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Programs

Mentorship Program - Ongoing

The Mentorship Program is a face-to-face mentoring program whereby mentors, entrepreneurs, and or students are matched to establish an mentorship relationship. The program aims to ultimately establish a successful relationship that increases the chances of success of the entrepreneur in launching their new ventures. Mentors are made available to all participating in the Masters of Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship and/or iBoost Zone. Click here for a list of mentors and their bios!

The Norman Esch Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards 

The Norman Esch Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards provide financial assistance to current engineering and architectural science students with the purpose of enabling new, innovative ideas for products, inventions and technologies that are relevant to the Canadian economy now and in the future. 

The Volt Program 

Volt supports students and their faculty supervisors in taking their research from ideation to commercialization. This 10 week program runs twice a year, and equips students with the needed entrepreneurial skills to help assess the commercial viability of their research. The vision of Volt is to provide entrepreneurial education to student deep tech researchers. 

Lab2Market 

Lab2Market, external link (L2M) is the first national-level program in Canada to fund and equip graduate students and their faculty supervisors with the entrepreneurial skills needed to assess the commercial viability of their university-based research innovations. Lab2Market is run in partnership with Dalhousie University and Memorial University.