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Effective Nov. 1, 2023, clients and families, visitors, vendors and staff are required to wear a mask while moving throughout the hospital, including while in elevators, in spaces where clients receive care or participate in research. A medical grade mask will be available upon entry.

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The Bloorview Research Institute has a team dedicated to increasing the impact of scientific research, innovations and technologies, to make the most meaningful and healthy futures for all children, youth and families. Our team works closely with researchers, clinicians, industry partners, entrepreneurs and funding agencies to facilitate the advancement of transformative innovations for sustainable impact.


Industry Opportunities 

Partnerships are an important aspect of scientific research and innovation. Partnerships facilitate a collaborative approach to advance the missions of both Holland Bloorview and the partnering organization to create positive change.

Ways to Partner

The BRI has partnerships with industry, non-profits, private sector companies, educational institutions, and other research organizations. We welcome partnerships in the areas of research, commercialization, and innovation. To inquire about potential partnerships, please contact us

For other ways to engage with the Commercialization Office, please review “How to Engage”.



Browse through our featured innovations below or our full innovations list here.

Invention Policy

The purpose of this policy is to enable the transfer of technologies, Inventions and Intellectual Property developed at the Hospital to practical use for the benefit of children with rehabilitation and complex cares needs and their families, both within the Hospital community and around the world. 

This policy describes:

  • The ownership of Inventions
  • The duty of Hospital staff to disclose Inventions
  • The options for commercialization of Inventions
  • The options for Inventors if the Hospital elects not to commercialize Inventions
  • The distribution of income from commercialization of Inventions.