Post Secondary Institution (PSI) Executive In Residence
The participating schools consist of Athabasca University, Concordia University of Edmonton, The King’s University, MacEwan University, NAIT, NorQuest College, and the University of Alberta.
You are a student. staff, and alumni of Edmonton’s post-secondary schools (listed above) interested in building a technology-based company can access the support through our Business Development Support (BDS) program. Alumni specifically, must be actively engaged with their post-secondary institution or have graduated within six months.
The Post-Secondary Institution (PSI) Program is a free program thanks to the joint support by Alberta Innovates, through the Edmonton Regional Innovation Network.
Potential participants should first contact an Executive in Residence (EIR) to determine if you’re eligible for the BDS program. Once accepted, you’ll be matched with subject-matter experts to help address your unique challenges and gaps, plus develop your company.
Contact an Executive In Residence to determine if you’re eligible. After that, click on the button below to start the application.
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Our programs for students, along with faculty, and recent alumni provide you the tools and connections to help grow your idea while navigating student life.
Our programs to start include helping to develop your idea, place it in front of potential customers, and craft the ideal pitch.
Our programs to grow will help you expand your network and get investment-ready. These include three global accelerators.