RIO Partners

Memorial's RIO works with many amazing partners.


Springboard Atlantic

Memorial is a proud member of Springboard Atlantic, the commercialization network that drives academic and industry collaboration in Atlantic Canada.

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Genesis is Memorial's business incubator for technology start-ups. The Centre helps entrepreneurs commercialize their ideas and build successful companies in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship

Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship (MCE) is a Centre on Memorial's St. John's campus that promotes entrepreneurship, supporting students, faculty, and staff in the development of their start-up ideas and navigation of the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Centre for Social Enterprise

Memorial's Centre for Social Enterprise is located on St. John's campus and offers student-focused experiential learning opportunities and community engagement around creating positive societal impact through social enterprise and social innovation.


The Navigate Program is located on Memorial's Grenfell Campus to support entrepreneurs in the pre-start-up phase of business development and to help individuals navigate the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Office of Public Engagement

Memorial's Office of Public Engagement works with internal and external groups to design programs and initiatives that make a difference in our communities and province.

Grenfell Office of Engagement

Grenfell Campus' Office of Engagement brings people together to address issues of common concern, to solve shared problems, and to generate positive social change by creating mutually beneficial partnerships and collaborations.

Invention to Innovation - SFU Beedie School of Business

Invention to Innovation (i2I) is a unique and rewarding entrepreneurship program that helps scientists and engineers commercialize their inventions and overcome marketplace challenges.

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