Our Partners

The Goodman School of Business is the internationally recognized business school at Brock University that is dedicated to providing education that transforms students into innovative, articulate, and ethical citizens in the global business environment. The Goodman School of Business is one of only six schools in Ontario that is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business international. This business school is home to more than 2,600 undergraduate students, 350 graduate students and has 7,000 alumni worldwide.

Professional Development helps individuals and organizations achieve their goals by providing a series of high value certificate programs in business and leadership. Develop your skills in management, sales, human resources and other professional skills and learn from award-winning professors and business experts. Learn More

Combining fresh insights and youthful energy with knowledge and professionalism, Consulting Services provides affordable business consultancy services to organizations in the Niagara region, specializing in small- to medium-sized business, business startups, and not-for-profit organizations. Employing top Master of Business Administration (MBA) candidates and graduates, our team offers consulting services in organizational strategy, marketing and sales, accounting and finance, data analytics, and human resources. Learn More

BioLinc maintains a collaborative partnership with Brock University’s Office of Research Services and The Goodman School of Business Consulting Group. By combining and maximizing on the resources offered by both campus services, BioLinc acts as a one stop shop for leaders of developing businesses in the bioscience related sectors.

Venture Development is part of Innovate Niagara’s network of business incubators. Innovate Niagara helps entrepreneurs in high-growth industries to start, grow and succeed. Innovate Niagara is a Regional Innovation Centre (RIC) funded through the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE). Formerly known as nGen – Niagara Interactive Media Generator, Innovate Niagara was renamed in 2013 to reflect their expanded mandate to serve emerging sectors and high-growth industries through business advisory services, tools and resources including a network of business incubators.

Visit the Innovate Niagara portal: www.innovateniagara.com

The National Research Council of Canada, Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) provides innovation and funding services customized to your specific needs. Our goal? To help you accelerate the growth of your business through innovation and technology. IRAP helps firms to develop technologies and successfully commercialize them in a global marketplace through; advisory services, funding, networking and linkages and youth employment programs. More information can be found here.

Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) drives the development of Ontario’s economy by helping create new jobs, products, services, technologies and businesses.

In partnership with industry, OCE co-invests to commercialize innovation originating in the province’s publicly funded colleges, universities and research hospitals. We also support and invest in early-stage projects, where the probability of commercial success and potential total return on innovation are substantial. Another expanding focus for OCE is the development of the next generation of innovators through our entrepreneurship fellowships and programs for students and youth across Ontario.

Osler is a leading business law firm practising internationally from offices across Canada and in New York. Our clients include industry and business leaders in all segments of the market and at various stages in the growth of their businesses. We have built our reputation on our commitment to our clients’ success and the experience, expertise and collaborative approach for which we are recognized. We believe that our success is a reflection of our clients’ success.

Turn 180 Custom Prototyping is based on Vineland, Ontario and provides completely unique, custom, and original mechanical and electronic designs for clients. Turn180Inc offers solutions consulting for both large and small businesses and consumers who have a custom design that requires special care. Turn180 specializes in digital manufacturing and electronic development. Turn180 works to provide both mentorship and support to Venture Development’s entrepreneurs that are in need of 3D design and prototyping.

Erie Mutual Insurance, a 147 year-old mutual insurance company based in Dunnville, Ontario and Brock University’s Goodman School of Business are pleased to announce the establishment of a collaborative partnership through Goodman Group Venture Development, Goodman’s dynamic business incubation and commercialization facility, that furthers Goodman’s dedication to promoting and enhancing the growth and commercialization of new businesses and discoveries taking place at Brock University and throughout the Niagara Region. Learn more about the partnership here.