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MaRS building 101 College Street

Lara Torvi
Manager, Media & Community Relations
MaRS Discovery District
MaRS Centre, South Tower
101 College Street, Suite 100
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5G 1L7
T 416.673.8152
F 416-673-8181

About MaRS Discovery District

MaRS Discovery District (@MaRSDD) in Toronto is the one of the world’s largest urban innovation hubs supporting a new generation of innovators who aim to make the world a better place by creating solutions that address key societal challenges. It is a community that encourages entrepreneurial thinking through education programs and events, and helps startups launch, grow and scale. In the last three years, MaRS ventures have raised $1.3 billion in capital and earned $640 million in revenue.

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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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