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MaRS building 101 College Street

Amanda Whalen
Senior Associate, Media Relations
MaRS Discovery District
MaRS Centre, South Tower
101 College Street, Suite 401
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5G 1L7
T 416.673.8152
F 416-673-8181

About MaRS Discovery District

MaRS Discovery District (@MaRSDD) in Toronto is North America’s largest urban innovation hub. Our purpose is to help innovators change the world. MaRS supports promising ventures tackling key challenges in the health, cleantech, fintech and enterprise sectors as they start, grow and scale. In addition, the MaRS community fosters cross-disciplinary collaboration to drive breakthrough discoveries and new solutions to be adopted in Canada and beyond, growing our economy and delivering societal impact at scale.

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What does “MaRS” stand for? Originally, MaRS was a file name: Medical and Related Sciences. As our mandate expanded, our reach expanded into a range of innovative sectors. Now, it’s not an acronym. It’s just our name.


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