Universities participation vital to QI’s success

Published: 18 September 2015

What can we do to revitalize our neighborhoods while propelling Montreal forward as an international hub of innovation?
...Projects led by McGill such as the Laboratory of Urban Culture and the Social Innovator Integrator Lab (SIIL) will be hosted in the Salon 1861. This project has also seen several faculties from McGill collaborate and work with each other, including the Desautels Faculty of Management, the Faculty of Agriculture in McGill’s MacDonald Campus, the School of Urban Planning, the School of Architecture, the Faculty of Music and the Faculty of Arts. This initiative has thus encouraged multidisciplinary and multi-partner involvement (within the local community) in order to launch innovative initiatives to energize the community, enrich student experience, leverage research funding and accelerate entrepreneurial activity.

Read full article: McGill Reporter, September 17, 2015

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