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Explore Program

Supporting unconventional and highly innovative research projects with the potential to strongly impact the drug discovery process.

AdvancingHealth Program

Matching healthcare needs with innovative products and services.

TalentEdge Program

Enabling interns and postdoctoral fellows to apply their expertise and the latest tools to industry problems. Fellowship applications now open.

SmartStart Seed Fund

Providing funding, training and development for new start-up enterprises by Ontario’s next-generation entrepreneurs.

Getting Started

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) can help you turn your idea into income. You can access expert talent in Ontario’s research institutions to solve your innovation challenge. You can gain real-world skills and experience in research and development.
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Upcoming Events

  • NACO Summit

    "Largest gathering of Angel Investors in Canada". The NACO Summit is an opportunity to network with and promote services to more than 200 attendees including accredited investors, industry partners, entrepreneurs and government agencies who are fostering the growth of early-stage businesses in Canada.
  • MasterCard N>XT Payments Innovation Developer Challenge 2014

    MasterCard N>XT is a program that brings teams of developers, entrepreneurs and students to compete to take a project from concept to prototype and go-to-market plan over a two-day period. MasterCard N>XT is focused partly on youth and partly on professional app developers.

    MasterCard N>XT has the potential to create real products and solutions for MasterCard. The main goal of the event is for the teams to come up with and execute a mobile payment solution using SDKs and Open APIs that MasterCard will provide.

    This event will have two different categories. The first will be youth/university students, and the second will be professional app developers. Each of these categories will be judged and awarded separately.
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