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Innovate UK and Innovate UK EDGE East of England are looking for up to 8 innovative companies in the Advanced Manufacturing sector to join their Global Incubator Programme with MaRS Discovery District.

Innovate UK’s Global Incubator Programme, delivered in partnership with Innovate UK EDGE, is an acceleration programme for innovative businesses to work with world-leading incubators abroad.

They are currently accepting applications for up to 8 innovative companies in the Advanced Manufacturing sector to join their programme with MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, Canada.  We would welcome applications from innovative companies who could be developing technology that enables or improves processes and productivity using additive manufacturing, industrial internet of things, digital transformation, advanced sensors, robotics, AI and VR within the advanced manufacturing sectors including food processing and agritech, automotive, aerospace, health, chemicals, cleantech, fintech and other sectors.

Why Canada and the North American market?
Canada is ranked among the top four start-up ecosystems globally and is the number one destination for entrepreneurs. Innovators working in automation, robotics, IoT, machine learning, and AI are choosing Canada. From start-ups to scale-ups, MaRS offers a range of services that help tech founders grow their companies and create meaningful innovation. MaRS works with 1,400 companies across Canada, turning breakthrough ideas into products and services with global impact. In 2019, MaRS supported ventures generated $1.23 Billion in revenue, raised $1.93 Billion in Capital, and generated more than 3,000 new positions

Who is the Global Incubator Programme for?
In order to be eligible for the Global Incubator Programme, you must be a small or medium sized company based in the UK.

How to apply:
The programme has a competitive application process where only the best applications will be successful following an evaluation process.  Those shortlisted will be interviewed by a panel and finalists will undergo financial eligibility checks.  All applications must be made online through the Innovate UK EDGE website and received no later than 12:00 on 9th July 2021.  

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