The annual MaRS HealthKick Innovation Challenge will be taking place as part of the RESI on MaRS conference at MaRS Discovery District on June 23, 2016!

MaRS is partnering with Life Science Nation and Johnson and Johnson Innovation to put on the first Canadian instalment of the acclaimed Redefining Early Stage Investments (RESI) health investment conference series.

RESI on MaRS will bring hundreds of early-stage investors from across the globe together to meet with fundraising CEOs from the most cutting-edge health startups in the areas of biotech, medical devices, digital health, and consumer health and wellness. Registration is now open!

Register for RESI on MaRS


Thirty ventures will also compete in the third annual HealthKick Innovation Challenge.

Prizes include:

  • First Prize: Complimentary tickets to 3 RESI Conference Series events of your choice (2 tickets per event)
  • Second Prize: Complimentary tickets to 2 RESI Conference Series events of your choice (2 tickets per event)
  • Third Prize: Complimentary tickets to 1 RESI Conference Series event of your choice (2 tickets)

If you are a MaRS Health Venture Services client and plan on attending RESI on MaRS, please contact Lily Lo at to learn how you can get a discount on tickets.

Click below to apply! Applications are open until May 20!

Apply for MaRS HealthKick Innovation Challenge