WHO WE WORK WITH
MaRS consults with four kinds of partners, helping them achieve their innovation ambitions.
Large private and public companies adopting innovation to achieve both return on investment and positive social impact.
Municipal, provincial and federal governments, as well as healthcare providers and post-secondary institutions, modernizing policies, procurement, services, grants and contributions for public benefit.
Civic and non-profit organizations innovating with their communities to create a more equitable and regenerative society.
Donors who share our mission of adopting innovation for the benefit of all — advancing inclusive economic, social and environmental impact.
Our unmatched innovation ecosystem makes MaRS an ideal partner.
As your innovation consulting partner, we don’t just provide point solutions. We convene and mobilize an ecosystem around your biggest challenges. We can help at every stage of your innovation journey:
Align your organization around a future-fit strategy that creates competitive advantage and societal benefit.
Equip your people with the toolsets and mindsets for a culture of inclusive innovation.
Connect with startups and diverse innovators to discover, validate and scale practical solutions; help drive the post-pandemic recovery.
Lead or join a mission-driven coalition to unlock opportunity through innovation and cross-sector collaboration by addressing complex problems at their roots.
Measure and manage economic, social and environmental impacts of your organization or ecosystem.
We convene the innovation economy to take on systemic challenges.
MaRS leads three systems-change coalitions with national reach and global influence.
Engineering Change Lab
Supporting the engineering community to practice technological stewardship to ensure benefit for all.
MyStartr (formerly Opportunity for All Youth)
Canada’s only national employer coalition committed to using innovation to improve hiring systems for youth who face barriers to employment.
MaRS works with leading Canadian and international organizations.
Competitions that challenge Canadian innovators to solve pressing societal problems.