Access Press Release

Guelph, ON, March 26, 2018 – Innovation Guelph is pleased to meet the demand for increased flexible office space for clients with their move to 361 Southgate Drive, Guelph ON effective April 1, 2019.

The new, welcoming space provides cost-effective hot desks and co-location opportunities with flexible meeting rooms for the startups and small to medium-sized companies that work with Innovation Guelph. The space also has the potential for future installation of a wet lab for science-based companies. The new address, off the Hanlon Parkway in Guelph, is more centrally located for clients and offers much more parking than their current location.

“Our goal is to provide small and developing businesses with the environment they need to accelerate their growth, from startup through scale up,” said Anne Toner Fung, executive director, Innovation Guelph. “We are grateful that it was made possible through the generous and substantial support of one of our long-term clients who has chosen to give back.”

Looking to support the ecosystem that supported their early growth, Mirexus will contribute portion of Innovation Guelph’s occupancy costs for three years, making this expansion possible.

“Support from Innovation Guelph accelerated a major project that established our credibility in the global marketplace and set us on a path for growth,” said Phil Whiting, Mirexus President and CEO. “We are happy to be able to pay it forward!”

Innovation Guelph has established the new location with their clients’ interests at the forefront, ensuring a vibrant and practical space that supports innovation and collaboration. An official open house will take place in late spring.

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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 business support programs and services across the province. www.innovationguelph.ca

For more information:

Anne Toner Fung, Executive Director, Innovation Guelph
anne.fung@innovationguelph.ca 519-265-4495

Phil Whiting, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc.
pwhiting@mirexus.com 519-829-1221