You are now in the main content area
News & Events
Carousel content with 3 slides. A carousel is a rotating set of images, rotation stops on keyboard focus, on carousel tab controls or hovering the mouse pointer over images. Use the tabs or the previous and next buttons to change the displayed slide.
We're accepting applications for membership!
Is there a problem you're passionate about solving? Do you want support bringing an idea to life? If so, the SDZ could be the place to help you get started.
Use this link to apply for membership and get the support you need to explore what entrepreneurship could mean for you!
Our members are pursuing their passions on so many topics, and we want everyone to know about their successes. Take a look at the features below to see what some of our members have been up to. We're only getting started, so stay tuned for more highlights!
July 10, 2020
Kjell Boersma: Experimental Astronaught (opens in new window)
Travelling from Sesame Street to the SDZ and beyond, Kjell Boersma’s artistic journey has taken off. Upon completing his Image Arts bachelor’s degree at Ryerson in 2018, the Astronaught Media founder joined the SDZ to grow his passion for storytelling. He stayed for the early-idea incubator's personalized approach to supporting its members.
December 3, 2020
The Curiosity Series: COVID-19 As A Disruptor
The chaos of the pandemic has made issues of inequity, harmful silences, and systemic failures plain to see.
Merely realizing these deeply rooted shortcomings, however, is not enough.
July 17, 2020
Vahid Safar's Prize-Winning Risk (opens in new window)
In May, the fifth-year Biology student’s idea for an autonomous camera system won the Science Discovery Zone’s Steve Naraine Early Innovation Prize. The win grants Vahid $2000 toward the system's development.