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Through close collaboration with its members, TIAP is uniquely positioned to identify promising health science innovations while encouraging meaningful collaboration among researchers from wide-ranging disciplines.

In addition, TIAP has deep ties with both industry and the investment community. This enables us to have early information of any shifts in industry interest so we can guide researchers in tailoring their research towards a more focused commercial application.

TIAP often acts as the first funder into the opportunities we take into our portfolio, and provides early infrastructure needed to de-risk and launch ventures.

Ready to work with us? Take a look at our Programs and Funding page to learn more about our services.


TIAP shifted my perspective from BlueDot's research to its potential as a global business. They worked with me to incorporate the company, develop a business plan and model suitable for a social enterprise, and hire key talent, while supporting me through BlueDot’s early stages of growth and development.
Kamran Khan, MD, MPH
Founder / BlueDot
TIAP understood the value of my invention and saw its potential when others didn’t (they’re starting to now!). I’m grateful for the investment and mentoring I received through the UTEST program.
James Colliander, PhD
Co-Founder / Crowdmark
The UTEST program and TIAP have been fantastic for TrendMD; we would not be where we are today without them. Both from a strategic and financial perspective, UTEST definitely served as the initial spark that was crucial for getting us off the ground.
Paul Kudlow, MD
Founder / TrendMD
TIAP’s unique ecosystem allows innovators and researchers to keep the high impact of their innovation while enabling it with frameworks for commercialization. Their dedicated expert team allowed us to launch, structure and scale our company both in Canada and in the rest of the world while allowing us to maintain our research and academic mandates.
Hossein Rahnama, PhD
Founder / Flybits
TIAP was a vital partner as we refined our technology, our business model and our go-to-market strategy. Without their support, and the support of UTEST, we would not be in the position we are today.
Craig Boutilier, PhD
Co-Founder / Granata Decision Systems

For Researchers

If you are a researcher and you would like to work with TIAP, there are a few things you should know:

  • We can only work with researchers within our member institutions 
  • We work closely with the individual members’ technology transfer offices (TTO). Please contact the TTO representative at your institution.