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Compass Startup & Legal Clinic

Launching your first start-up? Have a legal, accounting or financial question? Or are you trying to understand incorporation, how to hire someone or how to protect your technology?

Compass Startup & Legal Clinic is here to help and guide you.

Virtual drop in hours are every Wednesday, between 2:00 - 4:00PM Reserve your spot!

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McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship

The McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship was established in 1988 and has established itself as the hub of entrepreneurial activity at McGill University. Our mission is to support McGill entrepreneurs as they seek to build innovative companies with a purpose.

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McGill Library

The McGill has a number of resources to help you develop your startup venture. Take advantage of the services offered below!


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Mitacs is a nonprofit national research organization that, in partnerships with Canadian academia, private industry and government, operates research and training programs in fields related to industrial and social innovation. Speak with Noha Gerges or Tatiana Ruiz today about the different opportunities available with Mitacs!  Virtual and in-person drop-in hours are every Thursday between 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Contact Noha Gerges (ngerges [at] (subject: Mitacs%20Meeting%20Reservation, body: Please%20specify%20whether%20you%20would%20like%20to%20have%20remote%20or%20in-person%20meeting!) ) or Tatiana Ruiz (truiz [at] (subject: Mitacs%20Meeting%20Reservation, body: Please%20specify%20whether%20you%20would%20like%20to%20have%20remote%20or%20in-person%20meeting!) ) to reserve your spot. Reservations are required.

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The Cube

Largest student-run 3D-printing service at McGill University. It's main lab space is located on the second floor of the MacDonald Engineering Building, room MD264 (just down the hall from Mechanical Engineering Reception). 

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The Factory

Hardware design lab run by students, for students in the department of Electrical, Computer, and Software Engineering at McGill University.

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Office of Innovation and Partnerships

The path from idea to reality is often unclear or can feel overwhelming to potential inventors. What is intellectual Property? How can you protect your idea? How can you commercialize it? Who owns what I invent at McGill? In order to answer these and other questions, the Technology Transfer team can help McGill researchers, staff and graduate students understand what their options are.

In-person drop in hours are every Thursday at 10:30 am; contact Olivia Novac (olivia.novac [at] (subject: I%2BP%20Meeting%20Reservation, body: Please%20specify%20whether%20you%20would%20like%20to%20have%20a%20remote%20or%20in-person%20meeting!) ) to reserve your spot. Reservations are required.

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