OBIO Business Development Skills Program Accepting Applications Until May 28 April 30, 2021 OBIO’s Business Development Skills Program provides funding to scaling companies of all sizes to increase their business development bench strength – application deadline is Friday May 28, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. Submissions received after this date will be considered on a rolling basis. The program supports companies as they build and enhance critical capabilities in-house by providing mentorship and training for key team members. With OBIO’s health science industry support, employers will be more successful securing ‘sticky’ capital from global investors to grow their businesses and create new jobs. Our goal is for health science companies to grow in Ontario, stay in Ontario and be leaders in the global market. OBIO’s Business Development Skills Program will provide training for roles at the heart of intellectual property commercialization, including: business development strategic planning finance and fundraising negotiations manufacturing supply chain hiring scaling clinical development Successful applicants will receive financial, advisory and networking support. Financial support must be used to provide skills training and mentorship to employees and/or senior management in areas related to intellectual property commercialization. OBIO will deliver workshops and events with subject matter experts to provide additional skills training for participants. The program will run from June 2021 to March 2022. Please refer to the Business Development Skills Program page for further details.