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Innovation Challenge Awards

Innovation Challenge Awards

The NSERC Innovation Challenge Awards were established in 2004 as a way to encourage students pursuing graduate studies in the natural sciences or engineering to develop their entrepreneurial spirit. Over the years, the awards have successfully helped student entrepreneurs on the road to achieving their goals: around twenty start-up companies have been established; and more than 80 percent of those who received the award said it had a positive influence on their career. As there are now many award options available to budding entrepreneurs, the NSERC Innovation Challenge Awards are no longer available since February 2013.
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