TechnoELITE ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS
You know the science, now bring it to the world.
Don’t just sit there, get building!
- Transform your science and technology into a product
- Protect your technology with effective patent and trademark strategies
- Research potential markets to understand customer’s behaviour
- Find the right market fit for your product
- Talk to potential customers
- Identify competitors
- Build business development and negotiation skills
- Build and test your business model
- Learn how to pitch your vision
Starting is hard. But growing is harder.
See your science and technology having an impact. Create a team that can realize your vision. Build a business that can compete globally.
Join the 143 teams and 76 companies from across Canada and around the world who have worked with Techno since 2010. Apply today!
Techno 2018 Program
Training Week: Monday, June 4, 2018 to Friday, June 8, 2018, 9 am–5 pm
Final Pitches: Friday, June 15, 2018
Techno applications accepted year round
Funding for Companies
The Impact Centre has helped Techno companies raise an average of $150,000* in government grants and other non-dilutive funding sources.
*Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results
Beyond Techno Training
Teams completing Techno training present a final pitch and submit a go-forward plan to Impact Centre mentors. Qualifying teams committed to building their companies are admitted as Techno Fellows and are given access to office and prototyping workspace at the Impact Centre, mentorship services, assistance in raising company funds, and year-round training seminars.
We chose Techno for three reasons that aligned with our company beliefs: their proactive approach to creating value for society, their cross-disciplinary methods, and their active networking within technology and entrepreneurship. They have been a tremendous support on all accounts.Kalin Ovtcharov
iMerciv Inc. would not be where we are today without the help of Impact Centre. From the Techno Training program that initiated our venture to the continued mentorship and support the staff have provided us, the Impact Centre has allowed us to grow as entrepreneurs The Impact Centre provides a platform to turn creative ideas into real impactful businesses.Arjun Mali
The Impact Centre nurtures entrepreneurship through its community, Techno bootcamp, and ongoing mentorship and workshops. Together, this creates the foundation from which sustainable companies can be built.Ryan Doherty