As the Entrepreneur and Innovation Hub for Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon, co-located with industry partners Xerox Research Centre of Canada and GreenCentre Canada, the RIC Centre offers a comprehensive range of support services to entrepreneurs for free, including mentorship and advisory services, hands-on workshops and networking events. Utilizing the expertise of RICC’s Entrepreneurs in Residence, RICC clients receive unparalleled professional guidance every step of the way. RIC Centre is a not-for-profit organization working to support innovative businesses within the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs.
RIC Centre’s strategic focus for 2016-2017 is to work with innovators in the following range of sectors:
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Clean Technologies
- IoT Digital Media
Meet the Experts in Our Strategic Focus Areas
RIC Centre’s strategic focus for 2016-2017 is to work with innovators in the following range of sectors:Advanced Manufacturing, Clean Technologies and IoT Digital Media.
Derrek S. Lennox
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Vision and Mission
To facilitate connections between the entrepreneurial imagination and practical resources for commercialization, thereby building an innovation ecosystem to support community prosperity in Peel Region.
As the Entrepreneur and Innovation Hub for Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon, RIC Centre has provided a range of free support services to 369 active clients (new + existing) in the last year, and welcomed 243 new clients!
Throughout the year, RIC Centre has made significant impact on our clients’ business performance by accelerating the process of creating 153 new products, 87 new services, and 21 granted patents.
Over 50% of our clients say that RIC Centre has made a vital or significant impact on their entrepreneurial journey.
Read our full impact report here!