Welcome to Science Innovation Hub

Nestled within Canada's most innovative university, the Faculty of Science's newest interdisciplinary program offering is a coalescence of the University of Waterloo's award-winning entrepreneurial resources in one, convenient location.

Our mission is to help you develop as a future global scientific leader. The Science Innovation Hub has partnered with a number of exemplary entrepreneurship centres across campus to bring together the resources you'll need to succeed across the spectrum of innovation.

We offer:

microscope icon

connectivity icon

  • an interdisciplinary workshop series to provide essential skills for scientists
 

Learn more about our program offerings, from The Advisory Hub which will house our extensive network of interdisciplinary advisors, or our Social Hub, the Science Innovation Hub's social collision space. We're also working in collaboration with international partners to craft a workshop series that opens dialogues about topics in entrepreneurship, translational research, and effective science communication.

Whether you're an undergraduate student just starting out with an idea you can't wait to put together or a faculty member who just needs that little bit of space to tinker and perfect, the Science Innovation Hub is here and at the ready. What are you waiting for? 

  1. June 2, 2020Springing into Action with the Science Innovation Hub

    While our physical doors may be closed, the Science Innovation Hub is working hard to continue supporting our students through the Spring term - and making sure to support our community by practicing proper physical distancing. We’ve been connecting through video conferencing (members from iuvoderm, Scope, Material Futures Lab, and iGEM pictured below) to make sure everyone is staying well and staying safe.

  2. Apr. 17, 2020Meet the inaugural teams in the Science Innovation Hub!

    As we head into the Spring Term, the Science Innovation Hub is proud to support a diverse group of teams, working on a variety of important issues. Come meet our inaugural cohort, and learn about the progress they have made so far!

    Diffusiv

    If you’ve ever pulled out a package of questionable meat from the fridge and gotten a whiff of something you never wanted to, Diffusiv wants you to know that they’re working hard to save your nose - and your groceries.

  3. Jan. 17, 2020Faculty of Science Launches Innovation Hub

    An exciting and innovative transition has been taking place in the Faculty of Science, and we are now pleased to announce the opening of the Science Innovation Hub!

Read all news
  1. Aug. 12, 2020Skills Development: Scientific Project Planning
    Scientific Project Planning banner

    Being able to complete experiments efficiently and effectively requires not just scientific technical skills but project planning skills as well. We’ll be covering some basics on how to map out an experimental pipeline using a 5 week rotation student project as a framework. 

  2. Aug. 26, 2020SIH Presents: Publishing Your Discoveries
    Publishing your Discoveries banner

    Dr. April Pawluk was in the midst of a traditional academic research path when she realized that her true calling was in the world of scientific publication and not at a lab bench in Berkeley. Now she’s flourishing as an Associate Scientific Editor at Cell Press, helping to shape and facilitate the vast landscape of communicating novel scientific discoveries.

All upcoming events