The Ontario Brain Institute Offers $50,000 to Jump-Start your Neurotech Start-up

Apply by March 21, 2016

TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - OBI's unique Entrepreneurs Program offers up to 10 early stage entrepreneurs the opportunity to build a start-up company and develop a technology applicable to brain disorders or brain health:

  • $50,000 in funding over one year
  • Mentorship from experts in the field
  • Training to develop business skills

To date, the success of OBI Entrepreneurs has resulted in:

  • 40 prototypes built
  • 26 patents and disclosures
  • Over $5M in follow-on funding

To learn more or to apply:

About the Ontario Brain Institute:

The Ontario Brain Institute is a provincially-funded, not-for-profit research centre seeking to maximize the impact of neuroscience and establish Ontario as a world leader in brain research, commercialization and care. We create convergent partnerships between researchers, clinicians, industry, patients, and their advocates to foster discovery and deliver innovative products and services that improve the lives of those living with brain disorders.

SOURCE Ontario Brain Institute

For further information: Michelle Wilson, Senior Program Lead, Communications, Ontario Brain Institute, Tel.: (647) 872-1215,


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