Among many services, our key offerings include:
Data collection and analytics
- Tracking the socioeconomic progress of Ontario’s innovation community.
Research and insights
- Conducting research, and preparing reports and recommendations to optimize businesses, government agencies and systems.
- Helping organizations measure their socioeconomic impact and create value.
Products helping people
Employment Pathway Platform
This opportunity and guidance tool helps workers facing job disruption. By assessing skills and identifying support systems, the tool helps users make choices as they start or transition careers.Learn more
Through our work, we strive to promote:
Leveraging Canada’s diverse population to tackle real problems for real people.
Helping tech companies and corporations grow the economy and solve societal challenges.
Advancing Ontario’s status as a global leader in innovation and job creation.
Lead Executive, MaRS Data Catalyst
Joe works with startups, corporates and policymakers to co-create data and analytics solutions that address society’s greatest challenges. He and his team develop reports and accelerate product and market development in areas like energy, health and transportation. Before joining MaRS, Joe held senior roles Ordnance Survey and Blackberry. A Certified Analytics Professional, Joe earned a degree in geographical information science from the University of Edinburgh and an MBA from Alliance Manchester Business School.
Director of Innovation Economics, MaRS Data Catalyst
Matthias conducts in-depth research on Canada’s economic development, labour market developments and the innovation economy. His work focuses on the determinants of industry success and firm growth, as well as the future of work and inclusive innovation. He is also a teaching faculty member at the University of Toronto's School of Public Policy and Governance. Prior to joining MaRS, Matthias worked in economic and statistical analysis across academia and the public sector. He has lived and worked in Germany, the United Kingdom, India and Canada. Matthias holds a PhD in economics from the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, and a master’s degree from the University of Oxford.