You're invited to experience world leading
science & technology, right in your own backyard!

The Greater Toronto Area is host to some of the most cutting edge science and technology research in the world. From the discovery of stem cells to work on innovative lasers, amazing developments have happened here. Come and see for yourself! From kids to grandparents, we invite curious folks of all ages to visit, learn and explore the exciting opportunities in science and technology in Canada. Meet the people who make it all happen, and encourage the next generation to discover the possibilities of a future.


This all-day FREE event has something for everyone!


Get guided tours around some of the state-of-the-art research labs in the Greater Toronto Area, and participate in fun, interactive and family-friendly activities.

Café Scientifique (Targeting ages 19+)

Coming to a pub near you! This will be an extension of the popular series of public lectures hosted by the Ontario Science Centre. Participate in lively discussions with top scientists in an intimate environment.

Malls of Science (For kids of all ages!)

We bring the science to you. While visiting your local mall, look for the interactive displays hosted by Scientists in School and take part in the hands-on activities and demonstrations.

Notable quotes about Science Rendezvous...
"Science and technology are around us all the time in everything we do," said Mayor David Miller. "Toronto has become a centre of excellence for this important sector and the contribution of this industry is helping make Toronto a liveable city. Their commitment to better our lives and help make Toronto a science hub demonstrates the vision of the institutions that have chosen Toronto their home. I encourage you on May 10th to visit an event near you to see science in action and meet the scientists of today and tomorrow."

As Canada's Minister of Industry, I am very aware that, if we want to maintain a strong economy, we need to capitalize on scientific discoveries and technological advances. By doing so, I believe we will be well positioned to seize the extraordinary potential of our great country to be a positive force in the world. Visitors to "Science Rendezvous" will get an insider's view of the important - and sometimes dazzling - science that is happening right here in Toronto."
---The Honourable Jim Prentice, Minister of Industry

Science Rendezvous offers Torontonians a chance to see first-hand the breadth of science and technology innovation taking place right across the city. With a heritage that brought the world insulin and stem cells, Toronto's scientists are today demonstrating global leadership in fields as diverse as biotechnology and digital media. The Ministry of Research and Innovation is proud to help showcase their talents, ideas and ground-breaking research.
---Minister Wilkinson, Minister of Research and Innovation