Hamilton Ecosystem to Accelerate & Leverage Trials of Health Innovation (HEALTHI)


Leverage up to $15,000 in funding to work directly with the Research Administration groups at Hamilton Health Sciences or  St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton to create the pre-trial protocols and documents required to undertake a commercialization project or clinical trial in one of Canada’s leading research hospitals.


Who Should Apply

  • Canadian-based life science companies
  • Working on an innovative technology at TRL-6 (or above)
  • Demonstrated commitment to commercializing innovation with a clear clinical application
  • Interest in undertaking a clinical trial or collaborative project with a research hospital


HEALTHI Program Guide

Please review the HEALTHI Program Guide link below prior to starting your application.

HEALTHI Program Guide – July 2021

List of Approved HEALTHI Companies

Have a question? Contact us:

Alex Muggah | Director |  905.667.2606 | [email protected]

Start your HEALTHI Application Here



Synapse Life Science Consortium is a partnership of the major life science organizations in Hamilton, including the hospitals, University, College, private companies, representing 25,000 employees. Synapse is meant to be a concierge and advocate for the community – with a focus on supporting efforts to commercialize health innovation.

HEALTHI Partners