MaRS Discovery District Company Profile

00:13 EDT 18th March 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 [718 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

This Unbelievable Research on Human Hibernation Could Get Us to Mars

Journeying to Mars is seldom out of the news these days. From Elon Musk releasing plans for his new rocket to allow SpaceX to colonize Mars, to NASA announcing another rover as part of the Mars 2020 m...

Mars Astronauts Might Wear Spacesuits Made of Fungi

A team of biodesigners is getting us ready to live on Mars by creating the clothes that future Martians will use using fungi to create the materials. Science fiction has been preparing us for the col...

A mission to Mars could make its own oxygen thanks to plasma technology

(IOP Publishing) Plasma technology could hold the key to creating a sustainable oxygen supply on Mars, a new study has found.It suggests that Mars, with its 96 per cent carbon dioxide atmosphere, has ...

Fake News: Mars Edition, circa 1877

Giovanni Schiaparelli's maps of Mars sparked the belief that intelligent life exists on the planet.

Bruno Mars Sweeps The Grammys

Hip-hop artist Bruno Mars took home seven Grammy Awards, beating favorites Kendrick Lamar and Jay-Z.

Image of the Day:Microbes on Fake Mars

By simulating the structure and composition of Mars's rocky materials, scientists observe how the metal-eating, extreme environment-inhabiting microbe Metallosphaera sedula could alter extraterrestria...

New Technique for Finding Life on Mars

Researchers use multiple, miniature instruments to directly detect and analyze life in the Canadian high Arctic, one of the closest analogs to Mars on Earth

Thruster for Mars mission breaks records

An advanced space engine in the running to propel humans to Mars has broken the records for operating current, power and thrust for a device ...

PubMed Articles [768 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

The Search for Hesperian Organic Matter on Mars: Pyrolysis Studies of Sediments Rich in Sulfur and Iron.

Jarosite on Mars is of significant geological and astrobiological interest, as it forms in acidic aqueous conditions that are potentially habitable for acidophilic organisms. Jarosite can provide envi...

A comparison among three different apheretic techniques for treatment of hyperbilirubinemia.

Liver failure is associated to high mortality due to the accumulation of protein-bound metabolites, such as bilirubin, not removed by conventional hemodialysis. Different methods can efficiently remov...

Primordial clays on Mars formed beneath a steam or supercritical atmosphere.

On Mars, clay minerals are widespread in terrains that date back to the Noachian period (4.1 billion to 3.7 billion years ago). It is thought that the Martian basaltic crust reacted with liquid water ...

A Method for Choosing the Best Samples for Mars Sample Return.

Success of a future Mars Sample Return mission will depend on the correct choice of samples. Pyrolysis-FTIR can be employed as a triage instrument for Mars Sample Return. The technique can thermally d...

Validation of the MARS (Medical Admission Risk System): A combined physiological and laboratory risk prediction tool for 5- to 7-day in-hospital mortality.

The MARS (Medical Admission Risk System) uses 11 physiological and laboratory data and had promising results in its derivation study for predicting 5 and 7 day mortality.

Clinical Trials [307 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...

Discovery Elbow Multi-Center Prospective Study

The purpose of this prospective clinical trial is to document the performance and clinical outcomes of Biomet Discovery Elbow.

Companies [1292 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

MaRS Discovery District

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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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