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Innovation Cluster

If you are an entrepreneur, or have an exciting idea for a new tech-driven business, the Innovation Cluster is definitely the place to connect! Focussing on four key sectors in cleantech, agtech, healthcare and digital, the Cluster offers a number of exciting programs and professional networks to help build local start-ups!

The services offered by the cluster to help to foster entrepreneurship skills in business basics, ideation and business planning, connections to funding, and financial management. The Innovation Cluster operates the Cube– two full service business incubators located at Trent University and in downtown Peterborough.

There are always neat opportunities to learn through the many programs offered at the Innovation Cluster:

  • FastStart is a program that provides entrepreneurial training for young entrepreneurs between the ages of 18-29.
  • E-Connect is a forum that connects entrepreneurs with accomplished mentors, investors and advisers.
  • Hands-ON is a program that offers interactive workshops with “hands on” learning opportunities designed to help youth and students explore the possibility of entrepreneurship as a career.
  • Office Hours is an entrepreneurial support program that offers one-on-one sessions for entrepreneurs to connect with knowledge partners in the community and facilitates access to expert advice, guidance and mentorship.
  • Expert in Residence connects entrepreneurs with one or more skilled mentors.

Check out the many opportunities to learn and network over the summer in the Innovation Cluster events schedule.