Wondering what’s under our Christmas tree? Well, for the twelve days of MaRSmas, an angel investor gave to us…
12 months of innovating – the Times Magazine recaps the year in ideas
11 CECRs excelling – MaRS Innovation receives $15M from Ottawa as one of 11 new Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research
10 tips for scrimping – ride out the economic downturn with Entrepreneur‘s ways to save for start-ups
9 groups community-building – Fast Company previews 2009’s top social enterprises
8 innovations inspiring – The Economist‘s annual Innovation Awards
7 million authors writing – MIT’s Technology Review thinks Wikipedia’s contributors redefine the meaning of truth; The Economist hands founder Jimmy Wales one of those awards
6 factoids soothing: Credit Suisse gives the FT reasons not to panic over the economy
5 million dollars financing: MaRS client Interface Biologics bucks market trends with a major investment round
4 exoplanets orbiting: planets in galaxies far away are ready for their closeups
3 gold medals gleaming: Canada finishes 14th in total medal haul at the Beijing Olympics
2 protons colliding: the Large Hadron Collider is almost operational
and a MaRSian in a red suit.
Wishing you a very merry holiday season from all of us at MaRS!