The HELIX Summer Institute is a new two-week intensive innovation boot-camp launching this August at Seneca@York.

In just two weeks you’ll develop your entrepreneurship skills and gain 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.

Innovation Strand

In this two-week program you’ll build teams and work with our industry client, Markham-Stouffville Hospital, to conceptualize product and business models based on a real-life business problem or need. At the end of the program your team will pitch to industry clients and key partners within the entrepreneurship ecosystem. Learn more

Acceleration Strand

As a successful team you’ll have the opportunity to move on to the “Acceleration Strand” with continued HELIX mentorship to mobilize your product and company. If successful, you’ll receive exclusive access to Seneca expertise and resources to help incubate your new business. Learn more

Seneca HELIX


    August 21 – September 2, 2017
    Seneca@York Campus

  • How to Apply

    The HELIX Summer Institute is a free program for anyone aged 18-29.

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