Success Stories

NEWS RELEASE - KINGSTON - Eight high-potential startups have been selected to participate in the GrindSpaceXL-Kingston program at Innovation Park.  The companies were selected after participating in a competitive pitch on Sept. 2.

November 26th, 2014 marked the graduation ceremony of GrindSpaceXL, an intensive 12 week start up incubator run in Kingston, ON at Innovation Park.

CMC Microsystems connects Canadian industry and university researchers.

The “smart phone” existed only in spy fiction when a pioneering student-industry initiative launched at Queen’s in 1980 quietly began changing the country’s electronics landscape.

By Alex Pickering, The Whig Standard

Sunday, August 17, 2014 

AUGUSTA DWYER, Special to The Globe and Mail

As a young graduate of the University of British Columbia’s doctoral program in chemistry, Philip Jessop’s first job was at Research Development Corp. in Japan. But when his boss, Ryoji Noyori, suggested he work on supercritical carbon dioxide, he says, “I had to go the library and look up what it was.”

By Anita Jansman, Queen's University NewsCentre

Seven Queen’s University professors were named among the newest fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) today, more than in any other single year.