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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.

Impact evaluation

  • 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.

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Through our work, we strive to promote:

Inclusive innovation

Leveraging Canada’s diverse population to tackle real problems for real people.

Company success

Helping tech companies and corporations grow the economy and solve societal challenges.

Regional growth

Advancing Ontario’s status as a global leader in innovation and job creation.


Matthias Oschinski

Matthias Oschinski

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.

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