Andrew Haller

Advisor, Venture Growth

Andrew wears many hats across the innovation ecosystem. In addition to joining ventureLab as a Medical Device Advisor, he is the Entrepreneur in Residence for U of T’s Medicine By Design program, where he is supporting the commercialization of technology in regenerative medicine and cell and gene therapy from the University and the surrounding hospitals and a Venture Partner at LaunchIt Ventures. He comes from a science background having a PhD in Molecular Pharmacology from Roswell Park Cancer Institute and doing a short post-doc at UHN which is how he found his way to Canada. Andrew started his industry career bouncing around the innovation ecosystem, most recently at Clinical Trials Ontario, where he built an extensive clinical site network of over 400 sites across Canada and helped biotech, medical device, and digital health companies find clinical partners to run trials and pilots. His combined experience in the industry, clinical, and scientific worlds has led to an appointment in the Faculty of Medicine at UofT, where he guest lectures on topics like drug development, biotech landscape, and entrepreneurship.