March 21, 2019 – General views of the True Blue Expo during U of T Entrepreneurship Week (photo by Jeff Beardall)

U of T Entrepreneurship Week

The annual celebration of startup activity and innovation at U of T will take place
March 7-11, 2022.

Join U of T’s entrepreneurial community and campus accelerators at the annual celebration of the positive impact that innovation and startup activity can have on our economy, our health and the planet.

The 6th annual U of T Entrepreneurship Week is set for March 7-11, 2022. With over 500 new ventures launched in the past decade, U of T is one of the world’s top 10 university-managed incubators and #1 in Canada for research-based startups.

This week of public events is open to students, mentors, alumni, business leaders, investors and anyone else who wants to be inspired and learn why the University of Toronto is THE place to accelerate your ideas, your startup and your growth.

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U of T Entrepreneurship Week Highlight Reel, 2021

the place to innovate

# 1

in Canada for research-based startups

top 10

in University-managed incubators globally

500 +

companies created

5000 +

jobs created

Startup Spotlight

Explore U of T’s innovative startups with their world-class strengths ranging from advanced materials and manufacturing to regenerative medicine and AI.

Boy with child-sized wearable walking device is guided by researcher.

This is the place to help kids walk 

A small boy wearing Trexo Robotics assistive technology smiles as a helper shows him a tablet display University of Toronto startup Trexo Robotics is designing innovative assistive technology that supports…

This is the place to expand the internet into space 

U of T startup Kepler Communications’ tiny internet satellites are helping scientists share field data. The more field data that scientists analyze from around the world, the better we’ll be…

Ali Punjani sits at a computer with drug sequencing on display.

This is the place to speed up drug discovery 

University of Toronto startup Structura Biotechnology builds novel software for cryo-electron microscopy which aims to help scientists understand the structure and function of protein molecules. “Every biological process that happens…

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#UofTEntWeek Events

event Tuesday, March 09, 2021

2021 RBC Innovation & Entrepreneurship Prize 

Join us at our largest startup pitch competition of the year, offering $50,000+ in prizes to recognize, reward, and accelerate the University of Toronto’s most innovative startups. When: Tuesday, March 9,…

event Thursday, March 11, 2021

RBC Speaker Series 

BIOTECH, INNOVATION AND NEW THERAPEUTIC PARADIGMS FOR PATIENTS Now available on-demand, watch U of T alum and serial entrepreneur, Derrick Rossi discuss his unique journey as a biologist-entrepreneur and his…

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