MEDIA ADVISORY - Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) partners with Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) to expand North America's first funding program for neuroscience entrepreneurs.

TORONTO, March 27, 2013 /CNW/ -

  • Applications now open for Year Two of Entrepreneurial Fellowships that offer $50,000 to each of 10 Ontario post-graduates to turn their neuro-discoveries into companies and jobs.

  • OBI partners with Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) to help fund and mentor larger pool of up to 10 awardees.

  • Builds on success of 2012 program whose 7 "neuro-entrepreneurs" enjoyed considerable success in moving their research and businesses forward. For details of their progress, click here

  • For details of the 2013 OBI-OCE Entrepreneurial Fellowships, see the OBI or OCE websites

SOURCE: Ontario Brain Institute

For further information:

OBI Contact:  Alison Fenney, Program Lead Entrepreneurial and Management Training | 647.847.3140

OCE Contact: Binny Arora, Program Manager | 471.861.1092

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