Concept works very closely with four other innovation focused partners on campus to ensure that students have access to the right resources at the right time. Learn more about each partner and their unique offerings to find out how they can best assist you on your entrepreneurial journey. Each partner has different expertise so feel free to work with as many as desired.
The Problem Lab identifies and understands important problems to create innovations with disruptive economic and social consequence. They help established organizations, newly created ventures, and aspiring entrepreneurs recognize obstacles.
The Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement is a dynamic space that is home to peace-oriented innovators, and established organizations from the region’s vibrant peacebuilding field. The common goal of advancing peace collaboratively and creatively is the lifeblood of the Centre for Peace Advancement’s unique working community
EntSoc aims to build inclusive innovation at UWaterloo by exposing students of all faculty and experience levels to the entrepreneurial ecosystem. They do this by building bridges between campus organizations and clubs, connecting students to resources, running events, and working on internal projects that fill gaps within the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
The Science Innovation Hub is the Faculty of Science’s scientific innovation and entrepreneurship support initiative. It aims to grow and uplift University of Waterloo community members interested in student-driven venture creation and translational research. This is supported through the coalescence of diverse, interdisciplinary resources across the University of Waterloo ecosystem and the dedication of community members.
GreenHouse is a social impact incubator that offers programs, opportunities and a community for students to develop problem solving skills, to form innovative ideas and make new forms of sustainable impact around social or environmental change.
The Conrad School is an immersive educational environment for entrepreneurs. Located within Canada’s most innovative university, in a region ranked among the top startup ecosystems in the world, the Conrad School is the academic engine for entrepreneurship on campus, offering programs that are entrepreneurial by design.
Do you want to make an impact, but don’t know how? The Zero Experience is your first step. Through this once-a-term program you’ll tackle problems affecting millions of people, make motivated new friends, and build an expert network to support you (no experience required)! There is no faster way to find out what you care about than The Zero Experience.
The University of Waterloo has an abundance of resources for student entrepreneurs at all levels. They have a dedicated entrepreneurship librarian that can help guide you through an extensive catalogue of helpful information including: market research, company information and reports, industry specific data and statistics, patent information, and more.