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Canadian physician Dr. John Evans has been named the winner of the 2007 Henry G. Friesen International Prize in Health Research by the Friends of Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.
MaRS Discovery District (MaRS) and Premier and Minister of Research and Innovation Dalton McGuinty announced the inaugural winners of the Premier’s Summit Award in Medical Research last night.
Premier and Minister of Research and Innovation Dalton McGuinty honoured Ontario’s top research and innovation talents today at the inaugural Premier’s Innovation Awards ceremony held at the MaRS Discovery District.
Technology commercialization experts, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, scientists and policymakers from around the world will come together in Toronto today for Global CONNECT 2006.
MaRS recently signed a Letter of Intent with the Stockholm Science City, an initiative that links of Europe’s most distinguished research universities – the Karolinska Institutet, the Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University – with the City of Stockholm and its surrounding county.
MaRS today signed a Letter of Intent with Biolink Canada-Ireland, a new Enterprise Ireland network initiative linking scientists, industry, academia and government agencies from the Irish and Canadian life sciences sector.
What a difference a day can make! Stephen Lewis and Dr. James Orbinski will join Canadian community leaders to mark the launch of the Give a Day to World AIDS campaign.
Ontario’s aspiring entrepreneurs in ICT and life sciences now have access to a global network of analysts through a new, comprehensive service agreement between IDC Canada and MaRS.
U.S.-based Global CONNECT and MaRS – a Canadian convergence innovation centre – today announced their decision to hold the 2006 Global CONNECT annual conference in Toronto, Ontario.
MaRS Discovery District is partnering with Ontario’s ORION network to deploy the latest in advanced Internet technologies to multicast proceedings of the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto, to the global grid of high-speed research networks.
The Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation awarded six of Canada’s best and brightest with Global Youth Fellowships today. This new program recognizes and supports young Canadians who work in the international arena on the most pressing challenges of this century including political unrest, climate change, human rights and global health pandemics.
The MaRS Global Leadership Series kicked off on Monday, June 12, as 120 people gathered at the MaRS Centre to learn about India’s rise to prominence in global politics and business. The event featured Kasi Rao of Kasi Rao Consulting, Raj Subramaniam, CEO of FedEx Canada and John Manley, vice-chair of MaRS.
MaRS Discovery District announced preliminary guidelines for the Premier’s Summit Awards which will recognize the extraordinary scientific talent and medical research excellence in the Province of Ontario.
The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) announced MaRS Centre as the winner of its Intelligent Building of the Year at the annual Intelligent Community of the Year Awards in New York City on Friday, June 9th.
Three of Ontario’s leading centres for innovation and technology are ushering in a new era of province-wide collaboration to foster innovation, promote the commercialization of research, and support entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies.
MaRS Discovery District’s Entrepreneurship 101 for Researchers: Up-Start Competition announced its winning team of researchers with the best business idea on May 3, 2006 at the MaRS Centre.
MaRS Discovery District’s Entrepreneurship 101 for Researchers: Up-Start Competition will announce its winning team of researchers with the best business idea on May 3, 2006 at the MaRS Centre.
The Ontario government is building more prosperity for families by helping to expand the MaRS Discovery District, a world-class centre for research and innovation in Toronto, Premier Dalton McGuinty announced today.
London-based TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario and MaRS, a convergence innovation centre based in Toronto, today announced a partnership to create a new model for a MaRS-linked regional community.
MaRS’ Director of Corporate Strategy, Ross Wallace, presented “Building a Global Gateway to Ontario’s Innovation Ecosystem” in December at the third annual Global Connect Meeting and Partnering Forum in Taipei, Taiwan.
The MaRS Discovery District’s state-of-the-art research and collaboration facilities are now linked to the global research and scientific networking community, through ORION and the worldwide grid of advanced research and education (R&E) networks.
The Board of Directors of MaRS Discovery District is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ilse Treurnicht to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2005.
MaRS (Medical and Related Sciences Discovery District) today announced a big step toward its goal of establishing Toronto as a leading global centre of bioscience commerce, with the addition of Salt Lake City-based NPS Pharmaceuticals and Boston-based VIMAC Ventures as tenants.
An announcement was made at the BioNorth 2003 Conference in Ottawa regarding the creation of the Biotechnology Council of Ontario (BCO). This new province-wide Council has been formed to advise government on all public policy issues facing the biotechnology industry and to advocate on behalf of the industry in Ontario.
The Medical and Related Sciences Discovery District (MaRS) will formally launch the MaRS project, which brings together the best-in-class scientific and business communities to facilitate the commercialization of scientific discovery.
Ontario’s key bioscience clusters and organizations promoting the growth of bioscience and attracting investment have come together to form the Ontario BioAlliance.