Proteus logoA party Nov. 20 in the EPICentre will launch the Proteus Innovation Competition.

Party to launch innovation competition

An event next week in the Entrepreneurship Practice and Innovation Centre (EPICentre) will launch a competition that challenges accelerate the commercialization process of discoveries coming out of Ontario institutions.

The Proteus Innovation Competition challenges participants to create a commercialization plan for a technology developed by Ontario researchers. Successful teams have the chance to win one of three prizes of $5,000 and the opportunity to be involved in the eventual commercialization, including a possible spin-off company.

The introductory launch is set for 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20. Find more details and a registration form on the EPICentre website.