Archive for the ‘Research Centres’ Category

#FacesofFastStart: Profiling Stanislav Puchyn

August 12th, 2015

Our friends at FastStart – the youth entrepreneurship training partnership between Trent University, Fleming College and the Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster – have launched the #FacesofFastStart series. (Stay connected with #FastStartPtbo events, activities and programming on Twitter at: @FastStartTrent / @FastStartFC.) FastStart is designed to increase entrepreneurial skills and awareness, help students create solid businesses, and take their products and services to market. #FacesofFastStart profiles Peterborough’s young aspiring […]

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Meet a "Community Member" & Knowledge Partner: Peterborough CFDC

August 12th, 2015

We are excited to profile one of our Corporate Members and a “Knowledge Partner” to The Cube: the Innovation Cluster’s business incubator for technology start-ups and early-stage companies – Peterborough CFDC. As a “Knowledge Partner“, Peterborough CFDC provides mentorship, professional support, and advice and guidance to some of Peterborough’s most exciting start-up and early-stage companies and […]

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So you want to be an entrepreneur?

July 13th, 2015

Open to all aspiring and current entrepreneurs who want to learn about starting your own business, our “So you want to be an entrepreneur?” session is an exciting one-day workshop that will help you explore the world of entrepreneurship and innovation. Anyone who might be interested in starting their own business should attend!  CLICK HERE TO […]

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FastStart Partnership Launches “Kawartha Backcountry Entrepreneurship Experience” for Peterborough Youth

July 9th, 2015

FastStart Peterborough, the youth entrepreneurship training partnership between Trent University, Fleming College and the Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster, has launched a new program for current and aspiring entrepreneurs. The Kawartha Backcountry Entrepreneurship Experience is a completely unique and transformative entrepreneurship experience for Peterborough youth aged 18 to 29. This three-day boot camp is quite unlike any other entrepreneurship education and ideation program. […]

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E-Connect – Peterborough's monthly forum that connects local entrepreneurs & startups with mentors, investors & advisers

June 28th, 2015

In March, the Innovation Cluster and the FastStart entrepreneurship training partnership – a collaboration between the Cluster, Trent University and Fleming College – launched E-Connect!, with the goal of “Connecting Peterborough’s Entrepreneurs – current and future”. E-Connect! has grown to become Peterborough’s premier monthly forum that connects local entrepreneurs and start-ups with our region’s most accomplished mentors, investors and advisers. The March launch […]

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Innovation Cluster Knowledge Partners Support Peterborough Entrepreneurs

June 27th, 2015

As a result of the generous support of our “Knowledge Partners“, the Innovation Cluster has been successful in accelerating the roll-out of two flagship programs for Peterborough’s entrepreneurs. Both programs are designed to support innovation, entrepreneurship, commercialization and new company formation and growth across Peterborough, and to support high-tech job creation. Our Knowledge Partners are […]

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Innovation Cluster Silver Sponsor Cambium Inc. shows Impressive Growth: doubles in size over the past two years

June 10th, 2015

Peterborough-based consulting and engineering firm, and an Innovation Cluster Silver Sponsor, Cambium Inc., has doubled in size over the past two years and looks set to continue its impressive growth. With another 20 employees expected to join Cambium during 2015, the firm is set to have close to 70 team members by 2016. “We’re encouraged by our […]

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"Office Hours" with Darling Insurance

June 8th, 2015

Hosted by the Innovation Cluster’s incubator, known as The Cube, our “Office Hours” program consists of free one-on-one sessions for Peterborough’s entrepreneurs with our expert IP, legal, financial, marketing, HR, insurance, communications and digital media “Knowledge Partners“. The “Office Hours” program is specifically designed to support the growth of Peterborough’s most promising entrepreneurs and future entrepreneurs. The […]

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Relive all the action from this year's OCE DISCOVERY

June 7th, 2015

The Innovation Cluster was proud to help showcase the best of Peterborough’s entrepreneurial and innovation economy at OCE Discovery – Canada’s leading innovation-to-commercialization conference that showcases leading-edge technologies, best practices, and research in Ontario. See more photos here! The Cluster shared a booth at Discovery with our academic partners, Trent University and Fleming College, as well as with FastStart – Peterborough’s entrepreneurship training partnership aimed at university and college students. […]

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Trent University Receives Federal Grant to Train Next Generation of Environmental Professionals

June 2nd, 2015

Trent University Receives Federal Grant to Train Next Generation of Environmental Professionals Dr. Dennis Murray to lead NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience Program One of the Innovation Cluster’s Core Partners, Trent University, will become a national leader in training the next generation of environmental professionals in Canada, with the help of a $1.65 million […]

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