The University of Calgary has created Canada’s first pre-seed and seed-stage investment fund for spinoffs focused on child health. The new “UCeed” investment program also includes one of the country’s few private equity funds managed by students.
Topic: experiential learning
Rogers Communications and the University of Waterloo are partnering to build the first 5G network in central Canada, for research into 5G-related engineering, network design, applied mathematics and artificial intelligence. The partnership is part of a broader $20-million program by Rogers to invest in Canadian 5G research and development. The company has already collaborated with the…
Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship (MCE) at Memorial University in Newfoundland has ranked in the top five emerging entrepreneurship centres in the world, according to the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC). Florian Villaumé, the centre’s director, credits community support for experiential learning.