Mastering Product Manufacturing (4-Part Session)

January 15, 2024

Hosted by MaRS Discovery Group

In this workshop, we'll guide you through a comprehensive exploration of the intricacies of Product Manufacturing. You'll delve into the essential steps required to craft a robust Manufacturing Strategy tailored to your business's unique needs. Whether you're gearing up for in-house production or considering outsourcing options, this workshop is your compass to navigate the manufacturing landscape.

Workshop Schedule*

  • January 15, 2024, 9:00am - 11:00am
  • January 17, 2024, 9:00am - 11:00am
  • January 22, 2024, 9:00am - 11:00am
  • January 24, 2024, 9:00am - 11:00am

*Please note that this is a 4-part session, and each session is 2 hours long. Attendance is required for all sessions.

Key Takeaways:

  • Forge Your Lean Start Manufacturing Path: Unearth the secrets of lean manufacturing, enabling you to optimize efficiency and minimize waste right from the start.
  • Manufacturing Strategy Blueprint: We'll provide you with a ready-to-use Manufacturing Strategy template tailored to your new product. This blueprint will serve as your guiding light, ensuring your manufacturing journey is both strategic and structured.
  • Navigate Vendor Landscape: Gain a comprehensive grasp of supplier options at various production scales. Discover potential manufacturing vendors capable of transforming your concepts into tangible products.
  • Mastery of Quality Control and Beyond: Delve into the realms of quality control, packaging, forecasting, and bill of materials preparation. Learn the art of balancing precision with innovation to craft products that exceed expectations.

Who should attend?

  • Founders looking to elevate their understanding of product manufacturing strategies
  • Ventures planning to do their own manufacturing or for those planning to outsource all manufacturing or some combination of the two.
  • Ventures that have a prototype/ beta or minimum viable product (MVP), but also have a team, some customer validation, and some traction.
  • Only available to Regional Innovation Centre (RIC) clients. Please contact your RIC contact for more information.

Please note that to benefit from the peer-to-peer nature of these sessions, all attendees are expected to engage and remain for the full session.


In order to take advantage of this program, we require participants to give a deposit of $25. This deposit is fully refundable ONLY upon completion of the post-session survey following each session within 5-7 days of the last session. Given the intimate nature of this workshop, and because the success of each session relies on the attendance of ventures, we use the deposit to ensure that ventures will attend when they sign up.

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