Lab2Market Validate (formerly: Innovation Boost Zone (IBZ): Lab2Market Program)

By mmuise

Lab2Market Validate, formally known as Lab2Market, gives researchers the opportunity to critically test and evaluate their idea in the entrepreneurial landscape. This carefully curated 16-week experience is complemented by funding, exercises, workshops, and mentorship from industry experts – all with exploration at its core.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is up to $15,000.

Deadline: Applications are closed. Stay tuned for future intake announcements.

Applicants must be researchers (Masters, Ph.D., and Postdocs) in Canada, with the National Lab2Market Health Cohort being open specifically for those with Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Med-Tech, Human and Animal Health, and Health IT projects.

Application Steps:

Specific application steps for each cohort's call for application.

Documentation Needed:

No specific documentation has been identified.

Other Things to Note:

1. Lab2Market Validate / NSERC: An industry-agnostic cohort for applicants across Canada delivered in partnership with NSERC as an extension of the I2I Market Assessment Grant.
Application deadline is Dec 1st 11:59PM EST. Program starts in March 2024.

2. The program will be run nationally, hosted by Dalhousie (Atlantic Canada), the University of Toronto (Ontario), and the University of British Columbia, and Simon Fraser University (Western Canada).

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