Call for Applications: Commercializing Life Sciences and Medical Technology

ocelogoCall for Applications: Commercializing Life Sciences and Medical Technology 

Ontario Centres of Excellence is seeking applications for a program that supports early-stage, ground-breaking medical science research projects.

Under the Medical Sciences Proof-of-Principle program, applicants are eligible for up to $70,000 for commercialization activities. New industry matching cash contributions are required.

The MSc PoP program helps commercialize promising life sciences and medical technology intellectual property (IP) developed at Ontario publicly funded academic research institutions (universities, colleges, and research hospitals). The goal is to deliver economic benefits to Ontario, including sales and jobs, through newly created Ontario-based companies founded on this IP, or by licensing the IP to an existing Ontario-based company.

OCE is accepting applications up until July 30, 2015. Applications may be submitted at any time and are evaluated in accordance with the Application Submission Deadlines.

All potential applicants should see OCE’s website for full details about the MSc PoP program before applying.

For assistance with preparation of applications, please contact an OCE Business Development Manager.

For MI Member Institutions, assistance with preparation of applications, please contact MI at jterry@marsinnovation.com.

For program inquiries including general inquiries about eligibility, funding, timelines, and application process, please contact the OCE Application Support Team at application-support@oce-ontario.org or (416) 861-1092 x2400.

For further questions, please contact Jennifer Moles, Program Manager at jennifer.moles@oce-ontario.org or (416) 861-1092 x1023.

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