“I just want to say thank you for this experience at Seneca HELIX. It was a very valuable experience for me. I learned a lot about not only developing a business idea but also presenting it to potential investors..."  Ernesto Y. – SI Participant

Whether participants want to be an entrepreneur or an intrepreneur, the entrepreneurial mindset developed at the HELIX Summer Institute is critical to virtually any industry or enterprise. In just two weeks participants develop their entrepreneurial skills and gain an outstanding experiential experience working with real clients on real business problems. You’ll also have access to some of the best mentors in innovation and entrepreneurship in the region.

HELIX will be running another Summer Institute in July/August of 2018. More details to follow.

2017 HELIX Summer Institute

2017 HELIX Summer Institute

2017 HELIX Summer Institute Participants and key dignitaries

The 2017 HELIX Summer Institute focused on developing solutions to a real life problem being faced by Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH)...more

Seneca HELIX

  • Applications for Summer 2018 will open soon. Please check back regularly.
  • How to Apply

    The HELIX Summer Institute is a free program for anyone.


    All applicants are required to submit a statement of intent with a maximum of 500 words.