Data for 2016
This report is the result of a forum held in February 2018 on the challenges that companies in the physical technologies face in commercialization. Forum participants had a robust discussion around the challenges outlined in our previous report on Physical Technologies and identified a number of other commercialization hurdles, including weak institutional support, knowledge and information gaps, lack of prototyping facilities and short run manufacturing, among other issues.
Effective intergovernmental coordination in research and innovation funding has been a persistent challenge in Canada. The dizzying mix of initiatives for research and innovation at both levels has also contributed to the coordination challenge, which has resulted in a patchwork of programs and co-matching requirements. Researchers and innovators are left to navigate a complex system of supports, seeking opportunities to help cover R&D costs.
Co-founder of Atomwise returns to U of T to speak about starting his AI-powered drug discovery business
This post originally appeared at U of T News University of Toronto alumnus Abraham Heifets has spent the past seven years channeling his love of science and a desire to impact the world into Atomwise, a company that is applying the latest advances in neural networks...
This is a glimpse into Entrepreneurship 100, our series focused on bringing leading entrepreneurs to the University of Toronto. The event was focused on social media and included the following panelists: Ashlee Froese - specializing in Fashion Law, Ashlee...
The Impact Centre is bringing its unique startup program across Eastern Ontario and into Quebec. On November 28 and 29, our Experiential Learning Educator Dr. Alon Eisenstein will be visiting partners in Cobourg, Cornwall, Kingston, and Montreal to share...