Resources for Startups

Welcome to InnovationXL The InnovationXL suite of programs and services are designed to accelerate the growth and retention of high potential technology-based startups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Eastern Ontario. Queen’s University, the Launch Lab Regional Innovation Centre and the Southeastern Ontario Angel Network are collaborating to strengthen the regional innovation ecosystem and to deliver the InnovationXL programs and services. Eligible companies have opportunities to access and leverage the resources and expertise of the partners. Read about the evolution of InnovationXL HERE

InnovationXL programs and services include:

Physical Incubation Services in Kingston at Innovation Park 

Acceleration Programs in Kingston at Innovation Park 

Match-Making Services to enable startups and SMEs to access resources in Kingston and elsewhere 

Mentorship and Coaching Services for startups and SMEs in Eastern Ontario

Embedded Management Services for startups in Eastern Ontario 

By engaging in the InnovationXL ecosystem, participants have opportunities to network with likeminded entrepreneurs. Funding for the InnovationXL suite of programs and services is provided by NRC-IRAP, Queen’s University and Launch Lab. The InnovationXL team works closely with various local and co-located partners including NRC-IRAP, Kingston Economic Development Corporation, the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce, GreenCentre Canada, CMC Microsystems and Enviro Innovate Corporation to coordinate and provide support to entrepreneurs and growing enterprises. We also work closely with regional partners Invest Ottawa and L-Spark Corp.