Leading Ontario Technology Centres unite to promote innovation and commercialization

Three of Ontario’s leading centres for innovation and technology are ushering in a new era of province-wide collaboration to foster innovation, promote the commercialization of research, and support entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies.

MaRS Entrepreneurship 101 for Researchers: Up-Start Competition Winner announced

MaRS Discovery District’s Entrepreneurship 101 for Researchers: Up-Start Competition announced its winning team of researchers with the best business idea on May 3, 2006 at the MaRS Centre.

Winning business ideas by researchers recognized and rewarded

MaRS Discovery District’s Entrepreneurship 101 for Researchers: Up-Start Competition will announce its winning team of researchers with the best business idea on May 3, 2006 at the MaRS Centre.

Premier unveils expansion plans for the MaRS Discovery District

The Ontario government is building more prosperity for families by helping to expand the MaRS Discovery District, a world-class centre for research and innovation in Toronto, Premier Dalton McGuinty announced today.

MaRS and TechAlliance partner to create "MaRS London"

London-based TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario and MaRS, a convergence innovation centre based in Toronto, today announced a partnership to create a new model for a MaRS-linked regional community.

MaRS Presents at Third Annual Global CONNECT Conference in Taiwan

MaRS’ Director of Corporate Strategy, Ross Wallace, presented “Building a Global Gateway to Ontario’s Innovation Ecosystem” in December at the third annual Global Connect Meeting and Partnering Forum in Taipei, Taiwan.

MaRS Discovery District connects to ORION and global grid

The MaRS Discovery District’s state-of-the-art research and collaboration facilities are now linked to the global research and scientific networking community, through ORION and the worldwide grid of advanced research and education (R&E) networks.

MaRS Discovery District appoints new CEO

The Board of Directors of MaRS Discovery District is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ilse Treurnicht to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2005.

MaRS takes big step in establishing Toronto as a major global R&D

MaRS (Medical and Related Sciences Discovery District) today announced a big step toward its goal of establishing Toronto as a leading global centre of bioscience commerce, with the addition of Salt Lake City-based NPS Pharmaceuticals and Boston-based VIMAC Ventures as tenants.

Biotechnology Council of Ontario

An announcement was made at the BioNorth 2003 Conference in Ottawa regarding the creation of the Biotechnology Council of Ontario (BCO). This new province-wide Council has been formed to advise government on all public policy issues facing the biotechnology industry and to advocate on behalf of the industry in Ontario.

MaRS Discovery District launches

The Medical and Related Sciences Discovery District (MaRS) will formally launch the MaRS project, which brings together the best-in-class scientific and business communities to facilitate the commercialization of scientific discovery.

Leading Ontario Bioscience Clusters form Ontario BioAlliance – Members Working Jointly on Marketing Initiatives for BIO2003

Ontario’s key bioscience clusters and organizations promoting the growth of bioscience and attracting investment have come together to form the Ontario BioAlliance.