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Source: Government of Canada – MIL OSI Regional News in English

Support business growth and innovation in post-secondary institutions encourages entrepreneurship, creates businesses more competitive and strengthen the economy. To this end, the Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship (MCE) [English only] provides advice, resources and mentorship in order to help a larger number of students from Memorial University [in English only] to establish successful businesses.

The Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship offers mentoring and support to students business owners.

August 22, 2019 – St. John’s (T.‑N.‑L.) – economic promotion Agency of atlantic Canada

Support business growth and innovation in post-secondary institutions encourages entrepreneurship, creates businesses more competitive and strengthen the economy. To this end, the Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship (MCE) [English only] provides advice, resources and mentorship in order to help a larger number of students from Memorial University [in English only] to establish successful businesses.

The CSM offers students in entrepreneurship, access to basic training in entrepreneurship and start-up financing, while offering advice, support and opportunities to engage in the business community. In the next three years, the MCE will seek to encourage new business students to start with the help of workshops and activities, mentoring, contest submissions, as well as courses in entrepreneurship. It will also focus on the research topics related to the entrepreneurial ecosystem at Memorial University of newfoundland and around Newfoundland and Labrador.

The government of Canada will invest one million dollars over the next three years into this project, and the provincial government will make a contribution of $ 375,000.

Nick Whalen, federal deputy of St. John’s East, on behalf of the honourable Navdeep Bains, minister of Innovation, Science and economic Development and minister responsible for the economic promotion Agency the atlantic Canada opportunities (ACOA) and the honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation [in English only] Newfoundland and Labrador, made the announcement today.

Innovation and diversification are necessary for the economic growth and the creation of good jobs for the people of the Atlantic region. The support given to this project is one of the measures taken by the government of Canada to stimulate the economy of innovation by supporting strategic clusters, and by fostering the development and increasing the scope of accelerators and incubators. Projects such as this one also contribute to the result of the growth Strategy for the Atlantic, that is to say, to long term economic prosperity in the region.

Quotes

“The government of Canada understands that to train the next generation of business leaders will help to strengthen the economy and create good jobs for the middle class. This is why we are investing in the Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship, which builds an entrepreneurial environment in all faculties of Memorial University and contributes to a more innovative economy in the region. “

– The honourable Navdeep Bains, minister of Innovation, Science and economic Development and minister responsible for ACOA

“In our round tables on innovation related to the growth Strategy for the Atlantic, I’ve been able to see the potential of student entrepreneurs and the necessity of having more. This funding will help more students move their ideas from the university to companies. They will grow our economy, while giving free rein to their passion. “

– Nick Whalen, federal deputy of St. John’s Is

“Our program of innovation business and our plan of work related to technologies foster a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation in the province. Support for the Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship will attract, inspire and engage more students of the first and second cycles so that they make the experience of entrepreneurship, and this support will ensure that start-up companies in early stage, will receive the assistance they need. “

– The honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, Newfoundland and Labrador

“The students of Memorial University, with their training and varied disciplines, represent the foundation and the future of entrepreneurship and innovation in our province, thus contributing to the diversification and sustainability of economic of Newfoundland and Labrador. We would like to thank the federal and provincial governments recognize the importance of the Memorial Center for Entrepreneurship, a key player in the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Newfoundland and Labrador, and we look forward to continue to play a role in the development of entrepreneurs, who will facilitate the socio-economic development of our province and our country. “

– Gary Kachanoski, president and vice chancellor of Memorial University

Quick facts

The MCE was founded in 2017 as a centre serving the whole campus through a partnership between the faculty of business administration [in English only] and the faculty of engineering and applied sciences [in English only]. It has been created with the aim to stimulate entrepreneurship, to providing support to students, faculty and staff in the framework of their project of business start-up, and contribute to the development of an entrepreneurial ecosystem attractive to Newfoundland and Labrador.

In a recent report published by Startup Genome [English only], an international organization of research of San Francisco that provides analysis of data to the ecosystems of start-up companies in the world, the Atlantic region has been named the ecosystem of start-up companies with the fastest growth in North America. There is also mention that the region is at the top of the queue for the start-up funding for a start-up company to the activation phase.

The government of Canada is investing a million dollars in this project within the framework of the Program of regional economic growth through innovation (CERI) of the ACOA. The provincial government, through the ministry of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, paid 375 000 $ to the project.

The component Ecosystems of regional innovation of the CERI facilitates the creation and growth of regional ecosystems inclusive that meet the needs of business and fosters an entrepreneurial climate that is conducive to innovation, growth and competitiveness.

The CERI continues to build on the objectives of the Plan for innovation and skills the government of Canada.

Resource persons

Paul McGrathDirecteur of communicationsBureau of the AGENCY to T. N. L. 709 772 2984paul.mcgrath@canada.ca

Eric HumberTourisme, Culture, Industry and Innovation709 729 4819, 709 725 9655erichumber@gov.nl.ca

Dave SorensenGestionnaire, CommunicationsUniversité Memorial Ground Neuve709 864 2143, 709 685 7134sorensen@mun.ca

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and/or sentence structure is not be perfect.

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