MaRS Solutions Lab


Created in 2013, the MaRS Solutions Lab is a public and social innovation lab that brings together governments, foundations, corporations, non-governmental organizations, academia, and the greater community to help unravel complex problems from the citizen’s perspective. They collaborate with users and stakeholders to develop, prototype, and scale new solutions, and create opportunities to learn how to change the systems that help us thrive in the 21st century.

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A Foundation grant to the MaRS Solutions Lab will support the growth and development of the social lab approach in Canada. Foundation support will enable the MaRS Solutions Lab to increase their capacity; help to fund social lab work in Canada; and contribute to wider education and training about this approach to social innovation.

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  • 2014-2018
  • $ 1,000,000
  • Funding Type: Past Initiatives
  • Initiatives: General contributions