Resident company VivaVax wins $50,000 CAD from the 2018 TieQuest Toronto Pitch Competition. Biomedical Zone Alumni company AceAge placed second.


The Biomedical Zone is a physician-led, hospital-based health technology incubator in downtown Toronto. Their supportive, dynamic environment allows entrepreneurs to engage with like-minded innovators, while accessing dedicated clinical expertise and entrepreneurial resources from their 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. Their aim is to create scalable, sustainable healthcare solutions with global reach.