Building changemakers & catalyzing potential

Find us in the Rose Innovation Hub

Co-working space, event space, and a makerspace
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Everyone has the potential for creative problem-solving. 

Our mission is to catalyze this potential, developing entrepreneurial mindsets and fostering a culture of innovation across Queen’s University, the Kingston community, and globally. We build changemakers by encouraging and supporting their entrepreneurial initiatives through startup incubators, workshops, programs, courses, and pitch competitions.

We have programs for different stages and needs


Develop your entrepreneurial mindset and skillset in our early stage programs.

Grow your entrepreneurial mindset


Build a venture and receive training, mentorship, workspace, funding opportunities, services, and more.

Incubation programs

Our Network

Community is everything. Join our network of founders, mentors, and support providers.

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Our alumni ventures

Rapid drug checking technology and software for healthcare. 

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Scalable, cost effective and reliable 3D printing. 

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Revolutionizing underground mapping. 

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Empowering innovators of tomorrow. 

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Intelligent UV sanitization. 

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Accelerating access and adoption of innovative medical products. 

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Scent Trunk showcases the art of perfumery. 

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The largest collection of music in the world! 

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Upcoming Events




Event Presentation
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Commons (Room 103), Mitchell Hall Building - 69 Union Street West, Kingston, ON K7L 2N9

Ignition Café - April 2023