New Venture Creation

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New Venture Creation Services and Programs

The Research Innovation Office is the place to come if you’re looking to take your research-based business to the next level. If you have a dream to create and grow a research based business, the commercialization programs and services offered through the New Venture Creation Team can help you realize it with practical, hands-on workshops and mentorship.

These supports guide researcher-affiliated teams to test and build successful, sustainable enterprise to push their ideas to commercialization. Teams will explore an invention’s market feasibility, develop solid business foundations and acquire the executive leadership skills necessary to scale ideas born in research into highly valued products and services.

For more information about New Venture programs and supports, please contact

We also offer successful business people great opportunities to support the next generation of game-changing Canadian entrepreneurs who are part of the research ecosystem. 

Building a sustainable enterprise from research results takes time, effort, collaboration and help from experts and those who have grown businesses in the past. That’s we are always on the lookout for opportunities for new entrepreneurs to mix with seasoned veterans in a network that’s mutually supportive and focused on growth. Together, let's strive for excellence in building companies that offer highly valued, research-based products and services that are innovative on a global basis.

Potential mentors, instructors and investors are also invited to express interest by contacting

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