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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.
The lack of venture capital in Canada has been denounced consistently in studies and think tank reports, and by the media, entrepreneurs, and even venture capitalists themselves. But while the general consensus is that Canada does not have enough venture capital, we somehow manage to rank #4 in the sale of technology companies.
How can we have too little venture capital funding but be so successful at selling companies? The answer lies in how we are funding companies and what stages we are able to fund.
by Alon Eisenstein On November 18, a mini symposium took place at the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE). Organized jointly by the Centre for the Study of Canadian and International Higher Education (CIHE), the Higher Education...
With the availability of its AZteroid, Bifender, and Fenstro products, Vive Crop Protection has been getting some great attention in the agricultural press. AgroNews recently published an interview with CCO and co-founder Dr. Darren Anderson about the company’s...
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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