TechAccel Participating Teams

Since 2016, we have trained over 300 students and awarded over $224,000 in TechAccel grants to over 80 early-stage teams that develop scalable innovations trying to solve social, health, or environmental challenges.

Summer 2024

Summer 2024 TechAccel Participating Teams:

Arvo A.I. logoArvo A.I. pioneers cutting-edge AI solutions for businesses, leading the charge in the technological revolution of artificial intelligence. Our flagship project, Bridge, is a state-of-the-art semantic data integration software employing advanced natural language processing. This innovation automates relational understanding, offering profound insights and empowering informed decision-making for efficient data management. Additionally, our Workflow Process Optimization Software automates task assignment, tracks real-time progress, and tailors workflows for high-liability industries, corporate offices, and consumers. Leveraging neurological principles, it maximizes productivity and delivers valuable analytics for streamlined operations and enhanced performance.


Logo of ELT Essential Learning Technologies (ELT) is a technology-based EdTech startup designed to improve the learning outcomes of the students' university experience. Our product, the ELT Exam Auto-Grader, leverages advanced machine learning and computer vision algorithms to grade student assessments and provide personalized feedback and recommended practice exercises tailored to each student's unique learning needs. 


Logo of Enhancify.RPEnhancify.RP offers seamless integration of data analysis into existing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, leveraging AI to analyze both internal data streams and real-time market trends. Our platform empowers businesses to make informed, data-driven decisions effortlessly by presenting a comprehensive overview of their operations. By incorporating ongoing market trends into personalized business operation data, we enable enterprises to unlock strategic insights and attain competitive advantages.


Logo of team ensembleBusiness founders often have great ideas, but many lack the technical expertise to execute them, especially in the early stages of their ideas. While hiring a consultant is a viable solution, the associated cost is often expensive, another possibility is finding a CTO, which will be difficult without traction, and might require a high equity package. Finally, hiring interns, although more affordable, will require technical management to bring value to the idea.
At Ensemble, we bridge the gap between founders and their tech ideas. We translate the business ideas that non-technical founders have into tangible requirements, and connect them to developer teams tailored to their needs through our platform. Instead of the founder going through an entire hiring process, we are their 1-way stop from ideation to realization.


Logo of FieldComplex

Our innovative underwater wireless communication systems establish the Internet of Underwater Things (IOUT), facilitating comprehensive connectivity and monitoring. Overcoming challenges posed by the aquatic environment, we employ electromagnetic scattering phenomena to enhance sensor technology for large-scale monitoring of marine infrastructure.


FouSight Medical LogoFourSight Medical is pioneering a new approach to glaucoma treatment through innovative surgical solutions. With millions affected by this condition globally, we're developing a revolutionary device aimed at effectively halting disease progression and improving patient outcomes. Our mission is to redefine the standard of care for glaucoma patients worldwide, offering hope and a better quality of life.


HydroVert logoHydroVert pioneers affordable hydrogen gas production, aligning with the Net Zero Agreement's goals. Our innovative technology not only caters to industries like steel, automotive, and energy with cleaner fuel alternatives but also contributes to tackling the climate crisis. With a focus on sustainability, we aim to meet global warming targets by offering cost-effective and environmentally friendly hydrogen production solutions.


Logo of OmniPlaneOmniPlane is a company dedicated to transforming digital interaction with a stylus pen that works on any surface. Break free from  the confines of a touch screen with our innovative product, perfect for collaboration, presentations, and augmented reality.


Logo of OnlyOneWe're developing an all-in-one profit-driven chat messaging platform specifically designed for team communication within academic labs and school courses.


Logo of OPSISWe are developing a low-cost and occlusion-robust optical tracking system for use in image-guided neurosurgery. The system enables surgeons to see in real time where their tools are in relation to critical structures in the brain, such as blood vessels and tumors. Our solution simplifies surgical navigation without compromising accuracy, making it accessible to a broad range of healthcare facilities.


Logo of Reeva Tech SolutionsReeva Tech Solutions (Sterilization DB) is a complete hardware and software solution designed to assist medical professionals in documenting the sterilization process of medical equipment. The kit provides an easy-to-use platform that allows medical professionals to track the use of equipment on patients and know exactly when it's time to discard specific medical devices. The software component is specifically designed to meet industry standards and regulations. With Sterilization DB, medical professionals have access to a streamlined and efficient method of tracking the sterilization process and ensuring the safety and hygiene of patients through proper sterilization of medical equipment.


Logo of RennScoutRENNscout is an online C2C marketplace for cars that offers an alternative insight into car buying and selling. For a subscription fee, people will be able to post advertisements for cars they wish to sell. Anyone will freely be able to consult these listings on the website and connect with the sellers.


Logo of RentAdvisorRentAdvisor is a for profit online platform that aims to make apartment rental simpler and safer. We are addressing a need from both landlords and renters to find reliable people for a rent.

 

Winter 2024

Aircraft MRO logoAircraft MRO Predictive Analytics: Our objective is to consolidate data and build a predictive model to eliminate occurrences of unscheduled maintenance events in commercial aircraft operations, such as to cut airliner maintenance and repair costs. The solution we are proposing is an all-in-one management platform for MRO engineers which bridges the gap between data sources, provides higher visibility on the fleet, offers self-service options for easier report generation and performs analytics to suggest better predictive maintenance intervals.


AQDrain logoAQDrain is a technologically-based product which serves to improve the lives of people suffering from glaucoma. This disease, currently affecting 80 million people worldwide and only expected to increase, is caused by fluid buildup within the eye. This increased fluid pressure, labeled intraocular pressure (IOP), is correlated with optic nerve damage, which ultimately leads to vision loss. Pressure reduction through eye drops, laser surgery and implants are common treatments. These methods of treating glaucoma lack in their effective regulation of this fluid pressure. Our product is designed to maintain an IOP within an optimal, healthy range. The regulation of IOP plays a vital role in preserving the shape of the eye, and therefore allowing for the proper functioning of the optic nerve and optimal visual acuity.


Arvo A.I. logoArvo A.I. pioneers cutting-edge AI solutions for businesses, leading the charge in the technological revolution of artificial intelligence. Our flagship project, Bridge, is a state-of-the-art semantic data integration software employing advanced natural language processing. This innovation automates relational understanding, offering profound insights and empowering informed decision-making for efficient data management. Additionally, our Workflow Process Optimization Software automates task assignment, tracks real-time progress, and tailors workflows for high-liability industries, corporate offices, and consumers. Leveraging neurological principles, it maximizes productivity and delivers valuable analytics for streamlined operations and enhanced performance.


Beherit logoBeherit is developing solutions using reinforcement learning to optimize mining complexes.


Carbon based games logoAt Carbon-Based Games, nestled in the vibrant heart of Montreal's rapidly growing game development scene, our mission is twofold: to redefine the boundaries of interactive entertainment and to elevate it to unprecedented heights. Our studio is a unique blend of groundbreaking technology and boundless creativity, where cutting-edge advancements meet a limitless imagination. We're dedicated to crafting gaming experiences that do more than entertain; they astonish, inspire, and set new benchmarks. We believe in the transformative power of games—they can evoke wonder, immerse players in unparalleled narratives, and challenge perceptions of the possible. Our goal is to lead the way in innovation and storytelling, making every game an emblem of what the future of gaming can be.


Endocare logoPicture this: 176 million women worldwide silently battling endometriosis, a chronic disease often dismissed as menstrual pain. By providing women with an at-home, semi-invasive, and rapid testing process, Endocare is a game-changer in the early detection of this disease. . Endocare aims to facilitate the early detection of endometriosis to push women to get diagnosed and treated during the early stages of the disease. At Endocare, we strive to fill the gap in women’s healthcare and empower women one signal at a time!


Ecofocus logoEcofocus is an intelligent and AI driven ESG reporting platform with predictive capabilities enabling companies to report and meet their ESG goals.


Interactive Water Flow logoInteractive Water Flow: A software that seamlessly teaches the concepts of water flow, and solves, generates practice problems and tutors its student in their style.


lovt logoLOVT is an innovative platform designed to empower teens by offering them opportunities to perform odd jobs in their communities while providing a valuable service to those in need. The platform functions as a centralized marketplace, connecting motivated teens with individuals requiring assistance for various tasks. LOVT prioritizes safety and trust, ensuring thorough verification processes for all users. It targets professionals with demanding careers, time-strapped parents, families, and individuals with limited physical capabilities. The venture aims to balance work commitments with personal life, promoting independence, work experience, and positive local community interactions for teenagers.


NanophastNanopHast is a venture revolutionizing micro pH measurement. Targeting pharmaceutical, biotech, and academic research labs, our micro pH meter addresses the limitations of traditional models in handling small sample volumes and frequent recalibrations. Offering superior accuracy for microscale applications like drug discovery, NanopHast's compact and user-friendly design brings efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Driven by solid-state technology, it eliminates constant recalibration needs, providing a significant edge over competitors. With prototypes developed patents secured, the company awaits funding approval for market readiness.


Projecto logoProjecto is an online platform that promotes STEM project-based learning by rendering customizable projects that meet the governmental curriculum.


Vender logoThrough careful observation, it has come to our attention that a recurring challenge within academic circles at our university is the procurement of essential course materials, which often terminate in obsolescence post-course completion. Given this, we envision to develop an innovative solution: VENDER, a profit-driven venture seeking to reinvent the student market by encouraging a circular economy model.
At VENDER, our primary goal is to overcome the cycle of overconsumption afflicting the student demographic. Our platform enables students to easily transact their used course materials to incoming cohorts, thereby ensuring resource efficiency and cost-effectiveness. By establishing VENDER as the go-to destination for students pursuing budget-friendly alternatives to new course materials, we aim to not only address a critical environmental concern but also reinvent the way students address resource utilization during their academic years.

Fall 2023

Logo of LodavoLodavo aims to make banking more fun and exciting to improve the financial situation of Canadians. We hope to encourage people to save more money by offering the possibility of winning large rewards.


Logo of Sandbox CyclingSandbox Cycling is the ultimate companion for your optimized cycling performance. Whether you’re spinning indoors with a smart trainer, relying on a power meter, or taking on the great outdoors, our app meticulously tracks and analyzes your unique data. We cater your entire fitness journey, providing personalized training plans and workouts tailored to your unique history.


Logo of TailorTailor helps job applicants customize their resumes faster using AI to increase their chances at each job without hassle.


TechAccel Pre Grant teams

TechAccel Pre-Grant Teams:Apartment Reviews Montreal, Continuum Mechanics, FlatRate, Fluxient, PayDirect, 
Project Cerca, St(Ride), TeaLi, TissueTinker, and VayuVista.

Summer 2023

2night logo2nite is a social-ticketing platform that facilitates the organization and discovery of events by bridging the gap between social media and ticketing platforms.


Ensemble logoBusiness founders often have great ideas, but many lack the technical expertise to execute them, especially in the early stages of their ideas. While hiring a consultant is a viable solution, the associated cost is often expensive, another possibility is finding a CTO, which will be difficult without traction, and might require a high equity package. Finally, hiring interns, although more affordable, will require technical management to bring value to the idea.
At Ensemble, we bridge the gap between founders and their tech ideas. We translate the business ideas that non-technical founders have into tangible requirements, and connect them to developer teams tailored to their needs through our platform. Instead of the founder going through an entire hiring process, we are their 1-way stop from ideation to realization.


Freely logo in purpleFreely is a for-profit startup on a mission to make sexual wellness more accessible than ever. We are building a one-stop-shop website that empowers anybody to make informed decisions and design the perfect product for them. By leveraging AI and additive manufacturing, Freely offers completely custom sex toys that are as unique as you are.


Fulcra logoFulcra uniquely targets chronic lower back pain, a leading musculoskeletal issue. Their orthotic
device uses intra-abdominal pressure to stabilize the spine, supporting the wearer during
movement without developing dependencies.


logo of lottusLottus is a B2B software startup that aims to innovate the ticketing industry by enabling tokenized ticket issuance for a wide range of events and services. Our platform caters to diverse ticketing needs, such as concerts, sporting events, and much more. Leveraging blockchain infrastructure, Lottus ensures secure, efficient, and user-friendly ticket management while storing the tokenized tickets within a unique link that can be conveniently sent via SMS or email.


logo of MADSThe venture idea is a general indoors delivery multi-agent autonomous system of robots that is intended for use in warehouses as part of the logistics process in particular. Although the project is specific to warehouses as that is where we have the most information as of this point in time, the multi-agent system has many direct applications in many areas: hospitals where packages or medicine could be delivered to a patient or nurse; buildings where internal mail could be delivered to clients; and package exchange between two parties within the same complex.


logo of reeva tech solutionsReeva Tech Solutions (Sterilization DB) is a complete hardware and software solution designed to assist medical professionals in documenting the sterilization process of medical equipment. The kit provides an easy-to-use platform that allows medical professionals to track the use of equipment on patients and know exactly when it's time to discard specific medical devices. The software component is specifically designed to meet industry standards and regulations. With Sterilization DB, medical professionals have access to a streamlined and efficient method of tracking the sterilization process and ensuring the safety and hygiene of patients through proper sterilization of medical equipment.


logo of soystainableSOYstainable aims to provide “soy-silk”, a high quality and lightweight thermal fabric made from soy whey, a waste by-product of soy and tofu production. Traditional soy proteins are cross-linked using formaldehyde, a carcinogenic, whereas our process uses polycarboxylic acid, a safe and reusable chemical. This solution aims to prevent waste from over-burdening sewer systems while allowing for a circular economy and providing an environmentally sustainable alternative to traditional fashion materials.


logo of tailorTailor helps job applicants customize their resumes faster using AI to increase their chances at each job without hassle.


logo of TriaLinkIntroducing Trialink - the innovative Medtech startup that's set to revolutionize the clinical trial process. At Trialink, we understand the importance of finding the right participants for your medical trials and the challenges that come with it. Our platform utilizes privacy-minded natural language processing to extract valuable medical information from unstructured medical notes and laboratory reports. We structure this data as graphs, providing researchers with an advanced querying platform that allows for complex, specific queries to find candidates that match their strict clinical trial requirements easily. This eliminate the need for manual searches through a sea of medical notes, saving valuable time and effort. Trialink was founded by Yazdan Zinati, David Deng, and Himel Saha, who collaborated on the project during the McHacks 2023 hackathon, winning the quintessential startup prize. Our team of experienced developers is committed to improving the efficiency of clinical trials, ultimately leading to better treatment options for patients and improved healthcare outcomes.


logo of wing writeWing Write is a startup that seeks to transform the way people write email newsletters by creating an AI-powered writing tool that streamlines the writing process and enables individuals to efficiently generate personalized email newsletters . Our tool will be available online, and will offer a range of features to help email newsletter creators at every stage of the writing process. This includes tools for planning, drafting, editing, and revising email newsletters.

Initially, Wing Write will target promoters and other individuals in the email marketing industry. However, as the product gains popularity, we plan to expand our market to include other types of industries and businesses.

Winter 2023

2night logo2nite is a social-ticketing platform that facilitates the organization and discovery of events by bridging the gap between social media and ticketing platforms.


Ensemble logoBusiness founders often have great ideas, but many lack the technical expertise to execute them, especially in the early stages of their ideas. While hiring a consultant is a viable solution, the associated cost is often expensive, another possibility is finding a CTO, which will be difficult without traction, and might require a high equity package. Finally, hiring interns, although more affordable, will require technical management to bring value to the idea.
At Ensemble, we bridge the gap between founders and their tech ideas. We translate the business ideas that non-technical founders have into tangible requirements, and connect them to developer teams tailored to their needs through our platform. Instead of the founder going through an entire hiring process, we are their 1-way stop from ideation to realization.


GreenTrack logoGreenTrack is a not-for-profit B2B lifecycle analysis software platform. The data platform tracks the environmental impact of products throughout their value chain, from farming to packaging to shipping, to help downstream buyers make informed decisions about the sustainability score of their upstream vendors.


Maneico logoManeico is a natural, sustainable, and eco-friendly mosquito repellent using mangrove leaf extract that targets disease-carrying mosquitoes.


AFL LCA labPak Energy: The deployment of renewable energy systems, such as solar and wind power, is hindered by the intermittency of these energy sources. As such, efforts must be made to provide a clean, efficient, and scalable energy storage solution to mitigate this problem. Current technologies present important shortcomings: a low energy density preventing easy scalability, a limited duration of energy storage, and safety issues. At Pak Energy, we propose an energy storage system based on iron powders that can address all the mentioned problems.


Sterilization DB logoSterilization DB is a complete hardware and software solution designed to assist medical professionals in documenting the sterilization process of medical equipment. The kit provides an easy-to-use platform that allows medical professionals to track the use of equipment on patients and know exactly when it's time to discard specific medical devices. The software component is specifically designed to meet industry standards and regulations. With Sterilization DB, medical professionals have access to a streamlined and efficient method of tracking the sterilization process and ensuring the safety and hygiene of patients through proper sterilization of medical equipment.

Fall 2022

Aiccessible logoWe started off doing data driven consulting in a variety of industries and have recently shifted our focus towards the oil and gas industry, and specifically fracking. We aim to leverage data and machine learning to make fracking safer, smarter, and sustainable by providing data-backed consulting to optimize fracking projects by minimizing risk and increasing productivity. We are advised by a group of oil and gas, and specifically fracking, industry experts


Brighten health logoBrighten Health is building the first mental health management platform that bridges access to personalized help for seasonal affective disorder, by targeting its clinically proven causes.


Hitch logoHitch is an online application-based service that has the aim to make backpack travelling seamless, comfortable and most importantly safe for everyone. Travelers will be able to hitch rides as well as use the features like hosting, guesting, rides etc. with almost zero dollars. With extra features of creating and joining various social events, travelers will be able to give rides and host other backpackers as well.


IKEI logoIkei aims to provide a low-cost, high-precision nutrient monitoring system for more efficient use of water and nutrients in hydroponic agriculture, and reduction of waste-water release. Typically, after multiple growth cycles, the nutrients in a hydroponic system become imbalanced, forcing growers to flush their system to prepare a new water culture. By monitoring the system’s nutrient content, nutrient water can be recycled through rebalancing, reducing costs and reducing waste.


Inspire logoInspire is a 3D-printed robotic arm that can diagnose 8 different respiratory conditions with 2x better accuracy than doctors, at 10 cents per patient, in less than 60 seconds. Because respiratory diseases are among the top 10 causes of fatalities worldwide, with the majority of fatalities occurring in developing regions (~4 million annually), this robotic arm will be distributed to clinics in these areas in order to provide affordable and accessible diagnostics.


Lodavo logoLodavo aims to make banking more fun and exciting to improve the financial situation of Canadians. We hope to encourage people to save more money by offering the possibility of winning large rewards.


Mediate logoMediate Health strives to become a trusted source for Americans seeking health related services. We provide users with price transparency nationwide along with a recommendations portal that helps make preventative care more approachable.


PreFab AI PhotonicsThe goal of this venture is to bring to the market our research on using machine learning to predict and correct for nanofabrication errors and variations in integrated photonic circuits. (Silicon) photonics brings the speed of light to applications such as high-performance quantum and neuromorphic computing, self-driving vehicles, biomedical sensors, and high-capacity data centers. Despite its huge potential as a transformative technology, silicon photonic circuits are extremely sensitive to small errors and variations that arise from the nanofabrication process and are therefore limited by their low reliability. We have developed a machine learning model that predicts nanofabrication errors and variations so that designers can verify their circuits without a costly and lengthy prototyping cycle. Furthermore, our model can automatically correct designs to minimize the predicted variations and to increase the level of performance. We plan to sell our models and software to research groups, photonic circuit manufacturers, and nanofabrication facilities, where we believe our models have the potential to become an invaluable component in the design and analysis process.


LiveGuard logoProject LiveGuard provides a real-time video and audio processing AI cloud service to edit and protect the streaming content of online content creators.


Our objective is to develop a mobile app, namely RADAR, that aims to help people discover cities and easily find places to suit their immediate restaurants and bars desires. The users will indicate their criteria (cost, location, types of food, atmosphere, etc.) in an interactive way, using the swipe right/left functionality.

This app will be delivered to students, first in Montréal, and with only one category (restaurants & bars), to start with a narrow market. The market size will increase with the addition of new cities and categories. The recommendations will become more tailored as the user base will increase, through algorithm-based data analysis. Addition of new features, such as the possibility to create groups based on similar interests, will contribute to building a larger user-base.


SealDeal logoSealDeal is a CRM system built for real estate brokerage firms. Our product is built with a focus on ease of use, task automation and third-party tools integration in the context of the real estate brokerage industry.


Someone logo1:1 advice from top alumni and current students for incoming pre-college & high school students who wants to apply for university.

Summer 2022

Commit to education logo

Commit Education delivers quality tutoring at an affordable rate to empower every student to reach their academic potential. Alongside our personalized tutoring, we also offer group sessions to promote a collaborative learning experience. To complement our services, we will build a streamlined communication platform for tutors and students.


Helios Gen Logo

Helios Gen is a start-up aiming to simplify users’ routine by providing clothing outfits created using artificial intelligence. This will allow clothing enthusiast and people who struggle with styling their clothes, to put less time into managing their clothing cycle whilst keeping a good look!


OD1N logoOD1N Health is creating a hands-free autonomous urinalysis technology, providing a fast and comprehensive overview of your health, at the comfort of your home.


Logo of RevívRevív is creating a closed-loop, carbon-negative system that upcycles waste plastic into fuel, driven by organic waste-derived catalysts which later serve as potent regenerative soil nutrients.


shahin logoShahin is a for-profit startup whose goal is to exploit the potential of drones to monitor traffic more efficiently. Using Computer Vision, we aim to detect traffic patterns in real time to prevent traffic congestion and to help drivers find the quickest paths to their destinations.


Streamline logo

Streamline is an innovative QR point of sale and payment rail system for cafes, restaurants, and bars. It's goal is to bring a simple, effective, and free POS solution to every local business in Montreal.


TrustCare LOGOTrustCare is building a bridge of communication and trust between family members and care facilities.


Urban Turbine logo

Urban Turbine is an electricity solution providing company via vertical axis wind turbines (VAWT) as a renewable energy solution. The energy demand will keep on increasing every year whereas the availability of nonrenewable sources of energy will be going down. Our idea revolves around addressing the electricity demand and the potential of wind energy, which eventually helps in fighting the climate crisis as well. We aim to develop a VAWT, that is better, cheaper and providing higher energy density compared to the available models in the market.

Fall 2021

Logo of BrightenBrighten is a new tech start-up focused on providing Canadians with personalized, accessible, and effective solutions for managing winter depression and seasonal affective disorder. Our dream is simple: to improve winters for millions of people and to normalize mental healthcare.


Freely logo in purpleFreely is a for-profit startup on a mission to make sexual wellness more accessible than ever. We are building a one-stop-shop website that empowers anybody to make informed decisions and design the perfect product for them. By leveraging AI and additive manufacturing, Freely offers completely custom sex toys that are as unique as you are.


Logo of Libro CompanyLibro is a venture started by students who promote the idea of a safeguarded workspace for studying. Our mission is to guard unattended electronics in public study spaces, and we aim to reinvent the way students interact with their belongings.


Logo of Mimetik SolutionsMimetik Solutions provides innovative biomaterials and creative solutions for printing tissue mimetic scaffolds for surgical training and regenerative medicine.


Logo of ParklueParklue is a venture that aims to build a community of shared parking spots through a mobile and web platform that contains two main components: allowing users to temporarily borrow and share parking spots, and an open forum for everyone.


Logo of RevívRevív is creating a closed-loop, carbon-negative system that upcycles waste plastic into fuel, driven by organic waste-derived catalysts which later serve as potent regenerative soil nutrients.


Logo of SMS NanoTechSMS NanoTech develops the next generation of automated diagnostic platforms. The first prototype « SALIVERA 1.0 » focuses on the early-stage diagnosis of Covid 19 and its variants through a rapid saliva test that is fully automated with over 99% sensitivity. The gold standard molecular diagnostics, PCR, is best suited for centralized and represents a burden for healthcare personal. It is also time-consuming and expensive. Our technology involves a quantitative patent-pending colorimetric platform, enabling a rapid and highly accurate detection of viral RNA with a turn-around time of 15 minutes.

Summer 2021

Cloud Nine logoCloud Nine is the go-to platform for all things related to accommodation. It's an all-in-one solution that makes housing and related services more accessible and convenient.


logo of CourseLnkCourseLnk is a student-run, community oriented app that seeks to connect students together in order to help them keep up with their classes. The app is available at McGill, Western and Trent Universities and is the easiest way to find course group chats and classmates, especially during a time when in-person teaching and on-campus activities are largely suspended.


DIASin logoDIASkin Technologies is a for-profit startup venture dedicated to utilizing the UV-filtering properties of diatom microalgae frustules to offer affordable, eco-friendly, and effective sun protection to our customers’ skin.



Petience logoPètience is a for-profit tech start-up that aims to provide a comprehensive, interactive, and user-friendly digital platform that eases the pet parenting process and connects pet parents to local pet service providers to bring benefits to both sides. Our vision is to shape a pet-friendly future in the post-COVID Canadian community that is filled with responsible pet parents and sustainable pet businesses using modern technology such as mobile applications and web-based management software.



Sheltered logoSheltered is a non-profit project with the goal of addressing homelessness in Canada. Although homelessness is a systemic issue, Sheltered aims to provide a temporary shelter to the unhoused population while simultaneously raising awareness of the structural nature of this issue. Our product addresses needs that are specific to those in semi-permanent/permanent homeless living conditions through mechanical, structural, and material considerations.



Tulsi farm logoTulsi.farm is a student project tasked with designing a sustainable food system that challenges the current urban agriculture infrastructure. To achieve this goal, the company is designing a novel hydroponics system founded on three food growing principles: minimizing the cost per unit of produce, maximizing vitamin and micronutrient content through experimental findings, and optimizing water and resource use as well as reusability of materials.


Winter 2021

Hound logoHOUND is a for profit, portable timing device that will make you throw out your old stopwatch. With HOUND, you will be able to accurately time your sprints and train like a professional at an affordable price.



Recycling Pioneers logoRecycling Pioneers are a non-profit group building smart-waste bin with public waste displays for McGill campus.


Rheto logoRheto is an online (for profit) marketplace that offers a simple and refreshing way to connect clients with the best-suited lawyers for their legal issue.


Logo of SWAMSWAM is a for-profit business, with a product similar to Fitbit for high-performance athletics, specifically swimming. The product being developed is a network of intercommunicating wearable hardware modules that give a 3D model of a swimmer in motion, enabling Coaches to give much better technical feedback to their athletes.



TrustCare LOGOTrustCare is building a bridge of communication and trust between family members and care facilities.


Tulsi farm logoTulsi.farm is a student project tasked with designing a sustainable food system that challenges the current urban agriculture infrastructure. To achieve this goal, the company is designing a novel hydroponics system founded on three food growing principles: minimizing the cost per unit of produce, maximizing vitamin and micronutrient content through experimental findings, and optimizing water and resource use as well as reusability of materials.


Prior to Winter 2021

Buzzle logoBuzzle is an interactive video editing app made for iPadOS and the Apple Pencil, it aims to break the barriers to video creation by providing a partly automated, intuitive, and efficient platform to its users.

copysmith company logoCopysmith’s AI copywriter handles the writing of marketing materials, meaning companies can focus on what they do best. Using cutting-edge machine learning, Copysmith asks a few questions and then augments the content creation process -- from blog posts to ad variants, product descriptions, taglines, and landing pages, all with just seconds of effort.


Ameko LogoWith the cost of wearable technology becoming more accessible, less cost prohibitive, and miniaturized for practical use, designing smart, wearable tech is literally at our fingertips. As such, Ameko set out to create every-day winter gloves embedded with the technology that provides comfort and safety, all while being fashionable.



L'escrime Libre logo.L'escrime Libre is an exciting new start-up focusing on providing innovative solutions for the sport of fencing. We are a group of engineers, programmers, and scientists aiming to reimagine the future of fencing. Our primary design product is a lightweight, portable, and low cost alternative to the current outmoded and expensive scoring systems that are standard in the sport.


Quantropy LogoQuantropy aims to provide retail traders with a holistic approach to investing. To do so, we equip them with the financial knowledge and tools they need to learn from industry practice and academia in order to seamlessly translate their gained insights into practice.

Regardless of their level of expertise or goals, they can intuitively scrutinize fundamental and technical data to identify patterns and build quantitative models and strategies with an assisted AI, which can then be deployed in real-time.


Neat logo.Neat is a file manager for visual thinkers. It's designed to help student groups, project leaders and remote work teams discover and share resources faster.



BioOptic LogoBioOptic is a necessary staple in physiotherapy and rehabilitative offices, globally, for its ability to characterize the abdominal compartment, non-invasively, for improved and targeted treatment plans. We directly measure and relate intra-abdominal pressure and abdominal wall elasticity to clinicians and patients, alike.



StudyBuddy logo. StudyBuddy is a platform for students to enhance their study experience while staying connected with friends.



Arno Project logoArno Project is a venture interested in developing a template for sustainable housing construction. By using biogenic materials and a centralized energy-management system for ensuring carbon-neutral construction and operation, Arno Project offers design and construction services for new environmentally-conscious home buyers. The team currently has a 200-square-foot prototype in construction in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, QC.



Tulsi farm logoWe are a student project tasked with designing a sustainable food system that challenges the current urban agriculture infrastructure. To achieve this goal, the company is designing a novel hydroponics system founded on three food growing principles: minimizing the cost per unit of produce, maximizing vitamin and micronutrient content through experimental findings, and optimizing water and resource use as well as reusability of materials.


7Square Logo7Square helps real estate investment companies find low-risk investments by finding high appreciating residential properties in Canada. Their platform finds undervalued real estate properties that are primed for high appreciation through the use of numerous sources of data, such as traditional past sales, urban data, demographic data, social media, and satellite imaging.


acrylic robotics logoAcrylic is an art-tech startup leveraging robotics & AI to allow visual artists to produce authenticated collections of painted artwork at scale. We’re on a mission to empower artists, make fine art accessible to all, and build the future of fine art creation tools.



logo of Afrobeats Central Afrobeats Central is a digital marketing company that aims to connect Afrobeats artists to editors, content curators, tastemakers on various streaming platforms as well as music magazines and blogs.


Ora-3D logo imageOra-3D is aiming to provide a smart and automated solution for effortless dental care by redesigning the decades old model of a toothbrush and automating it to intelligently provide a smart brushing experience.


CookiestructCookiestruct is offering customers 3D-printed, custom-made advanced cookie cutters that can make cookies for any occasions ranging from birthdays to anniversaries and weddings.


Curbside LogoCurbside is a mobile application to help commuters find on-street parking spots, and displays on an interactive map both the availability and the probability of occupancy of nearby parking spots using AI models.


Hydrolux logoHydrolux wants to produce and distribute green hydrogen to warehouses to supply fuel cell powered forklifts. Hydrogen forklifts are tougher, faster and safer than traditional forklifts.


Logo of LFAnt MedicalLFAnt Medical is a for-profit Montreal-based biotechnology startup dedicated to revolutionizing the point-of-care detection of infectious diseases. LFAnt is currently developing its flagship product, the Compact, which is a rapid and accurate at-home test for the detection of chlamydia and gonorrhea.


Sidekik's LogoSidekik is a for-profit mobile application that connects virtual tour guides to travelers by utilizing augmented reality.


Stocate LogoStocate is an online platform that supports the Buy Local movement by connecting local sellers with potential buyers. They represent small businesses, artists, grassroots organizations, producers, and independent teachers in our mission to empower individuals to find, create, and add their own value to the world.


Affluencial logo, black and white Affluencial is democratizing tailored financial advising, planning and investing so that individuals can have access to quality wealth management regardless of their net worth.


AngleSmart is aiming to provide a smart and automated solution for effortless dental care by redesigning the decades old model of a toothbrush and automating it to intelligently provide a smart brushing experience.


Cookiestruct Cookiestruct is offering customers 3D-printed, custom-made advanced cookie cutters that can make cookies for any occasions ranging from birthdays to anniversaries and weddings.


Lunavoy Lunavoy Inc. is a Canada based eCommerce and social network company offering an AI powered, web and mobile-app platform for connecting SME providers of tourist experiences / activities with travelers and travelers among themselves.


Logo of Alpha Iota AlloysAlpha Iota Alloys aims to develop novel ultra-lightweight magnesium (ULMg) alloys for applications where weight reduction is critical by developing eco-friendly and affordable-cost alloys with superior properties.


ozzie Ozzie is a low-cost self-driving robot that can deliver food to students on campus in under 5 minutes. It will do so using a complex technical stack that we are building including using machine learning for centimetre localization and mapping, and state-of-the-art obstacle detection.


Sweater Planet company logoThe Sweater Planet (formerly The Sweater Guys) Custom printed for the 21st century. Simply the sexiest sweater ever created. Designed by artists and refined by engineers, you won't want to take it off... Ever.


RokuloAt Rokulo, we are focused on deploying innovative machine learning and drone technologies to help mining companies of all sizes optimize their entire comminution process - from ore extraction, to truck transport, to mineral processing and finally recovery.


basedash company logoBaseDash is the ultimate collaborative database tooling platform for tech companies. View and edit data with beautiful UI-based workflows and share insights with your teammates instantly. BaseDash replaces traditional database clients with a modern, collaborative web app. Simply the best way to manage data for teams.


ZimDigesterOur social venture is focusing on renewable energy specifically biogas for home use. The project aims at providing bio-digesters to rural Zimbabwe families at an affordable price. The bio-digesters will mainly use animal excreta and food waste. The bio-digesters will be small units so that each homestead can have its own and each homestead will be taught how to properly operate and maintain it.


AXONA portable and affordable brain scanner for point-of-care diagnosis in ambulances, sports fields, field hospitals, and homes.


cookiestruct logoCookiestruct is offering customers 3D-printed, custom-made advanced cookie cutters that can make cookies for any occasions ranging from birthdays to anniversaries and weddings.


logo of dawaswiftDawaSwift is a secure web (& mobile-app)-based platform that incorporates shipping of medical supplies to patients and health institutions, in real-time, and is hinged on the combined Uber-Amazon model, in Kenya and potentially to other countries. We intend to use drones to reach out to emergency medical situations after few months of launch following the government of Kenya’s recent (2018) legalization of use of commercial drones.


Inti AerospaceInti Aerospace believes in releasing the world from the restrictions of battery powered flight, using the latest solar technology. A clean sheet design process has allowed us to develop an optimized UAV with unbeatable surveying performance. We appreciate your patience whilst we try to build a great product and look forward to sharing it with you in August 2018. The team is comprised of three members: Elie Bou-Gharios, CEO, BEng 2018, Mechanical Engineering, Callaghan Wilmott, CTO, BEng 2018, Mechanical Engineering, and Mathew Morgan, COO, BEng 2018, Mechanical Engineering.


UcreaUCrea's mission is to enable teams to create through additive manufacturing by providing them with the quality tools and services they need to bring their ideas to life. The team is comprised of six members: Ethienne Racine, BEng 2018, Mechanical Engineering, Sebastian De Cabrol, BCom 2018, Strategic Management with an International Business concentration, Isabel Moreno, BCom 2018, Accounting with a Managing for Sustainability concentration and a minor in French, Ammar Masood Khan, BCom 2019, Marketing with concentrations in Entrepreneurship and Data Analytics, Maneesha Pramdh Karunagoda, a first-year BEng student, and Adam Martino.


UV LED Curing SystemThe goal of this company is to create a for-profit business that brings a safe, reliable, and cost-efficient solution to curing UV activated resins used in the manufacturing of wooden instruments. The team is comprised of two members: Mariane Kim, BEng 2018, Electrical Engineering, and Justin Ye, BEng 2018, Electrical Engineering.


DOME AGEAt DomeAge, we thrive to provide outdoor lovers with the opportunity to experience nature in a new and unique way. Our modular construction kits easily transform into safe and beautiful geodesic domes that make your stay unforgettable.


SokoMtaaniSokoMtaani is a for-profit social enterprise that leverages already established mobile technology to provide a virtual marketplace for manufacturers and retailers in the sub-saharan market. Making it easier for local retailers to acquire goods just from the tap of a button.


CognitiveChemCognitiveChem aims to shape a healthier tomorrow by developing a platform powered by AI & crowd sourcing to help the chemistry community discover greener chemicals, faster.


ImmersedImmersed is a personalized language learning app that generates a tailored curriculum based on your everyday inputs into your phone. In addition, unlike other language learning software, our app facilitates subconscious learning of a language’s vocabulary by simply using your phone as you normally would.


DialysaveDialysave is a startup company based in Montreal, Canada.
Our mission is to provide widespread access to dialysis for patients suffering from End Stage Renal Disease, both locally and throughout the world.


blühen blühen involves creating and commercialising an intuitive extract dispensing device that allows consumers to seamlessly incorporate cannabis into their daily routines.


LumbrickLumbrick is a social venture aiming to improve the affordability and accessibility of biofuel for refugees in poverty. We empower women refugees to become self-supporting entrepreneurs by providing them the tools and know-how to recycle maize leaves and cardboard into briquettes, and sell them as cooking fuel to their community. In this way, we increase the food security and spendable income of refugee communities by supplying them with a low-cost direct substitute for firewood. The team is comprised of five co-founders: Ghalia Abdul-Baki, COO, MEng 2017, Civil Engineering, Amir Abushanab, CTO, BEng 2020, Mechanical Engineering with minors in software engineering and technological entrepreneurship, Line Jaber, CFO, BCom 2017, Marketing and Finance, Judith Li, CEO, BCom 2017, International Management, and Sarah Pellerin, CIO, BArts 2017, Political Science.


S!MVOThe S!MVO interface is uniquely targeted to university prospects and college students alike. Overall, the platform combines snapshot moments of our listed universities for prospective students to browse, relevant social media threads, and the opportunity to map out potential degrees using our planner. The aim of S!MVO thus benefits student higher education planning as well as university recruitment operations. The team is comprised of two co-founders: Thomas Karatzas, CTO, BEng 2018, Software Engineering and John Nnamchi, COO, BSci 2018, Biochemistry.


VenndorVenndor is the first mobile-oriented online classifieds application that seamlessly finds and matches buyers and sellers for an item at a mutually beneficial price while eliminating negotiation altogether. Venndor is revolutionizing the online P2P sales market with a fun and powerful matching principle, matching buyers and sellers at win-win prices, saving the time and hassle of negotiating with people. The team is comprised of three co-founders: Tynan Davis, CTO, BEng 2018, Software Engineering, Julien Marlatt, CEO, BCom 2017, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability, and Operations, and Anthony Heinrich, CFO, BCom 2016, Entrepreneurship and Finance.


AppetiteAppetite is a social food sharing platform for people to buy and sell the meals that they prepare in their own kitchens.
The team is comprised of three co-founders: Sean Kaiser and Kristina Pearkes, both Mechanical Engineering, and Paul Bridi, Civil Engineering/Minor Computer Science, all expecting to graduate in May 2017.

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