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Stakeholder Grants? Description Link Falls Under Stage Sector
Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Yes Connects entrepreneurs, startups, industry, academia and investors. Has different programs and funding available. Visit OCHIS Government of Canada
Health Quality Ontario (HQO) No Ontario agency that monitors and reports on health care. Visit MOHLTC HTA - OHTAC Government of Canada
Ontario Genetics Advisory Commiteee (OGAC) No CRecommends to Minister of Health and Long Term Care which genetic and genomic services and devices should be publicly funded. Visit OHTAC HTA- OHTAC Government of Canada
Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee (OHTAC) No Recommends to Minister of Health and Long Term Care which health care services and devices should be publicly funded Visit HQO HTA- OHTAC Government of Canada
Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) No? Responsible for administering health care in Ontario Visit Government of Ontario Ministry
Office of the Chief Health Innovation Strategist (OCHIS) Yes Aims to help accelerate health technology commercialization in Ontario by improving access for health innovators to the Ontario health system Visit MOHLTC, MRIS, MGCS Government of Canada
Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) No Represents Ontario's 23 research hospitals. Aims to combine collective research and innovation from its hospitals to advance the health care system in Ontario. Visit OCHIS
Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE) Yes Helps companies launch, grow and succeed Visit Government of Ontario Government of Canada
Regional Innovation Centres (RICS) Yes Helps companies launch, grow and succeed Visit ONE
BPS
OntarioBuys
Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science (MRIS)
Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
MaRS Innovation
MaRS Excite
Research Innovation Commercialization Centre (RIC Centre) Mississauga RIC Visit Non-profit
Communitech Waterloo RIC Visit Non-profit
HalTech Oakville RIC Visit Non-profit
Innovation Initiatives Ontario North (iiON) North Bay RIC Visit Non-profit
Innovation Factory Hamilton RIC Visit Non-profit
Ministry of Government and Consumer Services North Bay RIC Visit Non-profit
Innovation Factory Hamilton RIC Visit Non-profit
Innovation Guelph Guelph RIC Visit Non-profit
Invest Ottawa Ottawa RIC Visit RIC Non-profit
Launch Lab Kingston RIC Visit RIC Non-profit
MaRS Toronto RIC, plus numerous programs and partners to help companies Visit RIC
Innovate Niagara Niagara RIC Visit RIC
Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre (NWOIC) Thunder Bay RIC Visit RIC Non-profit
Spark Centre Oshawa RIC Visit RIC Non-profit
NORCAT Sudbury RIC Visit RIC Non-profit
Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC) Sault St. Marie RIC Visit RIC Non-profit
Techalliance London RIC Visit RIC Non-profit
ventureLAB Markham RIC Visit RIC Non-profit
WE-tech Windsor RIC Visit Non-profit
Industrial Research Assistance Program
CCO
OTN
TOHealth
HealthTO
Ryerson DMZ Accelerator
JLABS Accelerator
H2i Accelerator
Creative Destruction Labs Accelerator
Campus-Linked Accelerators (CLAs) Yes Provides funding to universities to create entrepreneural programs. Visit OCE Accelerators/Incubators
On-Campus Entrepreneurship Activities (OCEA) Yes Supports entrepreneurship at Ontario Universities Visit OCE Accelerators/Incubators
Special Access Programme (SAP) No Allows doctors to gain access to medical devices that have not yet been approved for sale in Canada. Special Access is requested in emergency use cases or when conventional therapies have failed, are unavailable or are unsuitable to treat a patient. Visit Health Canada HC approval Government of Canada
Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD) No Canada's regulator of prescription drugs and medical devices for human use. Before giving permission to sell a product, the directorate must see scientific evidence of the product's safety, effectiveness, and quality, as required by the FDA. TPD has 12 offices/bureaus including MDB. Visit Health Canada HC approval Government of Canada
Medical Devices Bureau (MDB) No Reviews applications for new and amended medical device licenses and applications for the sale of medical devices for use in investigational testing. MDB also provides expedited access to unlicensed medical devices under the Special Access Programme (SAP) for medical devices for emergency situations or when conventional therapies have failed, aren't suitable, or are not available. Visit Health Canada HC approval Government of Canada
Adopting Research to Improve Care (ARTIC) Yes Proven model that accelerates the spread and implementation evidence-based health care interventions into broader clinical practice across Ontario’s health system. Visit CAHO Evidence generation
Value-Based Innovation Program (VBIP) No Provides a new way for our health system to procure and adopt innovative technologies and processes that ensure greater value for Ontarians. Visit OHCIS Evidence Generation, Procurement Government of Canada