Our MakerLaunch program is an addition to our existing robust uOttawa Engineering entrepreneurial ecosystem and dynamic maker culture. It propels our tech startups from a safe environment to the real competitive world of tech.

Not ready to launch…YET. Check out these programs to see how uOttawa Engineering’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem can get you there.

Through entrepreneurial competitions, courses and various programming, we offer a safe and creative environment for our students to ideate, validate and build their startups.


  • Ideas Competition
  • Startup Weekend
  • Design Courses


  • Concepts Competition
  • Simon Nehme Summer Entrepreneurship School


  • Launching Competition
  • Startup Garage [Summer Program]
  • Masters in Tech


  • Funding from investors
  • Revenue Growth


MakerLaunch provides University of Ottawa students and recent alumni entrepreneurs with the support necessary to fast track commercialization of technologies and launch new tech startups. Our program is designed to propel startups to success by surrounding them with the team, facilities and tools needed to launch and scale.

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Contact Us

Lionel Regis

Program Manager
Email: lregis@uOttawa.ca
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