Vision

The IOS aims to bring together a community of students, researchers, and industry leaders to help advance sciences, business, and society. We accomplish this by creating events and programs focused around our three main pillars: Discovery, Education, and Entrepreneurship.

By the numbers

27 faculty members from the Departments of Chemistry, Physics, Material Science and Engineering, and Electrical and Computer Engineering.

12 start-up companies currently working in our space and with our staff.

5 companies have graduated from our programs and have successfully raised venture funding, won multiple awards, and are helping develop Canada’s innovation economy.