2020 RBC Innovation & Entrepreneurship Prize Finalists

Join us at our largest startup pitch competition of the year, offering $50,000+ in prizes to recognize, reward, and accelerate the University of Toronto’s most innovative startups.

When: Thursday, March 12, 2020. Part of U of T Entrepreneurship Week True Blue Expo.

Where: MaRS Auditorium

Why: 10 cutting-edge U of T student startup teams will compete by showcasing their business idea via a five-minute pitch to a panel of judges for $50,000+ in prizes.

See the winners here!

Early Stage Competition: 2:30-3:40pm

Arterial Solutions is a blood test that will significantly improve the quality of life of patients suffering from peripheral arterial disease, reduce rates of limb amputations and mortality, empower physicians with a 90% accurate point-of-care test, and save healthcare systems a significant amount of money. 

Enso Connect Inc. is an automated home management software that leverages smart home devices and AI communication to provide a seamless experience to property managers, home owners, and guests in the short term rental industry. Learn more.

Inteligex is a healthcare company that provides precision cellular and molecular therapies to reduce the tremendous costs incurred by insurers in providing hospital and community care for spinal cord injury and other diseases of the central nervous system. Learn more.

Life Sciences Key Technologies aim to bring “pop-up” laboratory capacity to the point of need, globally. Learn more.

UnityOR is an intraoperative digital assistant that keeps the surgical team unified from the beginning to end of an operation. Our automated record-keeping and intelligent reminders help surgical staff stay focused on the patient so that they can perform faster and safer surgeries.

Later Stage Competition: 3:55-5:00pm

Aeroflux Braking Systems is developing magnetic aircraft brakes that enable frictionless and virtually wear-free braking on business, commuter, and commercial aircraft. By eliminating wear, Aeroflux brakes never need to be replaced and can save airlines millions of dollars in maintenance costs per plane. Learn more.

Mazlite Inc. provides a unique IoT solution for nozzle and spray characterization for major industrial manufacturers. Our innovative devices are the first to target manufacturing in this way to reduce product defects, Q/A labor, plant energy use, and raw material waste. Learn more.

Nightingale is a mobile application that automates and standardizes physical function assessments conducted by health care providers who are currently spending manual effort on paper-based assessments. Nightingale uses AI to save time, reduce cost, and provide data driven insights. Learn more.

Reeddi Inc. provides clean, reliable, and affordable electricity to households and businesses operating in the energy-poor regions of the world. Learn more.

Roll Technologies Inc. offers safe and sustainable shared mobility services to help people save time, effort and reduce carbon footprint. Learn more.

Learn more about the RBC Prize for Innovation & Entrepreneurship and our other funding opportunities.