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Jul 13, 2010, 12:13 ET MaRS celebrates successful one-year anniversary of Angel program

Over fifty percent of MaRS clients have received funding TORONTO, July 13 /CNW/ - MaRS, a Toronto-based not-for-profit innovation centre, is proud to announce the one-year anniversary of its...


Jul 12, 2010, 10:07 ET MaRS launches TechStart! Consumer

A focused advisory program to boost digital media innovation TORONTO, July 12 /CNW/ - MaRS today launched a new commercialization program called TechStart! Consumer, following an open call for...


Jul 05, 2010, 11:23 ET MaRS client Vicicog closes angel funding

New Mechatronic Variable Speed Drive (MVSD) technology holds promise for the HVAC industry TORONTO, July 5 /CNW/ - MaRS, a Toronto-based not-for-profit innovation centre, is pleased to announce that...


Jun 03, 2010, 09:00 ET Three MaRS Clients Among IDC's Annual "Ten Canadian Mobile and Wireless
Companies to Watch"

TORONTO, June 3 /CNW/ - MaRS, a Toronto-based not-for-profit innovation centre, announces the inclusion of three of its clients, Jigsee, MMB Research and Polar Mobile in the IDC Annual "Ten Canadian...


May 20, 2010, 08:30 ET Canadian Digital Media Network Welcomes MaRS As New Node on Cross-Canada
Network

TORONTO and WATERLOO, ON, May 20 /CNW/ - MaRS, a Toronto-based not-for-profit innovation centre, is the newest addition to the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN). The collaboration will enhance...


May 13, 2010, 09:30 ET Technology leading to economic and democratic progress

Net Change Week: Technology for Social Change June 7-11, 2010 TORONTO, May 13 /CNW/ - The best online social movement campaigns appear to have no source. By the time you get the call to action, there ...


May 03, 2010, 11:24 ET Scope out a 40-foot inflatable colon at Science Rendezvous this Saturday

TORONTO, May 3 /CNW/ - On Saturday, May 8 from 11 am - 4 pm, walk through a spectacular 40-foot inflatable colon hosted by the Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada in the atrium at MaRS, 101...


Apr 21, 2010, 13:22 ET MaRS clients take top honours at TiEQuest

TORONTO, April 21 /CNW/ - Two Toronto area start-ups have placed first and second at TiEQuest, an annual business venture competition designed to encourage entrepreneurship and engage entrepreneurial ...


Mar 25, 2010, 09:30 ET Canadian innovation to shine at 2010 "Davos of social entrepreneurship"

MaRS CEO Ilse Treurnicht invited to prestigious Skoll World Forum alongside White House director and UK Minister April 14-16, 2010 TORONTO, March 25 /CNW/ - It's the Davos of social entrepreneurship...


Dec 10, 2009, 09:30 ET Making (brain) waves beyond the holiday season

Toronto start-up turns thought-controlled technology into fun, interactive products & events TORONTO, Dec. 10 /CNW/ - Brain-controlled games are among 2009's hottest holiday toys, but the minds...


Dec 02, 2009, 09:53 ET Buzz Aldrin appearance today - CANCELLED

TORONTO, Dec. 2 /CNW/ - A keynote appearance and media availability for Dr. Buzz Aldrin - as part of the Ontario Innovation Summit: The Business of Aging - has been cancelled today due to illness....


Nov 30, 2009, 09:37 ET Buzz Aldrin lands at MaRS - Apollo 11 astronaut headlines The Ontario
Innovation Summit: The Business of Aging

TORONTO, Nov. 30 /CNW/ - He's an inventor, war veteran, space pioneer, advocate and visionary. One of the most celebrated astronauts in U.S. history, Buzz Aldrin touches down for a special appearance ...


Nov 10, 2009, 10:51 ET Showcase Exhibition Area to Feature Leading Companies at Ontario Innovation
Summit: The Business of Aging

TORONTO, Nov. 10 /CNW/ - From chronic disease to shifting patterns of work, retirement and social structures, the challenges around the global aging population are immense - but so are the business...


Oct 15, 2009, 09:30 ET Countdown on for the Ontario Innovation Summit: The Business of Aging

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Premier Dalton McGuinty to join global policy, science, technology experts in advancing challenges, opportunities of an aging population TORONTO, Oct. 15 /CNW/ -...


Oct 01, 2009, 10:24 ET MaRS clients clean up at Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards

TORONTO, Oct. 1 /CNW/ - Four Ontario start-up companies working with MaRS advisory services are among those recognized by this year's Deloitte Technology Fast 50(TM) program, Canada's pre-eminent...