MaRS Discovery District Company Profile

21:58 EST 9th December 2018 | BioPortfolio

The MaRS Discovery District is a convergence innovation centre located in the heart of downtown Toronto’s renowned Discovery District—two square kilometers designated as the city’s epicentre of innovation.
MaRS was created in 2000 to capitalize on the research and innovation strength of the Province of Ontario, and to position Canada for leadership in the highly competitive global innovation economy. MaRS is focused on building Canada’s next generation of technology companies to become global market leaders. MaRS will accomplish this goal by:
Systematically building the entrepreneurial ecosystem that is the support fabric of young companies.
Directly intervening and assisting with risk capital, management resources, strategic business tools and access to global markets for a number of emerging companies.
Developing and maturing Canadian business talent.
Creating powerful networks that will connect the leadership of Canada’s scientific, business and investment communities to their international peers in a meaningful way.


MaRS CentreSouth Tower, Suite 100
101 College Street
M5G 1L7


Phone: 416.673.8100
Fax: 416.673.8181

News Articles [557 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Mineralogy on Mars points to a cold and icy ancient climate

Five Reasons to Forget Mars for Now and Return to the Moon

Hopes of colonizing Mars rest on the premise that we could terraform the red planet, making it habitable for humans with a breathable atmosphere and clement temperatures. However, a recent study cast ...

Mars Opportunity Rover Out of Commission Due to Dust Storm

ArticleA massive dust storm on Mars has temporally halted science operations on NASA’s Mars Opportunity Rover. Staff

Study Shows Life Could Have Existed in the Ancient Mars Subsurface

ArticleLife may have been sustainable underneath the crust of Mars more than four billion years ago.Staff Author: 

Mars Rover Chassis Gets a New Look Before Launch

NewsAs spacecraft paint jobs go, the Mars 2020 rover is big.Contributed Author: DC Agle, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab

Mars Taps Benson Hill’s Crop Design Platform to Help Protect Cacao from Climate Change

Mars will employ CropOS™ to improve the productivity, stress tolerance and climate resilience of cacao trees ST. LOUIS, MO and MCLEAN, VA—October 11, 2018—Benson Hill Biosystems, a crop improvem...

Astronauts to Mars Will Be Blasted by Galactic Radiation

NewsAstronauts of the future on missions to Mars will have to contend with a major interplanetary, invisible hazard along the 70-million-mile round trip.

Mars rover finds ancient organic compounds that match meteoritic samples

(Carnegie Institution for Science) NASA's Curiosity Rover discovered 'tough' organic molecules on Mars, increasing the chances that a record of potential life could have been preserved despite harsh c...

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Survival, DNA, and Ultrastructural Integrity of a Cryptoendolithic Antarctic Fungus in Mars and Lunar Rock Analogues Exposed Outside the International Space Station.

The search for life beyond Earth involves investigation into the responses of model organisms to the deleterious effects of space. In the frame of the BIOlogy and Mars Experiment, as part of the Europ...

Mutations in MARS identified in a specific type of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis alter methionyl-tRNA synthetase activity.

Biallelic missense mutations in MARS are responsible for rare but severe cases of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) prevalent on the island of La Réunion. MARS encodes cytosolic methionyl-tRNA syn...

Dalangtan Saline Playa in a Hyperarid Region on Tibet Plateau-I: Evolution and Environments.

Since 2008, we have been studying a saline lake, Dalangtan (DLT) Playa, and its surroundings in a hyperarid region of the Qaidam Basin on the Tibetan Plateau as a potential Mars analog site. We descri...

Achieving bioinspired flapping wing hovering flight solutions on Mars via wing scaling.

Achieving atmospheric flight on Mars is challenging due to the low density of the Martian atmosphere. Aerodynamic forces are proportional to the atmospheric density, which limits the use of convention...

A test case for Mars: human sleep and performance during a 13 month stay in Antarctica.

Manned spaceflights from Earth to Mars will likely become reality within the next decades. Humans will be exposed to prolonged isolation, confinement, and altered photoperiods in artificial atmospheri...

Clinical Trials [371 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Molecular Adsorbent Recirculating System (MARS) for Patients With Cirrhosis and Hepatic Encephalopathy

This purpose of this study is to determine the safety and efficacy of albumin dialysis using the MARS device in improving severe Hepatic Encephalopathy compared to standard medical therapy...

The MARS® Albumin Dialysis System in Patients With Fulminant and Subfulminant Hepatic Failure

The purpose of this study is to improve the survival rate of those patients with acute fulminant hepatitis through treatment with the MARS® extra-corporal liver-purification system by: ...

Elimination of Albumin-Bound Substances by MARS and Prometheus

This trial compares the efficacy of two artificial liver support systems, MARS (Molecular Adsorbents Recirculating System) and Prometheus (FPSA, Fractionated Plasma Separation and Adsorpti...

Recompensation of Exacerbated Liver Insufficiency With Hyperbilirubinemia and/or Encephalopathy and/or Renal Failure

The objective of this trial is to evaluate the impact of elimination of albumin bound substances during albumin dialysis (MARS®) on mortality and the clinical time course in patients with...

Early Liver Support With MARS in Post-hepatectomy Liver Failure

This is a prospective, randomized, open-label, multicentre study involving European centers with experience in the management of PHLF to assess the impact of early liver support with MARS ...

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MaRS Discovery District

The MaRS Discovery District is a convergence innovation centre located in the heart of downtown Toronto’s renowned Discovery District—two square kilometers designated as the city’s epicentre of ...

Mars Petcare US

Mars Petcare U.S. is the U.S. petcare operations of Mars, Incorporated, one of the world’s leading food manufacturers. Headquartered in Franklin, TN, Mars Petcare U.S. employ...

Mars North America

Mars, Incorporated, is a privately-held company that produces some of the world's leading confectionery, food, petcare, beverage, and health & nutrition products, and operates in more than 65 coun...

Mars Veterinary

Mars Veterinary is a division of MARS® Incorporated, a company known for innovative consumer and pet food brands that are trusted by people around the world. Its mission is to facilitate responsible...

Mars Snackfood US

Headquartered in Hackettstown, NJ, Mars Snackfood US is the United States snack operations of Mars, Incorporated. Mars, Incorporated is a private, family-owned company founded in 1911 and employs 70,...

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