Innovating for Everyone: The Colorectal Cancer Early Detection Challenge
MaRS and the Canadian Cancer Society are challenging innovators to develop solutions to meaningfully engage underserved populations and address barriers that prevent or hinder the early detection of colorectal cancer.
Participants will compete for a total prize amount of $150,000.
The MaRS and CIBC Inclusive Design Challenge: Career Advancement
Created by MaRS and CIBC, the Inclusive Design Challenge aims to identify and eliminate the most pressing employment barriers facing persons with disabilities. Through a series of crowdsourced competitions, this challenge invites members of the disability and innovation communities to propose and develop solutions that support inclusive work environments and career advancement for persons with disabilities.
MaRS and CIBC Inclusive Design Challenge
Created by MaRS and CIBC, the Inclusive Design Challenge aims to identify and overcome the most pressing employment barriers faced by persons with disabilities. Run through a series of crowdsourced competitions, the challenge invites members of the disability and innovation communities to propose and develop solutions to these barriers. The first innovation challenge in this series seeks solutions to support accessible career entry for persons with disabilities.
Lung Cancer Innovation Challenge
Asking Ontario-based innovators to identify, implement and scale solutions that can reduce the length of time between diagnosis and treatment for lung cancer patients, and enable improved treatment outcomes, especially for priority patient groups, such as rural and lower socioeconomic populations in Ontario. The grand-prize winner will be awarded $100,000, while the runner-up will receive $50,000.
Spinal Cord Rehab Innovation Challenge
Winners of this challenge have been announced! These organizations impressed the judges with tools to measure rehabilitation activities and their impact on function in individuals living with spinal cord injury (SCI). The grand prize winner, The Kite Research Institute, was awarded $100,000, with two additional submissions receiving $50,000.