YSpace is York University’s newest community innovation hub located at the heart of Downtown Markham. We help build great companies by connecting them with high-end equipment, access to capital and a network of influencers and entrepreneurs. We are creating a vibrant physical hub that encourages creativity and bridges the gap between large enterprises and startups within the York Region [...]
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.
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
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.
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 [...]
The Hatchery serves University of Toronto students looking to start an entrepreneurial venture by providing an ecosystem of resources and relationships to turn your brilliant idea into a viable business.
Techno is an elite program for scientists and engineers who want to create technology-based companies. Starting only with scientific expertise, these entrepreneurs are guided by experts to learn by doing, building their companies in the process. Techno is about actual company creation. It has led to more than 60 new start-up companies in the physical sciences’ sector, aimed at [...]
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 [...]
The Impact Centre strives to bring science to society. The Impact Centre is a place to connect with exceptional research, talent, innovative companies, and government to create products and services that benefit society.
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.
TribalScale Venture Studios is a new model for corporate innovation labs. A model predicated on partnership, and a model that leverages innovation from both inside and outside of an enterprise. To truly achieve sustained innovation, enterprises need to leverage the smarts and hustle of great entrepreneurs, and they need strong platforms and processes from partners like TribalScale. We are targeting [...]