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Biotechnology @ UTM

Starting points for research by MBiotech students


In response to the provincial shut-down of essential services,

the UTM Library and the Li Koon Chun Finance Learning Centre are CLOSED.


Currently, there is no remote access to the FLC's Bloomberg terminals. If you need data from Bloomberg, please contact the FLC at so we can help you identify alternatives.

FactSet offers similar company, market and economic data to Bloomberg.  Instructions for requesting an accounts for off-campus access is found below.


FactSet offers company, industry, market and economic data.

While the main focus is on public companies, FactSet also covers private companies and venture capital investment.

FactSet is available for remote access through a personal FactSet Connect account. To request an account, please email with the following information:

  • First and last name
  • UofT email address (
  • Program of study (e.g. Commerce)
  • Expected month and year of graduation (e.g. June 2020)
  • Type of personal computer: MAC or PC

For more information about FactSet, please consult the Quick Start Guide found to the left. You can also request an orientation to the database from FLC staff; just email


Bloomberg is available for remote access by faculty, researchers, staff, and students currently affiliated with the University of Toronto while the Li Koon Chun Finance Learning Centre (FLC) remains closed due to COVID-19.  For instructions on how to connect to Bloomberg remotely please click HERE

Available on 3 terminals; only available in the FLC

  • Bloomberg Intelligence (BI) offers coverage of the healthcare, medical technology (devices), biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries
  • BI includes company primers, industry and trend analysis, third-party sales data for drugs and selected devices (US only), company market share, and more.


Both Bloomberg and FactSet offer free certification programs to current students. These involve self-directed, self-paced online learning modules tied to each database.

To learn more about these certifications, please consult the Quick Start Guides for each database found to the left of this box.