Lab2Market applications are now open! L2M is the 1st national-level program in Canada to fund & equip graduate students with the entrepreneurial skills needed to assess the commercial viability of their university-based research innovations
Applicants must apply in teams consisting of a(n):
- Entrepreneurial Lead (the main applicant) – is a full-time graduate student (Masters or PhD) who has developed, or is currently developing, tech-based university research. Postdoctoral Fellows are also eligible to apply within 5 years of completing their PhD.
- Technical Lead (the faculty member) – is the principal investigator (PI) for the research project. This person must be tri-council funding eligible.
- Mentor – should have experience in the research domain from an industry or business perspective. Ideally, the mentor can help the team explore the commercial potential of their research through their network and expertise in the applicant’s targeted industry. *Note, if you can not find a mentor, please indicate you need assistance in the form below. – You can still submit an application by February 14th without having a mentor.
Teams must apply with their own research, and must provide evidence that it is technically feasible.