Six breakthrough neurotech start-ups win coveted Ontario Brain Institute award

Oct 17, 2018

Next 36 alum venture Supports Health, as well as NextAI alum ventures Curv and Cerbian amongst the 6 start-ups to win the Ontario Brain Institute award

At $50,000 for each venture, the ONtrepreneurs program is Canada’s largest single award focused on neurotechnology

TORONTO, Thursday, October 4, 2018 - Canada’s most prestigious early-stage neurotechnology entrepreneur awards were announced today by the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI). The ONtrepreneurs program, the single largest funder of early-stage neurotech entrepreneurs in Canada, is investing in six early-stage ventures this year to help accelerate their path to commercialization through access to funding, resources, and mentorship.

Now in its seventh year, the ONtrepreneurs program awards $50,000 to new and emerging technology-driven ventures and assists them through tailored training and industry mentorship. The program, which has successfully supported 51 entrepreneurs since its inception in 2012, has helped generate more than $36 million in follow-on investment for the program’s alumni.

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