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MaRS CEO Dr. Ilse Treurnicht named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women for a third time

MaRS Innovation joins the MaRS Discovery District in congratulating Dr. Ilse Treurnicht on receiving the prestigious 2012 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100™ Award. The full release about Dr. Treurnicht's award is available on the MaRS Discovery District website. The award, in the “Xstrata Nickel Trailblazers and Trendsetters” category, is Dr. Treurnicht’s third Top 100 recognition; she was previously honoured in 2009 and 2011. Created by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) in 2003, the Top 100 Awards celebrate the professional achievements of women across ... Read more

U of T, MaRS Innovation Collaborate to Launch Incubator for Student Software Companies

TORONTO, ON – A new program that provides nascent software companies with start-up funds, work space, mentoring and business strategy support, was launched today by the University of Toronto and commercialization partner MaRS Innovation, with support from the MaRS Discovery District. TechVibes has a profile page for UTEST and covered CoursePeer as part of their students start-ups series. The new program, called University of Toronto Early Stage Technology (UTEST), is part of a growing ecosystem of incubators and commercialization support services at U ... Read more

OtoSim CEO Andrew Sinclair: When entering the market, expect the unexpected

Andrew Sinclair, CEO of OtoSim Inc. and a senior director at MaRS Innovation, describes some of the unexpected twists and turns OtoSim has weathered in bringing their product to market in a post on the mark in a post featured on the MaRS Discovery District's blog today. OtoSim, a MaRS Innovation spin-off company, makes an otoscopy training and simulation system for ear examination, know as the OtoSim™ device, which has been shown to improve medical professionals’ accuracy when diagnosing ear pathologies by 44 ... Read more

Prestigious Award: MaRS Innovation Board Member Ilse Treurnicht named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women

MaRS Discovery District and MaRS Innovation congratulate CEO Dr. Ilse Treurnicht for being recognized as one of Canada’s top 100 female achievers in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. For a second time, Dr. Treurnicht has been honoured with the prestigious Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100™. Award in the Trailblazers & Trendsetters category. Her first Top 100™ win was announced in 2009. (more…) Read more
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