Who is VWR?

VWR International


Leverage the buying power of the biotech industries premiere trade associations. Reduce your burn rate and save money on the chemicals, equipment and supplies you're buying, from a leading distributor to the life science industry.

Discounts on more than 1 Million products from over 5000 manufacturers.
BIOTECanada has partnered with the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and VWR International, a leading distributor of laboratory supplies and equipment for the life science industry, to help our members save on essential supplies and reduce their burn rate.

Your benefits:

  • Targeted product listings with savings of up to 75% on the common high volume items used for life science
  • Discounts across the entire VWR product offering
  • Special pricing on general equipment items with list price of over CAD $1,500
  • E-commerce cash rebate if 60% of your orders are placed online
  • No minimum order required
  • No shipping charges for products shipped from your VWR primary distribution facility
  • Detailed quarterly usage and performance reporting
  • Special manufacturer pricing and promotions

How it works:Enrollment is as simple as completing a one-page enrollment form/agreement.

Jeff Rands
Major Account Manager
VWR International Ltd. (Canada)
Tel: 877-897-6377 x192518
Cell: 647-405-0230
Fax: 800-668-6348

VWR International services the industrial, government, life science, clinical, education, electronics and pharmaceutical markets as a leading worldwide distributor of scientific equipment, supplies, chemicals and furniture. Through a combination of strategic partnerships with world respected manufacturers and continuous improvement of systems and services, it supplies over 1 Million products to the scientific community on time, every time. With sales and inventory locations throughout Canada and the USA and a dedicated International sales office, VWR can meet the requirements of customers throughout the world.

Partnership Program



Biogen Idec