Business Development Support (BDS) Program

By mmuise

The Post-Secondary Institution Partners (PSI Partners): Concordia University of Edmonton, NAIT, NorQuest College, Grant MacEwan University, University of Alberta, Athabasca University, and King’s University, are excited to offer the Business Development Support (BDS) program. The PSI Partners, with support from the Edmonton Regional Innovation Network, are offering free startup development services to aspiring entrepreneurs.
The BDS program will match you with subject matter experts who will help move your innovation-based project or startup closer to market. Experts will work with you individually to help address your unique challenges and gaps, and will assist you in performing tasks that move you closer to company creation or market. Experts could support you in the following areas: market development and analysis, intellectual property strategy, financial expertise, technical and regulatory, leadership and teams, sales and/or marketing or business operations and strategy.

Comments on Funding:


Deadline: Rolling deadline

Applicants must be PSI Partners' students, staff and alumni* who are working to take an innovation-based product or service to market.

*Alumni must be actively engaged in a business support program on one of the PSI Partner campuses.

Application Steps:


Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

This program is funded by ERIN and operated by Edmonton Unlimited.
Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis.

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