We are dedicated to further developing entrepreneurship in the community through our initiatives. These include our co-development lab; which pairs students and clinicians, our graduate and undergraduate internships for credit, and our volunteer opportunities.
Our seamless integration with the DMZ, the number one business incubator in North America, connects Biomedical Zone entrepreneurs to a highly cultivated, technology-driven network of industry influencers in business development, investment finance, government, and academia. This includes direct interaction with Ryerson Futures Inc., a startup accelerator and investment fund.
The Biomedical Zone is a member of Ryerson University’s Zone Learning Community, a hub of innovation that focuses on providing driven entrepreneurs from various disciplines the support and resources to develop sustainable, commercially viable business models.
What We Offer
The Biomedical Zone is a physician-led, hospital-based health technology incubator in downtown Toronto. Our supportive, dynamic environment allows entrepreneurs to engage with like-minded innovators, while accessing dedicated clinical expertise and entrepreneurial resources from our partnerships with Ryerson University, the DMZ, Ryerson Futures Inc., and St. Michael’s Hospital. The Biomedical Zone offers the resources needed to accelerate product development from early prototype stages to commercialization. Our aim is to create scalable, sustainable healthcare solutions with global reach.
The Biomedical Zone is located in St. Michael’s Hospital at the Keenan Research Centre.