Providing targeted support

We work with more than 1,200 Canadian science and tech companies, providing entrepreneurs with what they need when they need it at every stage of growth.

Creating impact

We foster sustainable, inclusive growth for Canada and the world to drive positive change for our communities, our healthcare system, our environment and our future.

Building a new economy

We are commercialization experts with decades of experience in driving venture growth, helping startups scale and entrepreneurs turn their IP into economic success for the benefit of all.

HOW WE WORK

Helping startups change the world, together

From pre-revenue to IPO, we help technology and science founders scale their companies. 

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companies supported by MaRS

companies call MaRS Centre and MaRS Waterfront home 

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people employed by MaRS-supported companies

IMPACT AREAS

Solutions that create social, environmental and economic impact at scale

We believe that impact and profit can co-exist. Bringing people together — policy-makers, business leaders, investors, philanthropists and entrepreneurs — to learn, be inspired and make new connections is at the core of what we do. Our work touches every sector, helping to lay the groundwork for the procurement and adoption of innovation to drive positive change in three main areas of impact.

Health

Health

Connecting the health sciences startup community to support and accelerate the growth of emerging companies and get solutions from bench to bedside faster.

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Climate

Climate

Working with entrepreneurs, investors and industry to unlock economic potential, reduce environmental impacts and speed up the transition to net zero.

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Applied AI

Applied AI

Supporting companies to responsibly commercialize AI innovation, creating social, environmental and economic impact at scale.

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June 25, 2024

Mission from MaRS: Better Buildings launch

OUR SPACE

Join the community of innovators striving to build a better world

The MaRS Centre and MaRS Waterfront provide a unique place to host an event, network with peers and share your innovations with the world. 

MaRS Waterfront

MaRS Waterfront is a brand new high-tech workspace in partnership with the University of Toronto, and spectacular meeting and event spaces in partnership with Menkes. Everything a founder needs to grow and scale their company.

MaRS Waterfront

Heritage Building

Built in 1913, the Heritage Building is the former Toronto General Hospital and site of the discovery of insulin. Today, it has been thoughtfully modernized with top-notch facilities, and houses both startups and established companies.

Heritage Building

South Tower

The South Tower provides 200,000 square feet of labs and offices for rent. Located within is the MaRS Incubator, which provides furnished offices, lab space, meeting rooms and kitchen space to emerging startups.

South Tower

Princess Margaret Cancer Research Tower

The Princess Margaret Cancer Research Tower houses more than 400,000 square feet of state-of-the-art wet labs for research organizations. The University Health Network maintains research facilities here.

Princess Margaret Cancer Research Tower

The MaRS Centre and MaRS Waterfront provide a unique place to host an event, network with peers and share your innovations with the world. 

events held per year
2,000+
events held per year

MaRS Waterfront

MaRS Waterfront is a brand new high-tech workspace in partnership with the University of Toronto, and spectacular meeting and event spaces in partnership with Menkes. Everything a founder needs to grow and scale their company.

MaRS Waterfront

Heritage Building

Built in 1913, the Heritage Building is the former Toronto General Hospital and site of the discovery of insulin. Today, it has been thoughtfully modernized with top-notch facilities, and houses both startups and established companies.

Heritage Building

South Tower

The South Tower provides 200,000 square feet of labs and offices for rent. Located within is the MaRS Incubator, which provides furnished offices, lab space, meeting rooms and kitchen space to emerging startups.

South Tower

Princess Margaret Cancer Research Tower

The Princess Margaret Cancer Research Tower houses more than 400,000 square feet of state-of-the-art wet labs for research organizations. The University Health Network maintains research facilities here.

Princess Margaret Cancer Research Tower

INVESTORS

Investors play a pivotal role in propelling innovation

We need to back our winners. Investors look to our network of startups to accelerate innovation that makes a societal impact in areas of climate, health and applied AI while building a equitable and sustainable economy.

Invest in high-potential seed-stage companies to build a prosperous, equitable and sustainable economy

Investment Accelerator Fund

PARTNERS

Building powerful relationships that transform business

Collaboration drives innovation. We connect mission-driven corporate executives, policy-makers, civic leaders and philanthropists to our network of startups to leverage our entrepreneurial expertise, future-proof their business and drive positive social and environmental impact.