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Research Networks

"Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much." - Helen Keller

My Valuable Co-Authors

Dean and James McGill Professor

Desautels Faculty of Management

McGill University
Montreal, QC, Canada

Assistant Professor

Digital Innovation and Information Systems

Ivey Business School, Western University
London, ON, Canada

Assistant Professor

Management and Information System

Maine Business School, University of Maine

Orono, ME, United States

Collaborating Incubators and Accelerators

The Dunin-Deshpande Queen's Innovation Centre (DDQIC) is a renowned innovation hub affiliated with Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Established in 2012 through a generous donation from entrepreneurs Gururaj "Desh" Deshpande and his wife Jaishree Deshpande, along with the support of the Government of Ontario, DDQIC serves as a catalyst for entrepreneurship and innovation. The center offers various programs, resources, and initiatives aimed at fostering entrepreneurial thinking, supporting startup ventures, and driving economic growth. With a focus on experiential learning, mentorship, and networking, DDQIC plays a pivotal role in empowering students, researchers, and entrepreneurs to transform innovative ideas into successful ventures.

The EPICentre (Entrepreneurship Practice and Innovation Centre) at the University of Windsor is a dynamic hub for fostering entrepreneurship and innovation. Established in 2013, EPICentre provides a range of programs, resources, and support to students, faculty, and community members to catalyze entrepreneurial ventures. Through initiatives such as incubation programs, workshops, mentorship, and networking events, EPICentre empowers aspiring entrepreneurs to develop their ideas, launch startups, and scale their businesses. With a focus on collaboration, creativity, and real-world experience, EPICentre contributes to the growth of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Windsor and beyond.

Collaborating Startups (Examples)


An Official NetSuite Alliance Partner based in Toronto, specializes in delivering personalized NetSuite solutions tailored to specific business needs across diverse industries.

Truly Financial is business banking built for SMBs who increasingly do business internationally - with suppliers, customers or team members in another country.

Developing drug checking technology aimed at harm reduction, providing accessible chemical analysis to empower life-saving decisions with high-quality data and tools.

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