I-CUBE, on-campus accelerator for student entrepreneurs, officially opens at UTM

I-CUBE-logo-FINAL-01-300px-for-webI-CUBE, a new accelerator designed to help student entrepreneurs take a new product or process to market, opened today at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

The accelerator, housed within the Institute for Management & Innovation (IMI) in the Innovation Complex, was established with $110,000 of U of T’s $3 million in funding from the Government of Ontario through Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), a member of Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE).

“At U of T Mississauga, we are committed to creating a culture of innovation, and I-CUBE offers our student entrepreneurs the chance to brainstorm, develop viable concepts and proceed through the early stages of commercialization,” says Professor Deep Saini, vice-president of U of T and principal of U of T Mississauga. “Our students will benefit from the expertise of faculty, alumni and local industry as they learn life-long skills and develop their potential to be the next global innovation leaders.”

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