Queen's University's Hub for Innovators and Entrepreneurs

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.


Courses and opportunities designed to increase your entrepreneurship and innovation knowledge and skills.

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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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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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




Ignition cafe
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Muddy Waters Restaurant: 6557 Rd.38, Verona, ON K0H 2W0

Ignition Café - October 2023




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

Ignition Café - November 2023


Since 2012, we have been supporting Queen's students, staff, faculty, and Kingston community members to develop innovative ventures and create an impact.

Our Mission