MakerLaunch leverages the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem and the design infrastructure at uOttawa to support participants with business and design services. MakerLaunch startups have access to uOttawa’s new STEM Complex including the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED) facilities, and the uOttawa Entrepreneurship Hub. This strategic location allows startups to collaborate with different disciples and access different services.

Business service
Business services are provided through our collaboration with the Ottawa startup community, and include:

  • Professional services (accountant and bookkeeping)
  • Legal advice
  • Management consulting
  • Professional workshops
  • And more.

Design and prototyping services
These services provide participants with the help needed to create or improve their products. The design services include:

  • Design consulting
  • Manufacturing consulting
  • Rapid prototyping through Brunsfield Centre and uOttawa’s Richard L’Abbé Makerspace
  • Electronics

More info on the design prototyping services:


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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Lionel Regis

Program Manager
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