About Us


Welcome to Genvira Biosciences. We’ve just moved into our new headquarters which is situated near Ottawa’s International Airport. Our new, state-of-the-art laboratory shares a secure building with other biosciences companies. We’re proud to introduce you to our 5,000 square foot headquarters.

Genvira Biosciences started as a financially independent core service within the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute in 2015. Genvira Biosciences designs, constructs and characterizes customized DNA and RNA viruses for:

  • Cancer immunotherapy
  • Gene therapy
  • Vaccines

Genvira also assists in vector design with special consideration for viral stability. We’re proud to use our world-leading proprietary engineering technologies to quickly deliver engineered vectors.