Comments on Funding:
Funding will take the form of SAFE (simple agreement for future equity). UTEST will invest up to $150,000 in select companies. Access to follow-on investment of up to $500,000 through TIAP is also possible.
Applicants must be companies with one or more founders affiliated with the University of Toronto, who are:
Since 2020 UTEST has accepted applications from UofT-affiliated hospitals. Please ensure an invention disclosure form has been submitted to your host institution’s technology transfer office and they are aware of your UTEST application
Applicants must apply online.
Other Things to Note:
Applications for UTEST’s 2022 Cohort are now closed.
Applications open online at the beginning of April each year with a deadline of early June.