Innovate.

Ontario's Premier Life Science Pitch Competition

Innovation Factory’s Synapse Competition is Ontario’s premier life science pitch competition.  Designed to help move your innovative life science products and services out of the lab and into the market, the competition pairs innovators with business and entrepreneurship students, and provides the training, mentorship and resources to be successful.
 


Innovator finalists receive training, mentorship, a $5,000 grant and a chance to pitch and compete for BIG cash prizes! 

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COMPETITION STATS SINCE 2013

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100+ COMPANIES 

$650K+ PRIZES AWARDED 

$50M+ FUNDS RAISED 

10+ GLOBAL MARKETS ACCESSED

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