Health Innovation Hub (H2i) was established to create a culture and infrastructure that aligns, connects, serves and facilitates student driven translation of discoveries and ideas into problem-solving designs that impact positively on health matters.
UTIAS is a graduate studies and research institute, forming part of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto. Start@UTIAS Entrepreneurship Program was developed through a a $1 million donation to establish a new entrepreneurial incubation program at UTIAS called Start@UTIAS. The purpose of this program is to encourage and facilitate UTIAS graduate students [...]
Students at the Hub will engage in team-based activities that will deepen their understanding of innovation and the process by which ideas are designed to take shape. Students will grow through interaction with aspiring innovators across the UTSC campus, the University of Toronto overall, and the Toronto region. The Hub will guide students in finding and refining their idea and [...]
An academic hub for entrepreneurship, the University of Waterloo’s Conrad Centre develops entrepreneurial leaders through dedicated undergraduate courses, options and minors, its unique Enterprise Co-op program and its flagship Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) degree.
Based at St. Paul’s University College at the University of Waterloo, GreenHouse is Canada’s only live-in social impact incubator focused on social innovation and entrepreneurship. GreenHouse startups apply innovative approaches to pressing societal problems to create economic growth and improve the human condition.
From ideas to product development to commercialization, University of Waterloo’s Velocity program provides the knowledge, tools, space and network that startups and entrepreneurs need for success. Programs and supports include the largest free incubator in North America, a residence for entrepreneurs, science lab, workshops, mentorship programs and more. Velocity does not charge fees or take equity from startups that [...]
WatCo at the University of Waterloo helps researchers commercialize innovations by developing startups or licensing technology to existing companies. Services include intellectual property (IP) management, commercialization support and access to funding programs.
Venture for Canada is a not-for-profit organization that recruits, trains, and supports top recent graduates to work at top Canadian startups in need of talent. VFC has over 200 startup hiring partners and Fellows include a former Apple engineer, Next 36 alumni, and a Top 20 Under 20 recipient.
ventureLAB is where talented entrepreneurs get help bringing their innovations to market. We apply a unique combination of mentoring, partnering, and connecting to help pioneering entrepreneurs turn their great ideas into globally competitive businesses with successful start-up business training.
Since its inception in 2011, ventureLAB has supported over 3,000 start-ups in the fields of:
Advanced health technology
The Laurier LaunchPad is a campus-linked accelerator dedicated to help Laurier students and alumni start and scale unique and distinctive ventures across all domains and faculties.
LaunchPad Start focuses on achieving your product-solution fit through iteration and customer interviews. By the end of this part of the program, you will have confidence in whether your venture concept is viable.
We are York Region’s first makerspace, operating in the basement of Richmond Hill’s historic David Dunlap Observatory. We’re all volunteer, non-profit and member supported, with a wide variety of interests.