Accelerate innovation at UVic KWENCH

Take a quick tour of the UVic space at KWENCH, a creative workspace in downtown Victoria, and hear young entrepreneurs, mentors and staff describe how working together can make great things happen.

UVic KWENCH is a creative workspace where students, faculty, alumni and community partners can access programs and services in a highly visible, work-integrated environment to turn ideas into action. This innovation space aims to create dynamic synergies to support technology and knowledge-based businesses in our region.

“KWENCH is a modern and creative space where University of Victoria students, faculty, alumni and other community partners can co-create impactful solutions to some of our world’s biggest challenges,” says Lisa Kalynchuk, vice-president research and innovation at UVic. “By moving into Victoria’s downtown core, UVic can help cultivate a collaborative and dynamic innovation ecosystem in our region.”

UVic's site at KWENCH provides free programming to support venture exploration and early-stage startups. The first program offering focuses on support for women exploring starting ventures. Services include mentorship, workspace, access to subject matter expertise, direct connection to UVic and other networks, workshops and seminars.

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Posted: Apr. 21, 2023

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