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MaRS Health: Government Funding for Health Ventures

June 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Calling all health startups and ventures: this June 27, MaRS invites you to a special event on government funding in the tech community. Join representatives from Global Affairs Canada, Grand Challenges Canada and Innovation Canada and gain first-hand knowledge about securing grants and contributions for your business.


Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019

Time: 1–3 p.m. (doors open at 12:30 p.m.)

Location: MaRS, CR-3, Collaboration Centre, 101 College Street, Toronto, ON

Please note: the agenda is subject to change.

Who should attend

Professionals from health sector startups and ventures looking to increase their understanding of the government funding landscape.

About the speakers

Global Affairs Canada is the department in the Government of Canada that manages diplomatic and consular relations. It advances the country’s international trade and leads Canada’s international development and humanitarian assistance. It is also responsible for maintaining Canadian government offices abroad with diplomatic and consular status on behalf of all government departments.

Grand Challenges Canada supports bold ideas with big impact. Funded by the Government of Canada and other partners, the organization funds innovators in low- and middle-income countries, as well as Canada. Grand Challenges Canada supports products and services that combine science and technology with social and business innovation.

Innovation Canada backs the country’s greatest innovators. As a department of the Government of Canada, the organization provides funding, delivers expert advice and drives new collaborations. Its flagship programs and services are designed to help businesses innovate, create jobs and grow Canada’s economy.


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