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TEC Launch enables the accelerated growth of companies that are entering the market with a new product or have been in market for some time but are not growing at their desired rate.

The TEC Launch program is an approved program by MITACS for the Accelerate Entrepreneur program which funds student/researcher entrepreneurs to further develop the research or technology at the core of their business when hosted by an incubator facility.

You are:

  • A technology-based company at the prototype stage
  • At least six months away from launching your product
  • An entrepreneur looking to be part of a collaborative community

What’s Included:

Phase 1 (month 1-6):

  • Creation of six-month work plan
  • Monthly pulse meetings to track progress
  • Weekly meetings with a designated business coach
  • Access to TEC Source Advisory Panel.

Phase 2 (month 7-12):

  • Creation of the next six-month work plan with monthly milestones
  • Implementation of phase 1 work plan
  • Monthly pulse meetings to track progress and
  • Weekly meetings with a designated business coach.
  • Meetings with your assigned executive in residence once  a week

You get:

  • Business advice and mentorship  from our team of seasoned experts
  • 24-hour use of the vibrant downtown workspace
  • A like-minded community of innovators
  • Access to our large network of partners


$500/month per company includes:

  • Up to four seats in the TEC Innovation District (TID)
  • Unlimited use of high-speed wi-fi
  • Access to all meeting rooms at TEC Centre and the TID

Note: Six months contract with 30 days notice

How to apply

Step 1: Complete the application form below.

Step 2: You will be contacted within two business days to set up an exploratory meeting.

Questions about the TEC Launch program, contact:
Shelley McDonald:

Questions about the MITACS Accelerate Entrepreneur program, contact:
Eric Loo, Director, Business Development and Team Lead Prairies

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