Embedded Mentors At the Chang Institute, we’re here to support you. If you’re interested in bringing in industry professionals into the classroom, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking for expertise in the Life Sciences realm, Creative and Digital landscape, Climate solutions stream or are interested in diversity and inclusion.
Program Overview The Science Entrepreneur Accelerator pilot is a program designed for SFU alumni from the Invention to Innovation (i2I) program to take their research-based ventures to the next level through customized support and resources from multiple partners within the SFU innovation ecosystem. The Pilot’s team-based approach brings together founder and scientific mentorship, lab access and […]
Invention to Innovation (i2I) Invention to Innovation (i2I) is a unique and rewarding entrepreneurship program that helps scientists and engineers commercialize their inventions and overcome marketplace challenges. The 11-month, part-time program also provides start-up ventures or existing firms with essential frameworks, perspectives and techniques to contribute to new product development and commercialization in industry.
Are you a K-12 student interested in learning more about how to unleash your entrepreneurial mindset and make the change you want to see in the world? At the Chang Institute, we know that the entrepreneurial mindset can help students build resilience, creativity, confidence, and the ability to bring their unique talents the changes they […]
Resources for Educators Innovating in education takes courage, creativity and community, and we’re here to help. The Chang Institute provides resources and assistance to entrepreneurial educators, such as: Embedded Mentors Speakers in the Classroom Live Case Studies Curricular and Co-curricular design Embedded Mentors Check out our list of embedded mentors, all from different fields of […]
"Going into the 2nd half of my 4th year I discovered the Certificate of Entrepreneurship and realized that many of my upper-division classes qualified as a part of the certificate. The core certificate classes of Project Management and Financing New Ventures were of interest to me, as I saw I could apply the knowledge I learned from those courses, directly to Studio Kleio. My round-about journey led me to apply for the certificate so I could learn real applicable knowledge from those classes and apply them to my business."
"BUS 238 was my first introduction to entrepreneurship. I came in as an engineering student and realized that, wow, there’s this whole other world where I can develop things people need and use."