Health Entrepreneurship and Lifestyle Innovation Xchange
Solving real world challenges with venture and design thinking
Youth between the ages of 18 to 29 are invited to explore entrepreneurship as a career option and advance their venture ideas. HELIX supports entrepreneurship in all sectors with a focus on the development of innovative health and lifestyle products and services.
Innovation and Acceleration strands
The Innovation Strand includes a series of entreprenurial workshops and sector-specific support activities. The next step is the Acceleration Strand, providing further opportunity for dedicated enrolment in HELIX incubation activities and mentorship. Learn more
HELIX success stories:
Sustainable urban farming business developed at HELIX
When Steven Bourne (left) and Brandon Hebor quit their day jobs to start a green sustainable venture together last summer, you could say they had a bigger fish to fry.
Steven, 25, and Brandon, 24, are graduates of Seneca's Green Business Management certificate program. Their office these days is a narrow shipping container parked at the Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto. Most of the square footage inside is taken up by an aquaponics system they built themselves, including two 300-gallon fish tanks.
The fish - about 100 tilapia and fingerlings so far - are the engines of Ripple Farms, a food-growing project based on fish feces....more
To learn more about HELIX email Kate Collins, call her at 416.491.5050 ext. 24081 or visit HELIX at Newnham Campus in Room A3060.