About Us

Vision, Mission, Values

The Innovation Cluster supports determined, innovative entrepreneurs in the formation and growth of their technology-driven companies.

We focus on four key sectors.

CLEAN TECHNOLOGY

AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY

DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY

HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY

Incubators

The Innovation Cluster’s dynamic programming ensures that startups find their best path to market. The Innovation Cluster operates three incubators, that make up an ecosystem called The Cube.

Downtown Peterborough

Our main, 24/7 incubator is located in the heart of downtown Peterborough on the third floor of the VentureNorth Building.

  • Incubation Desks
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality Zone
  • H2O Makerspace
  • Fleming College Business Hub

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Downtown Lindsay

Our second 24/7 incubator launched in 2020 to support startups throughout Kawartha Lakes. It is located in the City of Kawartha Lakes building in the heart of Lindsay.

  • Incubation Desks
  • Meeting Rooms

Trent University

Our starting point in 2004, where we first launched. Today, startups have access to the Trent Makerspace in the university’s DNA Building, a world-class lab facility for clean-tech companies to produce, test and commercialize IP based biotechnology products.

  • Trent Makerspace

We help entrepreneurs with:

  • Business Idea Validation
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Access to Funding
  • Business Planning
  • Marketing & Sales Strategies
  • Financial Management

Our Innovation Partners

Provide expert advice, guidance and mentorship to assist entrepreneurs evaluate their ideas, jump-start their businesses, and lay the foundations for future growth.

Our Programs

Designed to enhance entrepreneurship through:

  • Business Incubation
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Participatory Learning
  • Mentoring