Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre

Site: Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre

Service: Youth Entrepreneurship Program

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Undertakes a number of youth development and technology, entrepreneurial awareness programs  
  • Operates the Protolaunch video game design program and summer job opportunity for youth 
  • Offers classroom presentations on information technology and business start-ups 
  • Organizes and operates ARTIE (Advanced Research & Technology Innovation Expo) which features a number of exhibits highlighting local organizations and activities in the fields of science and technology 
  • Teaches and prepares students for writing business plans and opening their own business
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Algoma District ; Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) - 19 year(s) 
Must be a high school student
Application No application process
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-942-7927
Fax 705-942-6169
Primary Contact Heather Lewis, Entrepreneurship Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact Gerry Bugyra, Business Development Manager; Email:
Site Location Algoma University, Biosciences and Technology Convergence Centre
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address Essar Convergence Centre
1520 Queen St E, Ste BT 200
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 2G4
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Intersection Queen St E and Hugill St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1999
Funding City / Town - Sault Ste. Marie ; Provincial - Ministry of Research and Innovation, NOHFC ; Federal - Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada -- FedNor