OBIO® Health to Business Bridge Program™

Supporting improved access to business-trained talent across Ontario’s health science sector

Onboarding new talent can be challenging, but it is a necessary process for growing companies. OBIO® Health To Business Bridge™ program (H2BB™) has a proven track record in bringing business trained talent up-to-speed quickly and giving them a solid footing in the fundamentals of the health science industry.

OBIO® H2BB™ offers top graduate-level, business-trained students and recent graduates, who will expand your business, marketing and/or finance strategies through market research, investor targeting, or conference preparation.

How H2BB™ Works

  • OBIO H2BB candidates are pre-screened MBA and Masters-level recruits with STEM backgrounds who have the business development skills to add value to your company.

  • OBIO conducts a province-wide, customized search for talent that matches what your company needs right now.

  • OBIO sources industry experts who provide interns with coaching and mentorship and lead practical workshops on health science business activities, helping the interns deliver what you need quickly.


Some Workshop Topics:

  • Business Strategies for Early-Stage Health Science Companies

  • Market Research, Segmentation and Competitive Analysis

  • Digital and Strategic Marketing

  • Financial Analysis for Decision-Making

Some Subject-Matter Experts

  • A Former Venture Capital Investor

  • A President & Founding Partner of a Management Consulting Firm

  • An Innovative Senior Financial Executive

  • A Cyber-Savvy Founder and Conversion Strategist

Supplementary OBIO® H2BB™ Resources

OBIO’s staff can help finding wage subsidy programs for H2BB interns. H2BB interns can work with a member of the OBIO team, giving them skills to use database resources such as GlobalData and PitchBook. This allows them to conduct analyses on:

  • Market Size, Trends and Competitors

  • Investors based on past investment activity

For more information, please contact us:

GAIL GARLAND | President and CEO | 416.848.6839 ext. 101 |

SEAN PEEL | Director Program Development | 416.848.6839 ext. 103 |