hub of biomedical activity in Canada.



  • GDP of Ontario is larger than that of Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, and Ireland.
  • $17 Trillion marketplace under the North America Free Trade Agreement.
  • 158 million consumers are within a day’s drive of Toronto.
  • Long history of innovation, from the telephone to insulin to the Blackberry.



Third largest biomedical research centre in North America.

  • Innovation is a key priority for the Ontario government. The Life Sciences Commercialization Strategy, announced in April 2010, is a coordinated and funded plan designed to help transform discoveries into products for the global marketplace.
  • The Premier of Ontario (equivalent to State Governor) received the second annual International Leadership Award from the Biotechnology Industry Association (BIO) in 2009. The President and CEO of BIO said that Premier McGuinty was chosen “based on his exemplary record of promoting the biotechnology industry and innovation in life sciences in Ontario”.
  • Ontario is home to a large number of important discoveries innovations in life sciences. These include insulin, the first pacemaker, stem cell discoveries, the first childhood meningitis vaccine, and discovery of the myotonic muscular dystrophy gene.
3. Abundant Leisure Opportunities


  • Toronto, the capital of Ontario, is home to major museums, art gallery, opera, ballet, and world class theatre.
  • The Toronto International Film Festival is an annual event that attracts Hollywood celebrities and thousands of visitors.
  • Toronto is home of the NBA Raptors and the American League Blue Jays (World Series champions in 1992, 1993).
  • As expected for one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities, Toronto’s restaurants offer an array of outstanding international cuisine.


  • Thousands of clear, freshwater lakes and rivers that attract canoeists, hikers, hunters, and fishermen from all over the world.
  • Four of the largest freshwater lakes in the world form the southern border of Ontario. The largest of these lakes is twice the size of Switzerland and almost three times the size of Belgium.
  • Three National Parks and over 30 Provincial Parks are within a five-hour drive from Toronto.
  • A major stopover for millions of migrating swans, geese, ducks, songbirds, and hawks is less than a three-hour drive from Toronto.
  • Downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, and snowboarding venues are within 120 miles of Toronto.
Life Sciences Ontario
The Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation
Waterloo Region
Health Technology Exchange
Investment in Ontario
Queen’s University

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