Research & Training Funding

Kick-Start Stage 2: Application Materials

The Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine (OIRM) and C3i Center Inc. are on a mission to make it easier for Ontario’s regenerative medicine (RM) sector to thrive. OIRM and C3i are partnering with the BioInnovation Fund, Bloom Burton & Co., Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization and Versant Ventures to ensure these made-in-Ontario technologies get the strategic support they need to succeed.

A full program guide and all necessary application documents can be downloaded by clicking here (.zip file).

Note: The NOI submission deadline has passed (Stage 1). Only those who submitted an NOI are eligible to submit a full application to Kick-Start.

Key dates:

Stage 2: Program Guidelines and Application
– Program Launch: Monday, April 5th, 2021
– Program Webinar: Thursday, April 8th, 2021
– Application Deadline: Mon, June 7th, 2021

Submissions will be reviewed throughout the summer toward a funding announcement in mid-September, 2021.

Feb 01, 2022 Kick-Start Innovation Program Selects Inaugural Incubator Companies

Jan 19, 2022 Urgent Appeal to The Government of Ontario: Now is the Time to Support Regenerative Medicine

Jan 06, 2022 Ontario-Made Innovation Takes on COVID-19

Jan 06, 2022 Fast Five: Meet Dr. Boris Hinz

Dec 01, 2021 OIRM Chair and Scientific Director Pen OpEd in Research Money Journal

Oct 25, 2021 OIRM and Octane Showcase Ontario RM Innovation for Minister of Colleges and Universities

Oct 06, 2021 Breaking Through on Made-in-Ontario Stem Cell Treatments

Oct 05, 2021 Fast Five: Meet Dr. Marjorie Brand

Aug 04, 2021 Lines of Sight: Biomaterials Deliver Cells to Treat Ocular Disease

Aug 04, 2021 Fast Five: Meet Dr. James Ellis