Ontario Genomics is pleased to announce that the Landing Pad Investment Program is now open for applications. This program seeks to provide investment and support to help Ontario-based genomics and engineering biology companies to start and scale successfully. To enable this, OG is offering support to start-ups that attend an approved International Accelerator Program and return to Ontario upon completion. The Landing Pad Investment Program partner IndieBio (San Francisco & New York), offers a minimum of $275,000 USD upon acceptance to their program, and is backed by the global venture capital firm SOSV.
- Successful applicants will receive a $100,000 investment from Ontario Genomics
- Companies will benefit from mentorship which may include: regulatory pathway assistance, global outlook and connections, understanding of export markets, business model strategy, technical development, funding and foreign investment.
- Companies can be connected to Ontario’s leading incubators and support organizations such as Velocity, Synapse, McMaster Innovation Park and Ryerson’s SDZ.
Eligibility, Guidelines and Funding
Please see the Landing Pad Investment Program webpage for information on the investment opportunity, eligibility criteria, evaluation criteria and the application process.
Britney Hess, Manager, Investment and Venture Development