Unleashing Potential

The future of neurotechnology, being built in Alberta

Neuro Nexus is a multidisciplinary design competition that aims to bridge the gap between disciplines, accelerate research, and improve the translation of new ideas to impact neuroscience, neurological disorders and mental health.

What's Happening Now

How it Works

Our unique virtual hybrid innovation competition for brain science and mental health unfolds over six key stages:

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Innovator teams are now working to solve their respective challenges during this year's Design Days. They will have access to high quality workshops, top-tier mentors and state of the art makerspaces to help with the prototyping process.

This year, winning teams will receive $80k+ in awards across 3 categories

Industry

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Research

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Entrepreneurial

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Paid internships with industry partners*

•  $10,000 top prize

•  $5,000 runner-up prize

Grants for innovators in top research labs

•  $10,000 top prize

•  $5,000 runner-up prize

Seed funding for entrepreneurs*

•  $10,000 top prize

•  $5,000 runner-up prize

*awards in this cateogry can be matched by MITACS through their Accelerate and E-Accelerate programs

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innovator applications
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