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About Us

About Us

The McGill Engine Centre out of the Faculty of Engineering, focuses on stimulating and supporting technologically-based innovation and entrepreneurship at McGill University in collaboration with the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship and the Office of Innovation and Partnership

 


Mission

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 McGill technological innovators and entrepreneurs by providing education and advice, funding, and project mentorship.

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Promoting and accelerating the commercialization of inventions and software out of the Faculty of Engineering 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.


Vision

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

$780K +in grants, awards, prizes, stipends and fellowships awarded
2700 +attendees in over 88 events, seminars & workshops
875+students & professors advised/coached

 

210 +project applications reviewed
100 +project startups supported
480company interactions for R&D collaboration

Annual Report

Sept. 1 2019 - Aug. 31 2020 - PDF icon McGill Engine Annual Report

 


Values

Curiosity

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

Collaboration

Promote sharing and involvement of everyone to achieve common goals.

Community

Caring about each other, staying involved and giving back

Sustainability

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

Determination

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


Funding

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Staff & Tech EiRs

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Success Stories

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