Access to a network that boosts a startup’s potential for success in key areas like:

Enhanced support 
Startups can access a global community of more than 210,000 uOttawa alumni in over 155 countries around the world.

Refine the tech
Startups can work with uOttawa research centres and institutes to fine-tune their technologies.

Pre-launch product validation 
Startups can connect with industrial partners to turbocharge their liftoff.

Build the crew
Fast track productivity by acquiring motivated uOttawa talent via programs like RBC uOttawa Entrepreneurship, SELECT and MITACS.


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

Kyle Bournes
Alumni Relations Officer

Tel.: 613-562-5800 ext : 2545

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