Bringing ideas to life requires help from a vast industry network. Trivaris works with private, government, academic and financial organizations, associations and centres. Considering industry connections can take years to build, our network adds extreme value for our portfolio companies.
Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation (MEDI)
The MEDI is a government of Ontario branch responsible for the promotion, coordination and execution of Ontario’s innovation agenda.
Strategic Innovation Lab (sLab) at Ontario College of Art & Design
sLab, studies a wide range of subjects in order to understand the meaning of current signals through the study of prior behaviours; enabling them to accurately predict emerging trends and opportunities within commercial markets.
MEEI, is a program offered by McMaster University, and is a highly specialized Master’s level program for engineers along with scientists who want to be entrepreneurs. The program teaches the business concepts and tools to help create new businesses or develop a new market for an existing business.
McMaster Innovation Park
The MIP will be an internationally recognized focal point for innovation, creativity, learning and research excellence. MIP will be a hub for the study, facilitation, and acceleration of innovation and the commercialization of R&D to the market.
McMaster University is a full-service university, with well-established strengths in health care, engineering, business, social sciences, science, humanities research and education. With a long-standing reputation as Canada’s “most innovative” university, McMaster’s dedication to providing innovating education and ground-breaking research has earned it the reputation as one of the leading post-secondary institutions in Canada.
University of Waterloo
The University of Waterloo, located at the heart of Canada’s Technology Triangle, has become one of Canada’s leading comprehensive universities. Recognized as Canada’s “best overall” University, U of W has a global reputation for fostering innovation, providing cutting edge science, technology and computer science education.
Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology
Mohawk College, located in Hamilton Ontario, provides post-secondary education in five faculties – Applied Arts, Business, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, and Human Services and Continuing Education.
Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)
The Ontario Centres of Excellence is the pre-eminent research-to-commercialization vehicle in Ontario. Through capital investment, OCE facilitates economic growth through support for industrially relevant R&D, the opening of new market opportunities and the commercialization of leading edge discovery.
Innovation Factory is a not-for-profit Regional Innovation Centre, located in Hamilton, Ontario, committed to connecting and enabling active collaboration between the city’s communities of science, business, government, academia and finance to accelerate the innovation process while amplifying the economic and social impact of key new ideas and discoveries