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Engine Highlights 2022 - 2023

About Us

The McGill Engine Centre in the Faculty of Engineering, focuses on encouraging and supporting technological innovators and entrepreneurs across McGill University in collaboration with the Office of Innovation and Partnerships and the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship.

We are a Mitacs-approved incubator for their Accelerate Entrepreneur program.


Leveraging the Faculty of Engineering’s research and educational programs, the McGill Engine’s missions are:

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Helping to develop the next-generation of entrepreneurially-minded McGill technological innovators by providing training & experiential learning programs, advising & coaching, project funding, and business mentorship.

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Promoting and accelerating the commercialization of inventions and software through funding, coaching, and connections.

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Increasing engagement and R&D collaborations between innovation-driven companies and the Faculty of Engineering by providing matching and facilitation services.


For the McGill Engine community to make a positive impact and contribute value to the innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems, locally, regionally, nationally, and worldwide.

Impact since 2013

$1.7M+ in grants, awards, prizes, stipends and fellowships awarded
7000+ attendees in
over 300 events,
seminars & workshops
1900+ students & professors advised/coached
500+ project applications reviewed
280+ projects/ventures supported
1.4K+ company interactions for R&D collaboration

* Updated May 2024

Annual Report

  • Sept. 1 2022 - Aug. 31 2023

           -PDF icon McGill Engine Annual Report (2022-2023)

  • Sept. 1 2021 - Aug. 31 2022

           -PDF icon McGill Engine Annual Report (2021-2022)

  • Sept. 1 2020 - Aug. 31 2021

            -PDF icon McGill Engine Annual Report (2020-2021)

  • Sept. 1 2019 - Aug. 31 2020

            -PDF icon McGill Engine Annual Report (2019-2020)


  • Sept. 1 2022 - Aug. 31. 2023

           -PDF icon Engine Infographic (2022 - 2023)

  • Sept. 1 2021 - Aug. 31. 2022

           -PDF icon Engine Infographic (2021 - 2022)

  • Sept. 1 2020 - Aug. 31 2021

            -PDF icon Engine Infographic (2020 - 2021)




Questioning the status quo and trying to better understand the world around us.


Promote sharing and involvement of everyone to achieve common goals.


Caring about each other, staying involved and giving back.


Working in a way that integrates social, economic, and environmental dimensions equitably within the limits of a finite planet.


Persevere even when encountering difficulties or failures believing you can be a positive change agent.


Engine team 2023

Staff & Ronald Chwang EiRs

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Success Stories

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