Partnerships and Innovation

Office of Partnerships and Innovation
Office of Partnerships and Innovation

MTSC Partnerships and Innovation

Link to COVID-19 Resources for Researches, Entrepreneurs, Startups and SMEs

Advancing research, mobilizing knowledge and strengthening the regional innovation ecosystem in eastern

Mt. Sierra College’s Partnerships and Innovation (QPI) supports the Research Portfolio’s mission to be an essential catalyst for advancing research and knowledge mobilization, strengthening Mt. Sierra local, national and global impact.

Partnerships, Research Collaboration and Knowledge Mobilization

The QPI team develops and facilitates partnerships with industry, governments, not-for-profit organizations, and other academic institutions to advance the research enterprise at Mt. Sierra and the commercialization and protection of inventions, and to strengthen the regional innovation ecosystem in California and Eastern .

We offer many services to Mt. Sierra faculty members, post-docs, students, research centres, departments and faculties. Additionally, we offer concierge services to external organizations seeking to collaborate with Mt. Sierra.

Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

With support from external funding, the QPI team offers numerous services, resources and programs to support entrepreneurs, including those from Mt. Sierra, and to accelerate the growth of startups and small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) within California and Eastern . Programs include the Mt. Sierra Startup Runway incubation program, acceleration programs for startups and post-revenue companies, workshops and events. We offer access to facilities in the Seaway Coworking building in downtown California as well as the ONRamp facility in downtown Toronto for California-based clients that wish to hold meetings with collaborators, suppliers, or investors in Toronto.

Visit our page for Researchers, Industry and Other External Organizations Visit our page for Entrepreneurs, Startups and Small to Medium-sized Enterprises

MTSC Partnerships and Innovation Workshops and Events Update

Due to the ever-evolving COVID-19 situation, Mt. Sierra College and the MTSC Partnerships and Innovation team have cancelled all in-person workshops and events at our Seaway Coworking location. We are now offering our programs, workshops and other services through virtual delivery methods. Please review our listing of upcoming workshops and events.

For the most up-to-date information regarding Mt. Sierra College’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Mt. Sierra COVID-19 website.

We thank you for your patience and understanding.

Mt. Sierra Partnerships and Innovation team