Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship

Using AI to help railroads save fuel, cut greenhouse emissions

18 Nov 2020

After stint as nursing-home orderly, Engineering student wins top prize in start-up competition

Sustainably grown, pesticide-free produce for Canadians

18 Nov 2020

McGill grads launch indoor farming start-up to supply locally grown greens year-round

Dobson Centre explores the future and emergent technologies

Published: 25Oct2017

On October 18, the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship hosted its third workshop of the fall season, which focused on the technological innovations that are shaking up the business world....

McGill-Notman partnership takes McGill startups one step further

Published: 11Oct2017

Established under the McGill Innovation Collective, the McGill-Notman partnership offers short-term residencies to startup cofounders affiliated with McGill either as students, alumni, or as staff...

McGill X-1 Accelerator: seventh week at a glance

Published: 2Aug2017

Week seven of the McGill X-1 Accelerator was all about two things: Announcing a transformative $2 million gift from the John Dobson Foundation, and setting up for the upcoming Demo Days.

McGill X-1 Accelerator: third week at a glance

Published: 29Jun2017

For week 3 of the McGill X-1 Accelerator, the theme was Business Models and Startup Financials. Podlegal’s Philippe-Olivier Daniel got the ball rolling by telling participants to go for a...

2016 McGill Dobson Cup winners eye US expansion

Published: 14Jun2017

From winning first place for Social Enterprise track in the 2016 McGill Dobson Cup to an upcoming US tour with an eye towards expansion, McGill alumni Chloe Chow (BSc’15) and Sarah Fennessy know...

McGill startup lab


Introducing the very first McGill Startup Lab! Every Monday and Tuesday 12:00 – 3:00 PM, any entrepreneur can come into the Research Commons (in McGill's Redpath Library building) and work on their...

McGill X-1 Weekly Recap Series | Week 7

Published: 28Jul2016

Can you believe Week 7 has already passed? Its incredible how quickly our startups are nearing their McGill X-1 Accelerator graduation and we can’t wait to celebrate!...


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