Save-The-Date: OCE Market Readiness Product Launch May 25 & June 22

Ontario Centres of Excellence’s Market Readiness Product Launch Program helps emerging start-up companies commercialize promising technologies developed in an Ontario publicly funded academic research institution. OCE seeks applications for later stage Market Readiness projects to support companies at the product launch phase.

Save-the-date

• Fri May 25 , program guidelines available.

• Fri June 22, submission deadline.

Program Highlights

• Up to $250,000 per opportunity.

• Investments for Ontario’s priority sectors in advanced heath technologies, advanced manufacturing, ICT and the environment sector. Only start-ups with core intellectual property (IP) from an academic institution may apply.

• Investments from the Special Energy Fund for transformative energy technologies including energy data management, energy storage, and grid-control and management technologies. Start-ups and early stage energy companies may apply (academic IP or other).

• A convertible debenture will be issued. Investment by a third party is required.

• This is a competitive process; those that apply may not be approved for investment.

• Further rounds may be announced.

Program Contacts

For Special Energy Fund:

Carole Champion
Director, Industrial Engagement
(613) 726 3420 x4262
Carole.Champion@oce-ontario.org

For Other Sectors:

Trish Barrow
Director, Commercialization and CCR
(416) 861-1092 x1010
Trish.Barrow@oce-ontario.org

Tania Massa
Director, Programs
(416) 861-1092 x3233
Tania.Massa@oce-ontario.org

 

 

 

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