UofT to Launch Banting and Best Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
TORONTO – The University of Toronto is launching the Banting and Best Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a new pre-incubation hub for discovery, innovation and commercialization, on September 19, 2012. It is to be located in the historic Banting and Best buildings on College Street.
The Banting and Best buildings were constructed to provide a venue for U of T researchers to build on one of the landmark discoveries in the history of human health – the discovery of insulin. The buildings are now getting a new lease on life as a hub for faculty and student entrepreneurs across the University.
WHAT: Launch and tour of new Banting and Best Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
• The Honourable Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development and Innovation
• David Naylor, President of the University of Toronto
• Professor Scott Mabury, UofT Vice President University Operations
• Cynthia Goh, Director of the Institute for Optical Science
The Best Institute
Room 417, 112 College Street, Toronto
WHEN:8:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 19, 2012
For more information, contact:
UofT Media Hotline, 416-978-0100