Queen’s spinoff Dynamiris selected to receive INOVAIT funding

Jul 05, 2023

Dynamiris submitted a proposal to INOVAIT and its proposed project was one of 14 to be selected in the third round of INOVAIT’s Pilot Fund call for applications.

Wings program helped Insite Project Consulting Inc. get where they need to go

Jun 26, 2023

As a trained civil engineer and project manager, Nancy Dionne was comfortable dealing with the physical world of engineering but creating a new business didn't come as naturally.

Kingston Innovator Wins Award for Cutting-Edge Work to Monitor Breast Cancer Using a Simple Blood Test

May 19, 2023

Up-and-coming company is using a liquid biopsy to monitor tumour size and provide early detection of how well patients are responding to treatment, helping to prolong life

OBIO® Women’s Entrepreneurship Program provides insight and confidence to three Queen’s-licensed startups

May 16, 2023

Three women entrepreneurs advancing health innovations participated in the Women’s Entrepreneurship Program led by the Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization, Women in Health Initiative, and the Institute for Biomedical Entrepreneurship.

Supporting the ecosystem of women-led businesses

May 15, 2023

The WE-CAN Project at Queen’s reflects on the past three years and looks to the future as it continues to empower women entrepreneurs in Kingston and region.

The Kwe-Biz Program proves instrumental in providing resources and mentorship to many Indigenous women entrepreneurs

May 01, 2023

Over the past three years, the WE-CAN Project has served 130 Indigenous women entrepreneurs, 90 of whom received services through the Kwe-Biz Program as part of the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES) Ecosystem funding

WE-CAN client, Ombaashi Applied Technologies, providing leading-edge UAV training

Apr 19, 2023

Maureen Shemrock is the owner of Ombaashi Applied Technologies, a Kingston-based company empowering individuals through training and the professional use of Remote Piloted Aircraft Systems.

WE-CAN Mentorship Propels Kingston Business Owner Forward with ISO 9001 Certification

Mar 10, 2023

Kathy Wray, CEO of Southeastern Telecommunication Services turned to the WE-CAN Project for help in finding the support and expertise needed to pursue ISO 9001 Certification.

Queen’s WE-CAN Project collaborates with Strategic Procurement Services to promote supplier diversity

Feb 23, 2023

The WE-CAN Project and Strategic Procurement Services (SPS) at Queen’s University have joined forces to shine a spotlight on Kingston area businesses owned by underrepresented groups of women entrepreneurs.

QPI launches fifth and final cohort of Wings Accelerator program

Feb 22, 2023

Queen’s Partnerships and Innovation (QPI) is pleased to welcome the winter 2023 cohort of companies to the Wings Accelerator program, launched on February 6, 2023.

WE-CAN’s YourWay Program inspires new Harbour Kitchen for women entrepreneurs

Feb 09, 2023

Harbour Kitchen is Kingston’s newest community kitchen, providing affordable access to commercial kitchen space for women from underrepresented groups.

Wings participant WEMA aims to provide early detection of cervical cancer to those in remote communities

Jan 26, 2023

Wing's participant WEMA hopes to improve cervical cancer screening access for people who live in remote areas, both in Canada and abroad.