University-affiliated innovation centers empower young entrepreneurs to foster their big ideas into innovative and feasible products and businesses. The North American EcoInnovation Network provides these centers with access to educational resources, supportive relationships and opportunities for advancement. In addition, through yearly competitions and ongoing support, we help these innovative entrepreneurs find business solutions to their environmental challenges.
The 2020 YIC invites North American youth aged 18 to 30 to propose innovative solutions to address environmental challenges and opportunities for communities in Canada, Mexico and the United States.
This network of innovation centers within academic institutions across North America will cultivate youth and community leadership in innovation, entrepreneurship, and sustainable growth.
What is the role of entrepreneurs in a transition toward more sustainable societies? This session offers an introductory discussion that tackles this question and offers some direction to those in early stages of their sustainable and entrepreneurial journey.
Supporting the next generation of business leaders is a win-win-win solution for complex challenges related to climate change, unemployment, and business development.
In 2015, the United Nations General Assembly defined 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for universal adoption. These goals inform a global call-to-action to reduce inequality, eradicate poverty, improve health and education, and engage in climate action by 2030.
This session offers an exploration of Indigenous Youth Startups from across Turtle Island.
This session will offer tips, tricks, and lessons learned from student entrepreneurs who are balancing their entrepreneurship with their studies.