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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:

Pitch Competition

HELIX participant wins pitch competition

Travis Clements-Khan and three other HELIX participants recently travelled to India for the second annual Indo-Canadian Innovative Project Competition. The week-long event was presented in partnership between Seneca, College of Engineering Pune (COEP) and the City of Markham to foster entrepreneurship and create opportunities for both young Indian and Canadian innovators.

Pankaj Badatia from COEP, co-founder and CEO of BioEmbed, was the second winner.

Travis, along with Paulo Meneghel, Kevin Bache and Chester Wu from Seneca, won an all-expenses paid trip to India during a preliminary Seneca-COEP pitch competition held at Seneca’s Markham Campus in May...more

To view past HELIX success stories, please click here.

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.

Our Partners

Ontario Centres of Excellence
City of Toronto
York Region


City of Markham
Mentor Network
Richmond Hill
Venture Lab