Who is eligible for the competition?

University of British Columbia (UBC) and University of Toronto (UofT) undergraduate student, graduate student, postdoc, research associate, staff and recently graduated UBC and UofT students (within 6 months of graduation as of the registration date).

I don’t have my own idea, can I still participate?

Yes! You can attend the Innovation Social. Here you can mingle and find a team with an idea you like for the competition. A resource for coming up with an idea https://herox.com/ is a website where companies post problems and innovative minds get paid for solutions. Stay tuned for the online platform that we are implementing to connect free agents and form teams.

What if I don’t have a team ready for the competition?

Attend the Innovation Social! This event is for you to mix and mingle, exchange ideas and find a team for the competition.

Who will be the mentors?

Experienced entrepreneurs as well as established specialists chosen specifically to align with your team’s idea.

Who will be judging the final presentation?

Angel investors, renowned specialists and professors.

Where can I find more info about upcoming events?

The Innovation OnBoard schedule is available on our website. Additionally, each event will be posted on our Facebook and LinkedIn pages closer to the event date, providing more detailed information on the event content.

What is the minimum/maximum team size?

Minimum: 1, Maximum: 5


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