Meet the Startups

For the past decade, DDQIC has helped provide support and mentorship to young entrepreneurs. Upon graduating our programs, many participants have continued to work on their ventures, expanding their ideas and presence beyond the Kingston community. 

Algi Foods

Algi was founded by two students with a shared passion for food and sustainability. Frustrated by the current climate crisis and the lack of healthy and delicious plant based options available on the market, Alessandra and Devon set out to start a food company that would make an impact. 


Cleanslate UV

CleanSlate UV is a biosafety company creating the next generation of intelligent sanitization solutions. They leverage the power of UV-C light to kill the most dangerous bacteria and viruses without damaging devices. With a focus on rigorously tested and intuitive products, CleanSlate UV is trusted by world-class facilities, from hospitals to five-star hotels. 


Mosaic Manufacturing

In 2014 Mosaic introduced their patented SEME technology enabling multi‑material 3D printing at an accessible price point. Their technology has become the most widely used multi‑material technology on the market. Their mission is to bring 3D printing to the factory floor. 


Spectra Plasmonics

Spectra Plasmonics mission is to create high performing, simple to use products that empower anyone to make real-world informed decisions through leveraging breakthrough sensing technologies. Their was passionate about healthcare solutions and saw the potential impact our technology could make towards the drug-related challenges North America was facing.