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ICE works closely with organizations on campus and in the community to advance the Faculty of Engineering’s discoveries into the marketplace.

McGill Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Services

The Invention Development and Entrepreneurship Assistance (IDEA) Group manages the intellectual property developed at McGill University. Among their responsibilities, the team protects intellectual property through the disclosure and patenting process, negotiates technology transfer (options, licenses) agreements with industry, and markets McGill inventions to potential licensees. Managing Your Intellectual Property


MSBi Valorisation is one of the four sociétés de valorisation des résultats de la recherche universitaire du Québec (SVUs). These SVUs have benefited from the financial support of the Quebec Government since 2001 and are each focused on technology transfer. MSBi Valorisation provides capital, manpower and business sense to monetize promising technologies developed within McGill University, Université de Sherbrooke and Bishop’s University and their affiliated research centres. They help in the creation of spin-offs as well as technology opportunities ready to be licensed to existing companies. Research in Quebec

Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship

The aim of the Dobson Centre is to offer entrepreneurial education and provide resources that support and develop entrepreneurs. You’ll find a host of resources for students and entrepreneurs interested in entrepreneurship and an integrative education in management. Entrepreneurial Studies

McGill Entrepreneurs’ Society

McGill Entrepreneurs' Society, is a student-run club dedicated to promoting and celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit in McGill community and Montreal. McGill Entrepreneurs' Society

Quartier de l’innovation (QI)

By combining École de technologie supérieure’s (ÉTS) success in forming industry partnerships with McGill’s strength in basic research, we will create an “innovation ecosystem” of international standards in the heart of Montreal. This Quartier de l’innovation (QI) represents a major step toward sustainable economic, cultural, social, and educational prosperity for Montreal, Quebec and Canada. Quartier de l’innovation