University of Toronto Resources

U of T Entrepreneurship is the hub of the entrepreneurial ecosystem at U of T. Find out about:

Innovations & Partnerships Office is the technology transfer office for the University of Toronto.

U of T Entrepreneurship Library is another important resource when working with University IP, market research, and events.

Other Resources for Start-ups

Centres of Excellence in the Commercialization of Research ( CECR’s ) help bridge the gap between innovation and commercialization. The centres adopt different models to best serve the commercialization needs of their sector; acting as investors, incubators or service providers.

U of T is a member of the CECR’s listed below but has access to many others.

Regional Innovation Centres ( RICs ) provide specialized assistance in 18 regions across the province to accelerate start-up and growth of entrepreneurial talent and globally competitive, innovative companies with value-added advice, access to capital, market intelligence, mentoring, and peer- networking programs. U of T entrepreneurs often access the resources of our local RICs.

IP Education & Training Programs

In addition to University of Toronto’s IP Education Program, the following education and training programs are also available to educate you in IP:

Common Innovation Funding & Grants

General Awards and Investor Groups

Government of Canada Awards and Funding 

Awards for Ontario Entrepreneurs

Industry-Specific Opportunities

Funding for Initiatives in Social Innovation

Women in Innovation Funding