CTAs now accepting applications for Spring 2018 Cohorts
We are pleased to announce that the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) initiative is now accepting applications for our spring 2018 cohorts (February–June 2018). Programs will be running simultaneously in Boston, New York City, and Silicon Valley. What is it? The CTA helps innovative Canadian technology companies accelerate their international growth through a 5-month program of workshops, events, mentorship and business introductions. For more information please visit: international.gc.ca/trade-commerce/cta-atc.
Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) - Ontario Genomics
The Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) funds downstream research and development (R&D) projects that address real world opportunities and challenges identified by industry, government, not-for-profits and other “Receptors” of genomics knowledge and technologies. GAPP projects are collaborations between academic researchers and Receptor organizations. They are co-funded by Receptors and other stakeholders, and have the potential...Read More
Fact Sheet Life Science Council Apply Through our annual Health Innovation Hub: Digital Health, venture catalyst Springboard Enterprises will partner with 10-15 women-led digital health companies seeking funding or strategic partners and empower the women leaders of those companies with access to a suite of relevant experts, services, & resources.
$28.8-Million Innovation Challenge Supports a Sustainable, Innovation-Based Economy
TORONTO , March 1, 2017 /CNW/ -The Ontario government today launched a new, $28.8-million challenge to help innovative start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ontario address public sector business and service challenges. The Small Business Innovation Challenge (SBIC) is part of the Ontario government's Business Growth Initiative (BGI), and will be managed by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) on behalf of the Ontario government.
Dialogue announces $4M in funding and expansion to Ontario
Virtual health and wellness solution for employers gains momentum with key new clients - , March 6, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Dialogue ( dialogue.co), the virtual health and wellness solution for employers, today announced $4M in seed funding to fuel its expansion to following a successful launch in .
Canadian VC hits 15-year high in 2016 with $3.7 bln invested - PE Hub
Venture capital investment in Canadian startups set an exceptionally strong pace in 2016, with a total of $3.7 billion invested in 571 financings, according to final data released by Thomson Reuters. Led by large-cap deals, including the US$225 million financing of BlueRock Therapeutics, dollars invested rose 36 percent from 2015 and reached a 15-year high. In contrast with dollar flows, the number of Canadian financing rounds in 2016 declined slightly (3 percent) year over year. Canadian venture capital fundraising also saw significant gains last year, with 26 funds raising $2.2 billion in total, representing an 81 percent increase over 2015 and a 13-year high.
Open Calls Current Funding Opportunities Banting Research Foundation/ Rick Hansen Institute Discovery Award The Banting Research Foundation and the Rick Hansen Institute are pleased to announce a funding partnership to support research by early career investigators focused on areas relevant to sp
Facit Falcons | OICR Events
Concept: Falcons' Fortunes (based on the popular TV series Dragons' Den) invites Ontario-based entrepreneurs working in the oncology space to pitch innovative research ideas to a panel of friendly investors. Hosted by the FACIT Falcons (i.e. the FACIT team), this annual event will see entrepreneurial researchers vie for the $50,000 Ernsting Entrepreneurship Award to invest in the most promising oncology research idea 1.
Health Innovation Hub 2017
Fact Sheet FAQ Life Science Council Apply Springboard's Health Innovation Hub is a program for women-led healthcare and life science companies seeking seed and growth funding and expert connections to develop solutions in pharma, including new drugs, diagnostics, pharma technologies, and drug-delivery devices.
$100K Challenge | UMass Lowell
M2D2 $100K Challenge 2017 The University of Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) is pleased to launch the 6th Annual M2D2 $100K Challenge, an opportunity designed to showcase the i...