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Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Investor type Government Office


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Total investments 40
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 26
Rounds per year 0.91
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Lifestyle
  • Nanotechnology
  • Beauty
  • Product Design
  • Health Care

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1978.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), startups are often financed by Ontario Centres of Excellence, University of Waterloo, National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Ontario Centres of Excellence, University of Toronto Mississauga, Queensland University of Technology. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Ontario Centres of Excellence, National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program, IBM.

Deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The important activity for fund was in 2017. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 9 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Health Care, Education. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Suncayr

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

FemTherapeutics Inc.

3D Printing
Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Medical Device
Personal Health
$341K30 Jun 2022 Montréal, Quebec, Canada

$600K19 May 2022 Calgary, Canada

Centennial College - Crunchbase School Profile & Alumni

$4M07 Apr 2022 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada


$1M06 Apr 2022 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Aurora Hydrogen

Industrial Manufacturing
01 Jan 2022 Edmonton, Canada

SinoVeda Canada

Life Science
$160K01 Oct 2021 Edmonton, Canada


Autonomous Vehicles
Mechanical Engineering
$1M10 Jun 2021 Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

SQI Diagnostics

Health Diagnostics
13 Apr 2021 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

$900K29 Oct 2020 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada


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