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At Innovation Boost Zone (IBZ), we provide a variety of hands on entrepreneurial and venture creation opportunities.


Lab2Market, external link funds and equips graduate students and their faculty supervisors with the entrepreneurial skills needed to assess the commercial viability of their university-based research innovations. 

Currently, all L2M cohorts are currently in progress. Visit the link below to sign up for thier mailing list for updates on their next available cohort.

The Apprentice Program

Connecting Toronto Metropolitan University students and IBZ startups to collaborate on a project for 4 months.

Applications for the Apprentice Program are currently closed and will tentatively open in the summer semester of 2022.

The Ace Program

The researcher has the idea and the student has the entrepreneurial drive - together you can bring the idea to life.

Applications for the ACE Program are closed.

Want to make an impact, but don’t know how to get started? The Zero Experience will teach you how to make a difference from scratch.

It’s a great way to differentiate yourself from the crowd while working with a wide range of people from every faculty and year. 

Applications are now closed.


Are you ready to take your startup to the next growth phase? Raise is a 9-week hybrid program dedicated to helping founders become investor-ready.

Applications are now closed.