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34 Food & Beverage

18 Sustainability & Cleantech

34 Health & Biotech

16 Services & Consulting

25 AI & Hardware

14 Education & SciComm

These numbers reflect our current and alumni startups. The scope of some startups may fall under multiple categories, and is represented in each respective category.

 

Current

Alumni

C-fu FOODS utilizes novel food science processes to advance insect based foods. Our processes yield products that provide platforms for chefs and brands to express their artistry and passion for innovative, sustainable, and nutritious foods. There are over 1900 known edible species of insects, and C-fu FOODS is able to work with the majority them.

https://cfufoods.wordpress.com/, external link

At Blade, we supply tailored, state-of-the-art indoor air quality solutions that meet the highest industry standards. Healthy air is the next frontier in public health, and the need to manage it will never go away. We believe indoor spaces can make our lives better, and if you share that belief, we're your partner

https://www.bladeair.com/, external link

At Chinova Bioworks, we are transforming the food and beverage industry with a natural, clean-label shelf-life extender extracted from white-button mushrooms.

Using an eco-friendly process, we have extracted a natural fiber from White Button mushrooms to create Chiber™, a natural and clean-label ingredient that improves quality, freshness and shelf-life encouraging healthier long-lasting products, increased customer satisfaction, and reduced food waste.

https://www.chinovabioworks.com/, external link

Daydream is a refreshing and sparkling blend of wellness, perfect for enhancing every moment. With no sugar, caffeine, or artificial ingredients, our adaptogens uninterruptedly work with the bodies endocrine system. Think of us as healthier and more mindful choice to improve mood, and balance the mind and body.

https://drinkdaydream.com/, external link

The Food Innovation Hub (FIH) was inspired by students attending the APE International Design Thinking Bootcamp. It is a collaboration between REI, the Science Discovery Zone (SDZ), Future Food Institute (FFI), University of Bologna and University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. The goal is to be a lightning rod for food-related innovations in Toronto and leverage the strengths of Ryerson’s Food Discovery Laboratory, School of Nutrition, Nutrition and Food Degree Program, Food Communication and Nutrition Program, Centre for Studies in Food Security, Ryerson Eats and Ryerson Urban Farm.

Green Iglu is a tool being used by remote and Indigenous communities to tackle the issue of food security and improve community wellness.

https://www.greeniglu.com/, external link

Liven makes animal-free protein ingredients to help alternative protein foods elevate their texture and mouthfeel. We make protein ingredients by fermenting agriculture and food industry byproducts, enabling a circular economy.

https://livenproteins.ca/, external link

Sacraspice provides intergenerational, culturally-diverse cooking workshops that teach youth how to cook their favourite meals from scratch. We believe that it takes a community to raise a child, and we collaborate with both parents and seniors in the community to instil the passing down of food skills from generation to generation and keep ancestral connections alive.

https://www.sacraspice.org/, external link

Unleashing label-free sensing: Surface Plasmon Resonance for rapid testing.

https://www.affiniteinstruments.com/, external link

Welcome to Aorta personal training, the home of private fitness training in Dublin 4. Unlike a large gym we are dedicated to offering each client full personal attention while in the privacy of their own private gym.

Our mission is to expertly deliver one to one personal training. Our programmes are designed for you to achieve the best results in the safest and most effective way by utilising the most current and effective training techniques. Our studios are intended for use by only one client and one trainer at each time to offer you maximum privacy and an uninterrupted workout for the duration of time you are with us.

In addition to personal training we offer services that include Pilates, Golf fitness, personalised diet plans, sports massage, group training and personalised running programmes. No matter what your level of fitness or what unique goal you may have, we have something to help you achieve your fitness goals.

http://www.aortafitness.com, external link

 

Innovation journey in creating Biomaterial structures from the fusion of hyphae.

Hyphae: n. (Plural) filaments that make up the mycelium of a fungus.

https://www.instagram.com/beyondhyphae/?hl=en, external link

A lack of clinical efficacy has a key role to play in the majority of drug failures in clinical trials. At Biolnteract, we aim to bridge the gap between laboratory research and drug discovery companies involved in the development of therapies for genetic disorders. Biolnteract uses proteomics to identify the most potential drug at an early stage of preclinical studies through molecular analysis. The disease specific pre-clinical data generated by Biolnteract will empower drug-discovery companies to develop a more effective drug faster.

At Chinova Bioworks, we are transforming the food and beverage industry with a natural, clean-label shelf-life extender extracted from white-button mushrooms.

Using an eco-friendly process, we have extracted a natural fiber from White Button mushrooms to create Chiber™, a natural and clean-label ingredient that improves quality, freshness and shelf-life encouraging healthier long-lasting products, increased customer satisfaction, and reduced food waste.

https://www.chinovabioworks.com/, external link

Liven makes animal-free protein ingredients to help alternative protein foods elevate their texture and mouthfeel. We make protein ingredients by fermenting agriculture and food industry byproducts, enabling a circular economy.

https://livenproteins.ca/, external link

Whether you're stuck at home, short on time, or need to have medication delivered to a senior or another loved one, MedaKi makes it easy to order your prescriptions and OTC products from your local pharmacy.

https://medaki.ca/, external link

A student led vermicompost start-up out of the Social Venture Zone at Ryerson University. Supported by RECODE & The Faculty of Art's Eco Action.

https://www.instagram.com/microbehub/?hl=en, external link

Oxilight is a Toronto-based medical device company with a vision to improve wound care by enabling frontline health professionals to assess wound status anytime and anywhere. 

https://oxilight.ca/, external link

Our mission is to offer environmentally sustainable yoga equipment that rewilds the inner-child and inspires the imagination; all while focusing on quality and contributing to an inclusive and better world. 

https://www.scoria.ca/, external link

We're here to make Silver Yarn mainstream. NASA Astronauts & the Military uses Silver. So why not us? SixSox are Infused with Ionic+™ Silver Yarn. Silver inhibits the growth of Bacteria & Odour. We'll keep your feet & shoes smelling fresh! 

https://sixsox.ca/, external link

The human microbiome consists of trillions of bacteria living in and on your body that work together to play a fundamental role in immune function, metabolism, digestion and mood on a daily basis. At uBioDiscovery, we believe that there is no such thing as a universal healthy diet. We offer a microbiome monitoring program that provides you with a complete breakdown of the bacteria in your gut, and personalized dietary suggestions tailored specifically to your own unique community of gut bacteria.

Innovating pharmaceutical logistics by shortening gaps in the cold supply chain, especially for protection of heat-sensitive drugs against thermal fluctuations during transport and storage.

Unleashing label-free sensing: Surface Plasmon Resonance for rapid testing

https://www.affiniteinstruments.com/, external link

At Anfernee Innovative Materials Inc., we are currently developing carbon fibers to transform surfaces into conductive substrates to be used as electrodes for optoelectronic devices as a cheaper alternative to the current metal oxide electrodes. These carbon fibers are currently in the research and developmental stage using a precursor known as asphaltene.

Welcome to Aorta personal training, the home of private fitness training in Dublin 4. Unlike a large gym we are dedicated to offering each client full personal attention while in the privacy of their own private gym.

Our mission is to expertly deliver one to one personal training. Our programmes are designed for you to achieve the best results in the safest and most effective way by utilising the most current and effective training techniques. Our studios are intended for use by only one client and one trainer at each time to offer you maximum privacy and an uninterrupted workout for the duration of time you are with us.

In addition to personal training we offer services that include Pilates, Golf fitness, personalised diet plans, sports massage, group training and personalised running programmes. No matter what your level of fitness or what unique goal you may have, we have something to help you achieve your fitness goals.

http://www.aortafitness.com/about-us/, external link

A project that leverages technology and community altruism to help alleviate poverty through micro-donations and social awareness.

https://www.danaproject.org/, external link

Detect-Tech is a research-based company that is currently reinventing solar cells as dual solar cell-motion detection technology in one. Our goal is to ultimately commercialize the use of this technology and find applicable use cases for the combination of energy absorption and motion detection. Our technology is currently in the research and development stage.

Emote AI offers mental health analytics, insurance, and clinical services for e-sport athletes and teams.

https://www.emote.ai/, external link

Computer vision technology for autonomously detecting red light violations that challenges current outdated technologies being used.

At Anfernee Innovative Materials Inc., we are currently developing carbon fibers to transform surfaces into conductive substrates to be used as electrodes for optoelectronic devices as a cheaper alternative to the current metal oxide electrodes. These carbon fibers are currently in the research and developmental stage using a precursor known as asphaltene.

Arevi Consulting Inc. proposes a novel device to measure solar radiation. It will be comparable to the spectrophotometer, which is the current state-of-the-art option used for academic and industrial purposes. Our device will provide the same level of accuracy, but will also be mobile. This will allow customers to measure solar radiation from any geographic location.

Detect-Tech is a research-based company that is currently reinventing solar cells as dual solar cell-motion detection technology in one. Our goal is to ultimately commercialize the use of this technology and find applicable use cases for the combination of energy absorption and motion detection. Our technology is currently in the research and development stage.

ElerGreen is a greentech startup that seeks to use its proprietary technology of electrochemical process and device to convert chemical waste and cheaper commodity chemicals into valuable polymers and feedstocks.

https://elergreen.com/, external link

Getcleantech is a career discovery platform for recent graduates to discover and engage in the clean technology and sustainability industry.

http://www.getcleantech.com/, external link

Our technology develops interior glass coating that can serve as both an insulating barrier and an electricity producing device that helps to mitigate building energy use.

https://www.koivistomaterials.com/, external link

A student led vermicompost start-up out of the Social Venture Zone at Ryerson University. Supported by RECODE & The Faculty of Art's Eco Action.

https://www.instagram.com/microbehub/?hl=en, external link

We provide natural, customizable face masks that can be used by both, men & women. They believe that effective skincare is personalized, and that great results can be achieved without using harmful chemicals that cost the Earth. For that reason, they actively avoid the use of harsh chemicals.

https://www.instagram.com/betrueandyou/?hl=en, external link

BETOP provides testing services for conventional and innovative building materials, in addition to research and development activities at the core of their lab. The focus at BETOP is to reimagine the role of materials in the infrastructure realm particularly regarding change in building performance, indoor environmental quality and energy efficiency.

http://betoplab.com, external link

An e-commerce platform where eco-friendly home products are made accessible and affordable!

www.circleshop.co, external link

Desreen is creating a growth driven approach to branding and marketing consulting for sustainable small businesses. Desreen has stepped back from taking on new projects and is focusing on building a more refined value proposition by conducting customer research.

Fika is a social marketplace that enables beauty users to discover and book beauty services that cater to their hair texture and skin type.

https://www.fikainc.com/, external link

Getcleantech is a career discovery platform for recent graduates to discover and engage in the clean technology and sustainability industry.

http://www.getcleantech.com/, external link

Late Night Labs is a Design Thinking Lab that solves problems by playing and learning by doing. They aim to help people and organizations harness their humanity to solve real problems, explore human emotion and make dreams come true.

Whether you're stuck at home, short on time, or need to have medication delivered to a senior or another loved one, MedaKi makes it easy to order your prescriptions and OTC products from your local pharmacy.

https://medaki.ca/, external link

A place of clarity in the industry of confusion.

 

With hours of tutorials and searching through countless social media pages, finding the right product can be exhausting. Melahayz is an e-commerce platform that curates health and beauty products from SME entrepreneurs, for an individual's specific needs. Through community, we help businesses grow and assist consumers in perfecting their self-care routine.

https://melahayz.com/, external link

At Indus Space, we strive to serve and educate youth who are interested within the industry of Space and STEM-focused programs. Our highly skilled staff vie to provide the best service and aims to inspire youth to contribute towards the next generation of the Canadian STEM Workforce.

https://indusspace.ca/about/, external link

Late Night Labs is a Design Thinking Lab that solves problems by playing and learning by doing. They aim to help people and organizations harness their humanity to solve real problems, explore human emotion and make dreams come true.

Sacraspice provides intergenerational, culturally-diverse cooking workshops that teach youth how to cook their favourite meals from scratch. We believe that it takes a community to raise a child, and we collaborate with both parents and seniors in the community to instil the passing down of food skills from generation to generation and keep ancestral connections alive.

https://www.sacraspice.org/, external link

Astronaught Media Inc. is an award winning animation and film production studio in Toronto that produces original and commissioned content.

www.astronaught.media, external link

HMEC is working to remove boundaries within society and make the world an equal and a better place. We are developing smart glasses to assist early-mid-stage Alzheimer's patients with their daily routines/tasks and in seamlessly contacting their families or caregivers in cases of emergency. 

We have designed a saliva-based blood alcohol content indicator intended for commercial use. It's small, disposable, and easy-to-use. It will be readily available at pharmacies, bars, and restaurants. And we believe it can save lives.

https://spitstrips.wixsite.com/home