Baylis Medical Capstone Design Awards

Funded by Baylis Medical Company Inc.


Student groups enrolled in the Faculty of Engineering’s fourth-year Capstone Design project. The awards are open to student groups from all departments within the Faculty of Engineering, undertaking a project with a biomedical focus.  Winning student groups may have the opportunity to consult with industry mentors from Baylis Medical Company if they have specific questions.


Each term, three awards, valued at $2,000 each, will be provided to student groups undertaking a Fourth-Year Capstone Design Project in any program in the Faculty of Engineering. The award funds will be divided equally among the winning team members. 

Application deadline

4A Fall (for 4A teams currently enrolled in Fall term): October 11, 2019; pitch date: tbd

4A Spring (for 4A teams currently enrolled in Spring term): May 29, 2020; pitch date: tbd

Application selection process

  • Interested student groups apply by completing the Application Form.
  • A Faculty of Engineering selection panel will review all applications, invite a short-listed number of student groups to pitch their project idea to the panel and determine the winning groups in June and October.

Past Recipients

About Baylis Medical Company Inc.

Baylis Medical is a world leader in the development and commercialization of high-performance cardiology devices that help physicians deliver life-changing therapies to patients. Headquartered in Canada, and with offices world-wide, our clinical solutions have been Improving the Lives of People Around the World for over 30 years. Baylis President Kris Shah is a University of Waterloo alumnus (BASc, Electrical Engineering, 1986).