Grand opening set for Brock LINC innovation space

MEDIA RELEASE: 30 January 2020 – R0019

Brock University will celebrate the completion of two major projects on campus next month.

On Friday, Feb. 21, the University will host the official opening for the Brock LINC, the new two-level collaborative innovation space at the base of Schmon Tower.

Opening Brock LINC, which stands for Learn, Innovate, Network, Collaborate, is another step in advancing the University’s priorities of enhancing the life and vitality of the Niagara region and beyond, offering a transformational and accessible academic and university experience, and building research capacity across the University.

It will provide the Brock community with the space to experience and experiment with entrepreneurship and will add a strategic asset within Niagara’s innovation ecosystem that supports a greater number of research and development partnerships between Brock and Niagara’s businesses and social organizations.

Also being celebrated on Friday, Feb. 21 is the completion of Brock’s District Energy Efficiency Project (DEEP). This included an upgrade and modernization of the University’s co-generation facility, which provides a reliable and energy-efficient source of electricity, cooling and heating on campus.

What: Grand Opening of Brock LINC

When: Friday, Feb. 21, 3 p.m.

Where: Rankin Family Pavilion at Brock University

Media and the community are invited to attend the ribbon-cutting celebration to officially open the space.

For more information or for assistance arranging interviews:

* Dan Dakin, Manager Communications and Media Relations, Brock University, 905-688-5550 x5353 or 905-347-1970

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