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CURRENT MaRS COMPETITIONS

Women in Cleantech Challenge

Supporting Canada’s top female entrepreneurs addressing the world’s most daunting energy and environmental problems. Finalists receive an annual stipend, as well as guidance and support from MaRS and the federal government. At the end of the challenge, $1 million will be awarded to the most promising woman-led venture. Please note: the application window is now closed.

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Opioid Data Challenge

Asking Canadians to propose and test new data sets, sources and methodologies to help tackle the opioid crisis. Finalists receive $10,000 for continued development of their concepts. Up to $50,000 will be awarded to each challenge winner (maximum of two winners), along with the chance to scale their solutions across Canada. Please note: the application window is now closed.

On June 20, watch as the Opioid Data Challenge finalists unveil the innovative ways in which they have captured data on opioid overdoses in their communities. Register here for this unique online event.

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Healthy Neighbourhoods Data Challenge

Searching for innovators to propose new data sets, sources and methodologies to help us better understand how elements of the physical environment can affect an individual’s health. Finalists will receive $10,000 for their concepts. Up to $50,000 will be awarded to the challenge winner, along with the chance to scale their solutions across Canada.

The challenge launches on June 6, 2019.

Contact our team to help plan Canada’s next great innovation challenge.

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