Heather Pratt

exterior, Entrepreneurship Practice and Innovation Centre

Virtual Session to Highlight EPICentre's Collaborations

Wen Teoh, Director of EPICentre and Prof. Myra Tawfik, Don Rodzik Family Chair in Law and Entrepreneurship and Distinguished University Professor Faculty of Law will be presenting in the session titled “Legal-Ease: The Intersection of IP Education and Entrepreneurship” at the 40th CCSBE virtual conference on October 21st. The session will be moderated by Heather Pratt, Executive Director of Research and Innovation.

The session will highlight the innovative ways EPICentre has collaborated with academics at the Faculty of Law, industry partners and the regional innovation eco-system to provide legal support to entrepreneurs, instill intellectual property knowledge in students and entrepreneurs while providing experiential learning opportunities to law students earning their course credit. The Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (CCSBE) is a membership-based organization comprising of academics, researchers, educators, practitioners, community members and policy makers dedicated to advancing and supporting small business and entrepreneurship. This year, the annual conference focuses on diverse and inclusive approaches to advancing entrepreneurship and driving economic and social recovery across sectors and countries – and adopts a comparative and international perspective in addressing topics related to entrepreneurship, innovation and technology.

The Ambassador Bridge is pictured from Windsor at sunset.The Windsor-Essex Automobility Cluster: Academic Partnership Initiative will kick off at 9 a.m. on Oct. 16.

​Forum to set standard for automobility collaboration

A forum Friday will bring together interested academics to determine objectives and guidelines for focusing research, technical training, curriculum development, lab orientation, and funding applications on solving economic and social mobility challenges in Windsor-Essex.

Running from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 16, it will be the inaugural event for the Windsor-Essex Automobility Cluster: Academic Partnership Initiative, a collaboration among the University of Windsor, St. Clair College, and the Windsor Essex Economic Development Corporation.

The forum will explore how to: