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NSERC I2I Lab2Market

Posted by Jaq-Lin Larder on October 25, 2021 in Research Funding

This program is delivered in partnership with the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and is an extension of the Idea to Innovation (I2I) Market Assessment Grant.

This 4-month program offers:

  • Curriculum (lectures, talks, and workshops) designed to introduce researchers to the world of entrepreneurship.
  • An advisor network (founders, industry leaders, and service providers) to help researchers through their business venture. 
  • A community of like-minded entrepreneurs.
  • $20,000 in funding to support researchers in getting their idea off the ground.
  • The opportunity for future funding through the NSERC I2I Phase I grant. 

The first cohort is scheduled to run in March 2022 with applications closing on January 5, 2022. Questions may be addressed to

More information can be found at