2019 OBIO Capital Access Advisory Program - Call for Applications

TORONTO, ONTARIO – November 15, 2018 – The Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO®), the leading advocate for Ontario’s health science industry, is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2019 OBIO Capital Access Advisory Program (CAAP®).


OBIO CAAP is a unique, industry-led initiative that provides selected high-potential Ontario health science companies with mentoring, strategic guidance and access to an expansive network of health science industry experts and investors to enhance the ability of OBIO CAAP Companies to secure financing. Through CAAP, OBIO is advancing and accelerating the development and commercialization of therapeutics, diagnostics, medical devices, and digital health products and services to benefit Ontario and global human health.

The deadline for CAAP applications is Friday, December 14, 2018 at 5:00pm EST.  You will need to download and complete a short application form & checklist, and submit a stand-alone non-confidential pitch deck via this link.

OBIO CAAP Eligibility

  • Companies focused on developing health science products or services including but not limited to therapeutics, medical devices, diagnostics, or digital health technologies, and;

  • Enterprises that have already raised initial capital and are committed to raising a post-seed round of financing in the next 12 to 18 months.

Application Process

  1. Download the CAAP application form & checklist here.

  2. Follow instructions carefully, complete the form & checklist, and make sure all items on the checklist are addressed by your stand-alone non-confidential PowerPoint pitch deck.

  3. Submit your PowerPoint pitch deck and application form & checklist here.

OBIO CAAP Information Session

  • An information session for companies that want to apply to OBIO CAAP was held on December 6th, 2018 at 12:00pm EST. Click here for the slides and here for the webinar recording.

  • For additional information or questions, please contact Klaus Fiebig.

About CAAP

OBIO has received investment from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) for CAAP. Via this program, participating companies are eligible for funding in the form of a grant. OBIO also receives funding from Ontario’s Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade for CAAP.