Working with partners to catalyze, accelerateand amplify innovationEmerging Leaders NetworkDon Duval, Vice President, MaRS...
1.  Provide an overview of MaRS, our mandate, and    the programs we offer to meet the needs of our    entrepreneurial com...
MaRS is a non-profit innovation centre connecting science,technology and social entrepreneurs with business skills,network...
Competing is one thing…  Winning      is another!
How do we                                  Compete?At	  an	  average	  of	  only	  3.3	  people	  per	  square	  km,	  Can...
Our hub cities are                            Isolated                         Edmonton            CalgaryVancouver       ...
Memory at Work      Understanding the driver of                                                                           ...
As part of the Ontario Network of ExcellenceMaRS acts as Toronto’s Regional Innovation Centrewhile delivering key provinci...
The importance ofHistory and       Place
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DiscoveryDetails inNotes Part ofSlide
Phase I"           Phase II"
Discovery District   Financial District   Creative & Arts District                                                        ...
Our National Competitive                    Advantages  Healthy Economy  Strong Resource Base   Livable Communities  Stron...
Source: 2thinknow Consultancy, 2011!                                 Pg 16
Source: Startup Genome Report, 2012!                              Pg 17
Exceptional Research and         Academic Institutions       Source: QS – World University Rankings, by Peer Review, 2011,...
Source: Multiple; presented by David Naylor at the Toronto Board of Trade, 2012
Source: Multiple; presented by David Naylor at the Toronto Board of Trade, 2012
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Improving Commercialization    Building Next GenerationOutput from Academe           Startups                             ...
Licensing & Industry  Co-development !                                                   Start-ups!                       ...
Business   Advice                   Education                   Access    and                    and Insight              ...
Memory at Work                                                                     Information Technology,                ...
Our role in Reshaping Innovation   Systems  MaRS EXCITE"        MaRS Centre for 
                      Impact Investing"  ...
 	  Systems	                                                   Transforma9on	  Impact                            Growth	  ...
Don DuvalVice PresidentMaRS Discovery Districtdduval@marsdd.comTwitter: don_duvalSpeakerfile: don.duval
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This presentation provided an overview of MaRS and the critical role the organization plays in working with partners to catalyze, accelerate, and amplify innovation across Canada. Given the target audience, the focus was primarily on discussing the Greater Toronto Area ecosystem and the corresponding attributes that make Toronto one of the best cities in the world to support innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization. The presentation was given at the June 2012 Toronto Homecoming Emerging Leaders Conference in Toronto.

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Don Duval - The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Toronto - Emerging Leaders Network

  1. 1. Working with partners to catalyze, accelerateand amplify innovationEmerging Leaders NetworkDon Duval, Vice President, MaRSJune 9th, 2012
  2. 2. 1.  Provide an overview of MaRS, our mandate, and the programs we offer to meet the needs of our entrepreneurial community2.  Discuss the city of Toronto and the attributes that make it one of the best cities in the world to drive and support innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization3.  Provide an opportunity to address any questions you may have 2
  3. 3. MaRS is a non-profit innovation centre connecting science,technology and social entrepreneurs with business skills,networks and capital MaRS helps entrepreneurs start and grow Mission successful new companies, creating the jobs of tomorrow Who we Early stage science and technology ventures Serve and innovative social purpose businesses Measure of Job and wealth creation for the economy Success 3
  4. 4. Competing is one thing… Winning is another!
  5. 5. How do we Compete?At  an  average  of  only  3.3  people  per  square  km,  Canada  has  one  of  the  lowest  popula;on  densi;es  in  the  world  
  6. 6. Our hub cities are Isolated Edmonton CalgaryVancouver Saskatoon Québec City Halifax Ottawa Winnipeg Montréal Waterloo London Hamilton Toronto 6
  7. 7. Memory at Work Understanding the driver of Job Creation Only…! 4-10%! " of new companies 
 become high-growth firms.! " But the top…! 1%! in any given year generate roughly 40% of new jobs.! 5%! " " in any given year generate roughly 66% of new jobs.! 7 "High-Growth Firms and the Future of the American Economy, Kaufmann Institute, 2011 "
  8. 8. As part of the Ontario Network of ExcellenceMaRS acts as Toronto’s Regional Innovation Centrewhile delivering key provincial programs such asthe Investment Accelerator Fund, SiG at MaRS,ReSRC, and the Business Accelerator Program 8
  9. 9. The importance ofHistory and Place
  10. 10. 10
  11. 11. DiscoveryDetails inNotes Part ofSlide
  12. 12. Phase I" Phase II"
  13. 13. Discovery District Financial District Creative & Arts District Gardiner Museum of Ceramic ArtRoyal Conservatory of Music Royal Ontario Museum Women’s College University of Toronto The MaRS Centre UHN Toronto General UHN Princess Margaret Hospital for Sick children Mount Sinai Ryerson Toronto Rehab University Art Gallery of Ontario TIFF & OCAD Four Seasons Centre Financial District Entertainment District 14
  14. 14. Our National Competitive Advantages Healthy Economy Strong Resource Base Livable Communities Strong Education System Talented and Skilled Workforce Productive Research and Science Base Multicultural Civil Society Aging / Experienced Population 15
  15. 15. Source: 2thinknow Consultancy, 2011! Pg 16
  16. 16. Source: Startup Genome Report, 2012! Pg 17
  17. 17. Exceptional Research and Academic Institutions Source: QS – World University Rankings, by Peer Review, 2011, Canadian Universities among the top 100 worldwide 18
  18. 18. Source: Multiple; presented by David Naylor at the Toronto Board of Trade, 2012
  19. 19. Source: Multiple; presented by David Naylor at the Toronto Board of Trade, 2012
  20. 20. 21
  21. 21. Improving Commercialization Building Next GenerationOutput from Academe Startups 22
  22. 22. Licensing & Industry Co-development ! Start-ups! Single Commercialization Business Accelerator Storefront for Toronto’s for Ontario’s Emerging Academic Institutions Companies Member Institutions! Entrepreneurs from across Ontario and the country! 23
  23. 23. Business Advice Education Access and and Insight to Capital Mentorship Networks, Talent, Customers and Partners"Programs for High Growth Ventures, Policy Initiatives, and Special Projects " 24
  24. 24. Memory at Work Information Technology, Communication and Entertainment
 46%" Computational & Informational" Materials and 
 Digital Multi-Media" Advanced Manufacturing
 Hardware" Healthcare IT" 3%" Online" Software" Telecommunications" Wireless" Life Sciences 
 and Healthcare
 17%" Agriculture, Foods &Natural Products" Diagnostics &Imaging" Healthcare & Related Industries" Medical Devices" Social Purpose
 Therapeutics" " 16%" Aboriginal" Arts / Culture" Cleantech
 Education" Environment" 18%" Healthcare" Housing" Energy" International Development" Environmental" Social Services" Project Development" Social Technology" " 25
  25. 25. Our role in Reshaping Innovation Systems MaRS EXCITE" MaRS Centre for 
 Impact Investing" MaRS 
 MaRS 
 Energy Institute" Solutions Lab" 26
  26. 26.    Systems   Transforma9on  Impact Growth   Companies   Discoveries   Ideas   Community  Building   Scale 27
  27. 27. Don DuvalVice PresidentMaRS Discovery Districtdduval@marsdd.comTwitter: don_duvalSpeakerfile: don.duval

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