We provide business advisory services to emerging Ontario-based companies that are developing innovative therapeutics, diagnostics, medical devices, health IT platforms, research tools and enabling technologies.
Our mandate is to:
Our panel of 20+ experienced industry advisors helps clients quickly make measurable progress with their commercialization efforts. We look forward to working with you! Clients come to MaRS from a range of backgrounds. To be eligible for our free services, client companies must:
What kinds of support can clients receive?
MaRS advisors provide strategic business advice based on years of industry experience. Along with market intelligence data and the vast suite of entrepreneurship education programs, clients gain access to resources that help them strengthen their businesses.
What can you expect as a MaRS client?
The following diagram shows the typical development trajectory of a MaRS client from start to finish (click to see full image):
Are you an industry member?
Industry members come to MaRS to source new opportunities, provide mentorship for startups or sponsor MaRS events. We have facilitated client showcases for GE, Cisco, Telus Health, Amgen Canada, several venture capital funds, and more. The MaRS Future of Medicine series is an example of an initiative that has been a great success as a result of industry partnerships. Contact us if you are looking for partnership information.
Investor email list
Are you an investor in the life sciences, medical devices or health IT sectors?
Contact us to be added to our Angel Investors mailing list.
“Without MaRS, InDanio Bioscience would be years behind in terms of progress and value. MaRS provided the means, motivation, connections and confidence required to move ahead. There are no other entities that provide this level of early-stage assistance to researchers such as ourselves.”
- Dr. Henry Krause, Professor
Banting and Best Department of Medical Research, University of Toronto