Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship

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.

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...

E-Innovation bridges academia and industry

Published: 4Dec2015

What do you get when you combine the minds of three postdoctoral fellows, a PhD student, a professor, and recent, potentially profitable, research? A cutting-edge startup, of course.

Fortier calls for fostering young entrepreneurs

Published: 27Nov2015

The last Innovation Report of the Conference Board of Canada brought encouraging news for Quebec and Canada. But we can do much better, McGill Principal Suzanne Fortier told the Montreal Council on...

High tech tailor offers suit shopping convenience with curb-side fittings

Published: 15Oct2015

It's a Friday afternoon and mergers and acquisitions lawyer Giancarlo Salvo squeezes in a break at the Dentons law firm to get measured for a suit and dress shirts. He heads down to the lobby of...

Feature: Solar backpack to boost learning for poor Kenyan children

Published: 25Sep2015

From hunger and malnutrition to striking teachers keeping them off normal learning for many days, a Kenyan child goes through diverse challenges to succeed in education.... While various state and...

La Coupe Dobson : un puissant démarreur d’entreprises

Published: 17Sep2015

Le concours de McGill a contribué à la création de 133 entreprises qui emploient près de 700 personnes. L’an dernier, Éloïse Grondin-Bouchard et Adam Coape-Arnold ont lancé le yogourt Cult dans...

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