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Take a look at our News & Events page to see what programs are currently accepting applications!

Click the titles below to learn more about each of our programming sectors:


Learning is done best outside of the classroom–there, we said it. The SDZ facilitates three courses at Toronto Metropolitan University:

  • CKIH200: Science Leadership
  • SCI999: Research Practicum
  • SCI888: Evidence-Based Innovation
Innovation Challenges

Build workplace skills, be part of a team that solves problems that matter, and meet people who can connect you to your next opportunity. We offer new innovation challenges each term!

Student Skills-training Programs

Students can build industry-relevant skills and startups can gain operational support and fresh perspectives.

If you want to learn more about our skills-training programs, check out our social media, or get in contact with us.

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Skills-building Workshops

Tailored to develop 21st century skills, these workshops provide an easy avenue to try something new.

Arduino, 3D printing, laser cutting, improv, & more.

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Our socials create connections that last far beyond us, and has created one of our most valuable assets: our tight-knit community.

Ice cream socials and mixers.

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These workshops help get your startup from the lightbulb moment to being ready for a pitch competition.

How-to series, pitch for your meal, and topical tutorials.