Explore your health venture or innovation idea at The Clinic - McMaster University's new home for health-related innovation exploration, project acceleration and entrepreneurial training.

The Clinic is currently accepting applications from teams and individuals for its 2020-21 cohort that runs from October 2020 - June 2021. Projects and people selected will become Clinic Residents and have access to innovation coaches, a network of mentors, market and patent databases, exclusive learning opportunities and more.

All McMaster-based clinicians, researchers, students, or entrepreneurs who are interested in developing health innovations are encouraged to apply.

In particular, The Clinic is looking for:

  • Teams or individuals who have an idea for a health-related innovation
  • Teams or individuals who have a health-related innovation project and want to accelerate its progress
  • Individuals with an idea or project and a willingness to be teamed up with our network of emerging health entrepreneurs
  • Individuals with entrepreneurial talent who want to share their skills with others as part of a health innovation team established by The Clinic

Project or idea-based applicants must demonstrate an understanding of the value proposition of their innovation or idea via the application form. Completion of entrepreneurial training, such as Health Venture Program or Innovators in Scrubs, is considered an asset.

To learn more about the opportunities and expectations of the program, please click here. If you have questions, or want to know more about The Clinic, please contact Leigh Wilson, Project Development Manager, Michael G. DeGroote Health Innovation, Commercialization & Entrepreneurship.