We leverage the expertise and resources of universities to create real products and solutions for our clients. Our core competencies are in the natural sciences and engineering.
We catalyze university research to create long-term impact for our industry clients. We accelerate research to market!
The Impact Centre nurtures the creation and growth of student-led start-ups that are developing innovative products and services rooted in the natural sciences and engineering.
We provide training to help graduate students, recent graduates, and researchers transform their discoveries into real products and services that benefit society.
While many commentators claim that Canada lags behind the United States in its ability to innovate, we found no evidence of this in our recent study on corporate culture. While these results may appear inconsequential, they allow us to eliminate a potential cause of Canadian innovation problems by highlighting the similarities in the Canadian and American beliefs about a culture of innovation.
by Dr. Richard McAloney The most enjoyable part of all of our training programs is in guiding students to tell the story behind their vision. Watching students bring their science to society is exciting and a core mission behind the Impact Centre. And we have had a...
Techno alumnus Braze Mobility recently made it to the finals of the AGE-WELL Pitch Competition. Dedicated to emerging ideas, products, and startups in the technology and aging space with a focus on dementia, the event featured ten finalists from across Canada...
Science, engineering and commercialization expertsTransforming research into real products and industry solutions
The Impact Centre not only provides us a physical space and equipment to work, but also they provide us professional advice. They are the first people we share our achievements and failures. We feel more confident since we know there are people at the Impact Centre that we can trust them and ask for support.Neda Ghazi