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REF NO.: 218

SUBJECT: Fostering innovation and entrepreneurship focus of Genesis Centre program

DATE: May 25

Applications are currently being accepted for the Genesis Centre’s Evolution Program at Memorial University.

The program is a unique eight-week business development workshop taking place this summer and is aimed at fostering entrepreneurship in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Early stage startups get the chance to work with the centre’s staff and mentors on their business ideas, products or services. They also get the opportunity to promote their venture to an industry panel.

The cost to participate in the Evolution Program is $100 per person, which includes membership to the program’s alumni and mentor network.

The deadline to apply is June 3. To learn more, please visit

The Genesis Centre is Memorial’s business incubator for technology-based ventures with high-growth potential.

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For more information, please contact Jeff Green, communications co-ordinator, Office of the Vice-President (Research), Memorial University, at 709-687-9243, 709-864-4073 or


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