About us

Located in Blainville (Quebec) Canada, Avir Pharma is part of the Laboratoire Riva group which has been providing life enhancing medicines to healthcare providers and their patients for over 40 years.

The primary focus of Avir is to acquire, in-license, and co-develop innovative specialty medicines in order to enhance Canadians lives. We then leverage our expertise in the commercialization activities required to successfully launch and deliver these innovative medicines to Canadians.


Our principal core competencies and capabilities to support this are in the following areas.


Avir Pharma is committed to adding value to our partner’s products and focused on being the Canadian partner of choice for specialty pharmaceutical products.

Our commercialization team is knowledgeable, experienced, resourceful, and driven by success. Our team is agile and has the ability to expand and grow to accommodate new product licenses and acquisitions. With a strategically focused senior management team, we have the ability to be nimble and make intelligent and timely decisions.

Avir Pharma alongside its parent company Laboratoire Riva, offers our partners all of the commercial capabilities required to successfully establish a brand medicine in Canada. We recognize and appreciate the value of positive business relationships and ensure that our partnerships are provided the necessary resources, attention and focus in order to succeed.