MaRS Discovery District

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The MaRS Discovery District is a WIL partner for the Business + Higher Education Roundtable (BHER).

From advisory services to connections to talent, capital, customers and more, MaRS offers a range of high-value services that help high-growth companies succeed. They support over 1,400 Canadian science and tech companies that are tackling some of society’s greatest challenges, providing them with tailored resources at every stage of their growth, from startup to scale-up. MaRS focuses on the four sectors — cleantech, health, fintech and enterprise software — where the potential is greatest to build high-impact companies that strengthen the economy.

This partnership between BHER and the MaRS Discovery District will help prepare engineering students for the world of work through the  Technological Stewardship Practice (TSP). In this work-integrated program, students will have the opportunity to participate in micro-placements, interdisciplinary research-based internships, and consulting based WIL opportunities.

For more information about the MaRS Discovery District, visit their website: https://www.marsdd.com/.