Knitt Labs embarks on Kickstarter Campaign!

KnittBar – The Internet of Things (IoT) Power Solution Knitt Labs is raising funds for KnittBar – The Internet of Things (IoT) Power Solution on Kickstarter! WiFi-enabled modular smart power bar with an app. Individually monitor and control each module.

Discovery Could Help Deliver Protein Drugs

Discovery Could Help Deliver Protein Drugs An experiment’s unexpected result may make it easier to use proteins as medicines in the brain, spine and elsewhere.

U of T recognizes top inventions, including Deep Genomics

They started here: U of T recognizes top inventions Some of the most inventive minds at the University of Toronto are stepping into the limelight. This year, the U of T Celebrates Innovation event recognized four ground-breaking inventions – created here on our campuses – that have the potential for global impact and commercial appeal… Read more »

UTEST Announces Fourth Cohort

UTEST program announces investments in five U of T start-ups – MaRS Innovation Companies in fourth cohort developing products ranging from software to therapeutic platforms; applications for fifth cohort, in partnership with MLA48, open until May 27, 2016 TORONTO (May 9, 2016) – The University of Toronto Early-Stage Technology (UTEST) incubator, co-directed by U of… Read more »

Ongoing Success for TrendMD! Graduates from YCombinator & Announces New Partnerships

TrendMD graduates from Ycombinator and announces new partnerships – MaRS Innovation It’s been a busy quarter for UTEST company TrendMD. Fresh off their participation in Ycombinator’s Winter 2016 cohort, which was covered in TechCrunch, the company has announced partnerships with HighWire and Integra. TrendMD, a Canadian start-up company, is a content recommendation engine for scholarly… Read more »

TrendMD: Effectively Navigating the Biomedical Research Landscape

TrendMD: Effectively Navigating the Biomedical Research Landscape New platform helps clinicians bridge the gap in translation of knowledge from bench to bedside. The advent of the digital revolution has contributed to the unprecedented wealth of scientific information currently produced in the biomedical field, providing avenues for the development of novel treatments, improved understanding of disease… Read more »

UTEST & Maple Leaf Angels Partner for UTEST 2016 – Applications Open

University of Toronto Early Stage Technology Program (UTEST) The UTEST Program is announcing its fifth call for companies. UTEST provides nascent UofT start-up companies with seed funding, 12 months of incubation space @ the Banting Institute, intense entrepreneurial education provided by MaRS, mentoring and business strategy support. For 2016 we have partnered with one of Canada’s leading angel groups, MLA48,… Read more »

UTEST Company TrendMD pitches at YCombinator Winter 2016 Demo Day

Here are the 59 startups that demoed at Y Combinator Winter ’16 Demo Day 2 “Food, housing, healthcare, transportation. Life essentials made better and more affordable.” These are the types of startups that partner Paul Buchheit said were demoing today at Y Combinator’s Winter 2016 Demo Day 2. Yesterday, we covered the first 60 startups… Read more »

RBC and University of Toronto partner to support young entrepreneurs and startups

University of Toronto and RBC create startup accelerator for young innovators The University of Toronto and the Royal Bank of Canada today announced ONRamp, a major new initiative that will help support Canada’s innovative entrepreneurs. Located in the Banting & Best Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (BBCIE), ONRamp will provide new collaborative workspaces for students,… Read more »