Lisa Hallsworth can remember the incident that inspired her to create Rillea. Back in 2015, in her previous job as a consulting engineer, she was giving the Kingston Fire Department a tour of a site where she had been advising the company on the storage and use of the chemicals they needed in manufacturing.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 15, 2018, Kingston ON – Queen’s University and Launch Lab are excited to announce that applications for the fall 2018 cohort of GrindSpaceXL-Kingston (GSXL-K).

Photo caption: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participates in an armchair discussion highlighting Budget 2018's investments in Canadian innovation at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Photo credit: Justin Tang/The Canadian Press.