Canadian banknotesLab2Market offers $15,000 in funding to help commercialize university-based research.

Session to offer info on commercializing research

A session Monday, Jan. 20, will provide information on the research commercialization program Lab2Market, which funds and equips graduate students and their faculty supervisors with the entrepreneurial skills needed to assess the market viability of their university-based innovations.

With the direct involvement of the faculty member, the program takes the graduate student through a rigorous curriculum that provides the resources, training, and guidance needed to take their research from lab to market.

The first cohort, scheduled to run in May 2020, will be delivered by Ryerson University and service Southern Ontario universities; applications will close on Jan. 31.

The UWindsor info session, hosted by the Office of Research and Innovation Services and the Entrepreneurship Practice and Innovation Centre, will run 3 to 5 p.m. Register on the EPICentre website.

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