Design and create unique projects at Innisfil's community hackerspace. Members get access to 3D printers, vinyl and laser cutters, and a digital media lab. Record and produce videos or audio content; user a green screen for special effects; build a robot; solder simple electronics; or craft sculptures and jewellery. Local entrepreneurs have access to the equipment to develop and create marketing packages, websites, vinyl signs and stickers, promotional videos, business cards and more. Thousands of resources and help guides are also available through the adjoining library.
|| Tinker Lab - A place of discovery, creativity and imagination, just through the doors of Barrie's Downtown Library. Use the 3D printer to create something neat, play with the Ozo Bots, Dash robots or Meccano. Create something on the sewing machine, or take the K'NEX roller coaster for a ride! It's all about learning and experiencing new things in a hands-on environment. All ages are welcome, as there is something for everyone. If you're looking to prototype, model, experiment, or share your creations for customer validation, check out the Tinker Lab and ask about opportunities!|
The Centre for Applied Research and Innovation (CARI) fosters an integrated culture of research, scholarship, and collegiality that connects students, faculty, staff and the community in order to inspire innovation, advance knowledge, and enrich learning in and beyond the classroom. as Georgian's central point of contact for business and community partners, CARI connects clients with Georgian's expertise and resources for applied research activities, administers applied research grants and collaborates with the Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre to ensure comprehensive support for businesses.
ventureLAB is the non-profit Regional Innovation Centre (RIC). It is a member of the
ONE network that supports Simcoe County, Muskoka and York Region. ventureLAB helps entrepreneurs bring their innovations to market, by offering a unique combination of mentoring, partnering and connecting tailored to the unique needs of each business. ventureLAB offers the BUILD training program, 1:1 advisory services, workshops, conferences, investor meetings and other special events.
|SimCoLab is community-operated workspace where people with common interests, often in computers, technology, science, digital art or electronic art, can meet, socialise and/or collaborate. Workshops include 3D printing, networking and security, intro to html/css, learn to solder plus many more! www.simcolab.org|
||#LadiesLearningCode is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to be the leading resource for women and youth to become passionate builders - not just consumers - of technology by learning technical skills in a hands-on, social, and collaborative way. www.ladieslearningcode.com/chapters/barrie |
|||The Economic Development and Innovation Office (EDI) acts as a liaison for industry to access University resources, while striving to support and assist faculty spin-off companies, student start-up companies, and entrepreneurial Alumni. The office is an essential component in developing and maintaining linkages with research and business partners, furthering local economic development while working with private industry, investors, and government. It is also responsible for the management and commercialization of the University's intellectual property, and assists researchers in transferring knowledge and innovations to those outside the University community. The office works closely with the Faculty of Business and the PIE - OCEA program coordinator to facilitate entrepreneurial activites, programs, and resources. https://www.lakeheadu.ca/research-and-innovation/economic-development|
|||Partners in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (PIE), is the On-Campus Entrepreneurship Activities (OCEA) Program for Lakehead University, funded by the Ministry of Research and Innovation through the Ontario Centres of Excellence. Located on the Thunder Bay Campus, PIE's support extends to the students and alumni of Lakehead's Orillia campus. The mission of PIE is promoting employment through entrepreneurship. The program provides students with skills and resources needed to identify and develop their own business ideas through activities and workshops and also one on one support. www.pienwo.ca |