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BEDC and TechPlace partner with Mohawk College to bring resources and innovation to Burlington for ‘Mohawk Days at TechPlace’

September 7, 2018, Burlington, ON – Burlington Economic Development Corporation partners with Mohawk College to bring academic resources to Burlington monthly at TechPlace.

Mohawk Days at TechPlace provide a venue for businesses to meet with Mohawk College experts to better understand how Mohawk can help solve business problems, sponsor student projects, engage faculty expertise and provide labs to help commercialize their ideas.

On the second Tuesday of every month, Mohawk’s leaders are at TechPlace to discuss opportunities for collaboration and partnership between Mohawk students and faculty with local businesses. Mohawk’s diverse offerings include; The AgencyCommunity Employment ServicesEngineering TechnologyIDEAWORKS, Centre for Climate Change ManagementGraduate Programs and Mohawk College Enterprise, rotating monthly. See who will be participating each month here. Not sure how your business can benefit from Mohawk faculty and students? Connect with them here to learn more.

Mohawk spoke to this incredible partnership “Mohawk’s partnership with TechPlace creates a unique and rich opportunity to introduce student entrepreneurs and future business owners with current start-ups in choosing to locate in Burlington and Halton.  Students will apply their learning in a safe environment, developing the skills and entrepreneurial mindset they will need to be successful.  We are grateful that TechPlace has enough trust in Mohawk College, our faculty and students to provide them as a resource to TechPlace partners.  Everyone benefits, students, TechPlace entrepreneurs and the City of Burlington.  It is a win-win-win!” – Paul Armstrong, Vice President Academic.

Likewise, TechPlace is thrilled to welcome Mohawk to Burlington, “this partnership between Mohawk College and TechPlace serves to connect Burlington businesses and post-secondary institutions” said Mark Steffler, Manager of TechPlace “since launching in May, Mohawk Days at TechPlace have enabled a number of value-added relationships and we are excited to continue this momentum.”

The next Mohawk Day at TechPlace takes place on September 11th feel free to pop by TechPlace to learn more or connect with Mohawk College.

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