GUELPH, ON – IT IS WITH PLEASURE THAT INNOVATION EXPO ANNOUNCES THEIR NEWEST INNOVATION CHAMPION SPONSOR – THE UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH.
The second annual Innovation Expo on October 3, 2019, hosted by Innovation Guelph and Bioenterprise Corporation, CELEBRATES the impactful success and growth of FedDev funded Seed Funding clients who have been supported by our two organizations since the program inception in 2016.
“The University of Guelph serves as a research and development engine, helping to create discoveries that drive innovation,” said Mickey Campeau, program manager, Innovation Guelph. “We are happy to call the University partners in this showcase of great innovation and commercial enterprise.”
The University of Guelph supports the continuum between research, innovation, and business development through the Research Innovation Office.
“Through the University of Guelph’s Accelerator Guelph program, we’re escalating the economic impact of UofG research and innovation,” said Dana McCauley, New Venture Creation lead at the UofG. Innovation Expo will give our fledgling spin out companies an opportunity to meet more advanced entrepreneurs and envision pathways for their technologies. The University of Guelph is proud to support such a meaningful celebration of commercialization and economic growth!”
Innovation Guelph (IG) Innovation Guelph is building prosperity for community well-being by providing mentorship and business support programs and services to help innovative enterprises start, grow and thrive. Innovation Guelph’s business acceleration programs are designed for high-potential start-ups, small to medium-sized enterprises and women-led businesses across southern Ontario. Innovation Guelph also serves as a one-stop point of access to Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE) programs and resources. innovationguelph.ca
Bioenterprise Corporation is a national, non-profit agri-tech commercialization accelerator, providing companies with customized, hands-on business advisory services, industry and technical expertise, and global connections. Bioenterprise collaborates with partners across Canada to help entrepreneurs bring agriculture, agri-food and agri-product innovations to market, increase revenues, attract investment and create jobs. www.bioenterprise.ca
The University of Guelph (UofG) The University of Guelph is one of Canada’s top comprehensive and research-intensive universities. Recognized as Canada’s food university. Known for its research excellence spanning many disciplines, the University of Guelph is also recognised as an innovation leader – converting fundamental discoveries into impactful innovations that truly fulfil University of Guelph’s commitment to improving life.