MaRS Discovery District helps entrepreneurs launch and grow high-impact ventures to capturing global market opportunities for our ventures, focusing its work on three main sectors: Information & Communications Technology (ICT), Cleantech, and Health. In addition to our three main sectors, social innovation is an overarching area of focus at MaRS and has always been integral to everything we do and helps companies bring breakthrough ideas to market and scale globally.
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) is a Canadian government agency that provides grants for research in the natural sciences and in engineering. Its mandate is to promote and assist research.
NSERC supports postsecondary students and postdoctoral fellows in their advanced studies. The agency promotes discovery by funding research conducted by postsecondary professors and students and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research and training.
Radiation Safety, Health Physics and Nuclear Waste Management: Mike Haynes brings over 35 years of experience in radiation safety, health physics and nuclear waste management. His assignments and expertise include nuclear power stations in Ontario, Canada, as a member and past President of the Canadian Radiation Protection Association and as Chief Scientist for the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada.
Refrigerant Management Canada (RMC) is a program established by the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) as a Canadian industry solution for refrigerant waste disposal. RMCs mandate is to provide environmental care and due diligence championed by industry leaders including Visdatec Inc. that brings together contractors, wholesalers and collection service providers committed to the responsible disposal of surplus ozone depleting (ODS) refrigerants.