Bayer launches Grants4Apps Toronto

Grants4Apps Toronto, a new incubator program from Bayer, is now accepting applications for digital health solutions that will help facilitate the work of Canadian healthcare professionals and improve the lives of Canadians. Grants4AppsToronto connects digital health startups with industry experts through mentoring and coaching, financial support up to $10,000 per startup and networking opportunities. The three Grants4Apps finalists will also get office space from June 5 to October 4, 2017 at Bayer’s Canadian headquarters in Mississauga.

Grants4AppsToronto is looking for applications from startups beyond the ideation phase developing health technology or innovative solutions focusing on digital health solutions that augment the following areas of focus:

  • Cardiovascular
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oncology
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Women’s Healthcare
  • Consumer Health (pain, allergy, footcare, sun protection)
  • Companion Health (animals and pets)

The global program started in 2012 in Berlin and has expanded to seven countries. This is the first year for a Canada-specific Grants4Apps program. The program is open to legal entities based in Canada and individual Canadians who are 18 years old or older.  The Grants4AppsToronto application period opens from April 11, 2017 to April 30, 2017.

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