Antibiotic-Free Treatment for Infection? New Technology with Potential in the Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance

31 May 2024

Although they were only used for the first time in 1910, antibiotics have become the foundation of modern medicine. In a world without antibiotics, a simple paper cut could lead to a deadly...

MIF Lunch & Learn 16: Making a killer pitch that sticks

Thursday, June 13, 2024 12:00to13:00

One of the fundamental activities of the entrepreneurial journey is the business pitch. But often academics struggle at condensing years of research into a succinct version that is capable of...

It’s in the Air: The Future of Pathogen Detection

9 May 2024

Four years ago, the COVID-19 pandemic took the world by surprise. From the way people interacted, to the way they learned and worked, society changed in fundamental ways, and we are still...

MIF Lunch & Learn 15: Finding dilutive funding

Thursday, April 18, 2024 12:00to13:00

Before finding customers, many startup and spinoff businesses need to find funding./innovationCategory: Entrepreneurship Innovation

MIF Team in search of unicorn battery technology

15 Mar 2024

Professor Philippe Ouzilleau and Yee Wei Foong are creating an alternative to lithium-ion batteries which is less environmentally costly, and simpler to both manufacture and recycle. With the help...

MIF Lunch & Learn 14: Finding non-dilutive funding

Thursday, March 14, 2024 12:00to13:00

In the early days of a spinoff or start-up business, securing adequate funding is critical. But in many cases, founders have to give up some ownership of their company to investors....

As a Matter of Fact, it is Rocket Science: Iron-Based Fuel Powered by MIF

2 Feb 2024

New technology by McGill entrepreneurs and their spinoff Altiro Energy uses iron as a fuel alternative to greenhouse gas producing fossil fuels. With support from the McGill Iinnovation Fund (MIF),...

Don’t Throw Nutrients Out with the Growing Water: Making Hydroponics More Efficient

19 Dec 2023

If you go to the grocery store in Montreal, you will likely buy fresh produce. Let’s say, you get a pack of Driscoll strawberries. You may not realize it, but those strawberries are grown in...


Monday, November 6, 2023 12:00to14:00

Join our Business Model Canvas Clinic to refine your ideas and create a winning business plan with expert guidance and support. Turn your vision into a roadmap for success!3450 rue University,...


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