Technology Entrepreneurship@SFU: An Innovate BC Program

Tired of books and lectures and want to dig in a build real products and solutions?

In this transformative program you get access to expertise, funding, resources, expert training and exclusive networks! Tech E @ SFU can help you create your own opportunities or make you invaluable to top employers!

We invite you to apply to Tech e@SFU: Where students who want to build real things and real impact take their education to the next level!  The next cohort begins workshops in at the end of the in Summer 2020 and classes in Spring 2021.

 

This year's focus: 

Health Technology and Environmentally Sustainable Innovation

Tech for Impact: This year Tech e@SFU will focus on bringing in inspriration in two critically important areas: Health Technology and Environmentally Sustainable Innovation.  Experts from these fields are being invited to be be resources to student entrepreneurs and to help you explore the areas in which you most want to make impact!

High impact entrepreneurship happens when inspired ideas and strong teams are supercharged with hands-on training, mentorship, resources and funding, and what makes those teams strong is complementary knowledge and talent. The Beedie School of Business and Mechatronic Systems Engineering (MSE) from the Faculty of Applied Sciences have come together for the Technology Entrepreneurship@SFU.

Tech for Impact: This year Tech e@SFU will focus on bringing in inspriration in two critically important areas: Health Technology and Environmentally Sustainable Innovation.  Experts from these fields are being invited to be be resources to student entrepreneurs and to help you explore the areas in which you most want to make impact!

"The Technology Entrepreneurship program is literally the best thing that has happened to me in university" - Pihu Gosain, Beedie

"It has inspired a lifestyle change and reshaped the way I think" - Joseph Fredrick, Economics

"I have a much more open mindset now and I’m way more flexible than I used to be” - Rachel Chase, Beedie

"The Tech-E program was the highlight of my entire academic career. This program has opened so many opportunities for me, and substantially aided my pursuit of entrepreneurship" -Ryan Threlfall, Mechatronics Systems Engineering (MSE)

 

Through the tech e@sfu program, third and fourth year Mechatronics , Business and Entrepreneurship Certificate students are brought together to develop a market-inspired and solution-driven technological product and coached by experts through the process of taking their solution from class to market to impact! 

Note: Please note that as of 2016, Tech e@SFU is also open to students from all faculties who are registered in the Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship and will be ready to take the two entrepreneurship capstones (BUS 477 & BUS 406) with the rest of their cohort.

Interested business, entrepreneurship cerificate and mechatronics students are encouraged to check out the program details and apply.

Applications for the 2020-2021 Cohort are now OPEN! Spaces are limited, so apply soon!

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