Brock Student Innovation Competitions
BioLinc is working with student entrepreneurs at Brock University to help turn scientific ideas into business opportunities. Come talk to us about an innovative idea, a project or even a business plan and we'll provide you and your team with the necessary guidance, business advice, market intelligence needed to convert their idea into a commercializable product.
Blueprint is an exciting program designed to give undergraduate, graduate students and alumni a chance to develop and grow their ideas and businesses. Blueprint is a program run through BioLinc, in collaboration with several departments at Brock University, and partners throughout the Niagara community. Much more than a business competition, Blueprint is designed to create a unique opportunity for students by providing them with business advice, mentorship, and funding.
Monster Pitch is BUEC’s version of the popular TV show, Dragon’s Den. Four groups of students pitch their business idea to a panel of judges and compete to win a start-up package. Students can compete to expand their existing business or turn their ideas into a reality.
Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) are intended to stimulate interest in research in the natural sciences and engineering. They are also meant to encourage students to undertake graduate studies and pursue a research career in these fields. They help students to gain research work experience that complements studies in an academic setting; these awards can help provide students with financial support through their host university.
The Council of Ontario Universities (COU), in partnership with the Government of Ontario, has announced the second annual Innovative Designs for Accessibility (IDeA) Ontario undergraduate student competition. They are seeking innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions to accessibility-related barriers in the community.