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CURRENT MaRS COMPETITIONS

Women in Cleantech Challenge

Supporting Canada’s top female entrepreneurs addressing the world’s most daunting energy and environmental problems. Finalists receive an annual stipend, as well as guidance and support from MaRS and the federal government. At the end of the challenge, $1 million will be awarded to the most promising woman-led venture. Please note: the application window is now closed.

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Opioid Data Challenge

Asking Canadians to propose and test new data sets, sources and methodologies to help tackle the opioid crisis. Finalists receive $10,000 for continued development of their concepts. Up to $50,000 will be awarded to each challenge winner (maximum of two winners), along with the chance to scale their solutions across Canada. Please note: the application window is now closed.

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Healthy Neighbourhoods Data Challenge

Searching for innovators to propose new data sets, sources and methodologies to help us better understand how built environments effect citizens’ health outcomes. Finalists will receive $10,000 for their concepts. Up to $35,000 will be awarded to the challenge winner, along with the chance to scale their solutions across Canada.

Challenge launching on June 6, 2019

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