Science For the Public Good

Welcome to Spindle


We are a consulting firm that helps academic and science-based organizations serve the public good and advance research, technological and economic opportunities. Find us in Toronto, Canada.



Academic Institutions

We help create best-in-class programs for training, research and entrepreneurship



We help deploy innovative models for improving the health and wealth of citizens



We help rationalize and evaluate investments in research and science advocacy



We help translate ideas into game changing products and services


Care Providers

We help drive excellence in care through powerful research and innovation

About Us

Spindle has helped many Canadian institutions, organizations, municipalities and jurisdictions direct their investments in research and innovation toward tangible benefits for society.

Spindle’s team brings a diverse skillset, strong relationships and connections, and extensive field expertise, that has helped to shed light on ways to foster an innovative mindset to build capability and capacity within the Canadian healthcare context.

Maureen Sullivan-Bentz

Director, Education and Learning, Healthcare Excellence Canada

Spindle is distinguished in their expertise and exceptional understanding of the health sciences domain, their approach to strategic planning, and their ability to engage across a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

Dr. Steven N. Liss

Vice-President Research and Innovation, Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University)

“Spindle’s work with us was simply exceptional and this is why we have worked with them on two separate mandates in the last six months, exceeding our already high expectations on both occasions.”

Dr. Frederic Leduc

CEO, Immune Biosolutions

“Tina and her team delivered a concise and actionable report along with a powerful tool to assess future technology disclosures. The Spindle team is knowledgeable, engaging and dead-line driven with a focus on client involvement at every stage of the program.”

Dr. Bradley W. McLean

Associate Director, Innovation & Commercialization, Brock University

“Spindle was an outstanding partner in the creation of our Research and Innovation Strategic Plan. From our first meeting through to the final product, Dr. McDivitt and her team worked side-by-side with us, providing the necessary input, the constructive feedback and the creative energy that allowed us to craft a document that will serve us well as we move our Institute forward into the future.”

Dr. Ori Rotstein


“The Spindle team exceeded our expectations with their resourcefulness and thoroughness in executing the agreed upon deliverable for this project. The strategy they devised for us was comprehensively conceived and informed by esteemed subject matter experts. We feel very confident in going forward with Spindle’s recommendations.”

Dr. Kelly Murphy

Neuropsychologist, Baycrest Health Sciences

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We Welcome Dr. Tim McTiernan

Tim is a founder and long-time member of the Canadian innovation ecosystem and we are thrilled to be able to offer his expertise, experience and wisdom for the benefit of our clients and community.

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Spindle helps academic and science-based organizations serve the public good and advance research, technological and economic opportunities.


26 Soho Street, Unit 335
Toronto, ON  M5T 1Z7



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