What happens when you embed start-ups within City Hall and pair them up with an expert project team, and give them the mandate and space to innovate on complex challenges?
The Civic Accelerator’s first Demo Day has the answers.
Alert Labs on how their sensors can deliver real time water usage data to homes.
Milieu Technologies on how their platform energizes engagement in planning decisions and generates great data-based insights for city planners
Béatrice Couture, Director of Innocité MTL, Canada's largest smart city accelerator
The City of Guelph team that designed and ran the Civic Accelerator, sharing their insights and tips for other cities looking to take the innovation plunge.
The Civic Accelerator is a collaborative partnership between the City of Guelph, Innovation Guelph, Canada's Open Data Exchange, the University of Guelph's CBaSE, the Guelph Lab and the Guelph Chamber of Commerce.
NOTE: While the speaking part of the event goes until 3pm, attendees are welcome to stay to chat and network with the companies and speakers. Networking wraps around 4pm.
MacDonald Hall is the building with the red X. The green pins are visitor parking lots that you may use.