Volume 71
April 2020
EPICENTRE EVENTS
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June 19, 2020



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A Message from the Director

Greetings from the virtual office of Wen!   

The 2020 cohort of the  RBC EPIC Founders Program  has officially started their entrepreneurial journey remotely with us on May 19 th Seven teams consisting of eleven founders from various faculties joined the cohort this year. Follow the story below to learn more about the founders and their ventures.   

We have selected seven successful small businesses to participate in the  EPIC Nimble Program , in partnership with  WEtech  Alliance,  WindsorEssex  Small Business Centre and RISE Windsor-Essex. We will be working with them over the next few months to hel p them  integrate technology into their current business model so that their businesses can achieve sustainability during the pandemic and beyond.   

We have also developed  w ebinars on various topics, from "Intro to 3D modeling with Fusion 360"  to "How to talk about your business idea " .  Check out all of our upcoming webinars on our  event page . Let us know what you think of them, and if there's any topic you'd like to see, please let us know!   
Finally, I'd like to introduce four students from the Faculty of Law who joined the summer EPIC Legal Team. More info on the project and the students below.   

Until we see each other in person again, s tay healthy  and enjoy the long-awaited warm weather!  
                                                                                                                
EPICentre continues our operation virtually 


EPICentre and its makerspace, Windsor Mold Group EPIC Makers' Base  remain  physically close d. Our team, however, continues to operate remotely. We are  available for virtual meetings or phone calls. You may contact the following persons directly for questions related:  
                                                                                                                

We Got A New Look!


Our website got a much needed face lift this past month thanks to the talented Sebastian Agosta! With his help, we were able to get a modern, fresh look while giving our visitors a user friendly experience. Check out our new events page, learn all about our team and of course, read all the latest news.  Click here to check out our new look! 
                                                                                                                

Welcome Our 2020 RBC EPIC Founders!


On Tuesday the 19th, the University of Windsor EPICentre welcomed a brand new cohort to the RBC EPIC Founders Program. An intensive 12-week startup accelerator program for budding entrepreneurs. 
                                                                                                                

EPIC Nimble Program Has Officially Launched




The University of Windsor  EPICentre  in collaboration with  WEtech  Alliance and the  WindsorEssex  Small Business Centre have officially launched the EPIC Nimble Program F unded by   FedDev  Ontario under the Community Economic Development and Diversification stream program  and also funded by the Lucas Imagine Fund. Learn more about the program here.
                                                                                                                

Meet the summer EPIC Legal Team  


EPICentre  is excited to welcome four students from the Faculty of Law: Julian Freitag,  Asal  Karimi,  Muhammad  Khan  and Sofia Skara  to the EPIC Legal Team this summer.  Click here to learn more. 
                                                                                                                

Alumni Association EPICentre Founders Award


We would like to congratulate Zainab  Ikpong , a student from the Sociology, Anthropology as the recipient of this year's Alumni Association  EPICentre  Founders Award. Learn more about Zainab here!
                                                                                                                

Discovery Member Zooms her Way to Course Credit!


Almost one year ago, EPICentre partnered with  the Faculty of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences (FAHSS)  to provide course credit for students completing  the  EPIC Discovery Program. Alina Hussey is the first FAHSS student to bring the partnership between the course Ways of Doing and the Discovery Program to life. Learn all about Alina's journey.
                                                                                                                

        EPIC Opportunities 
                                                                                                                

My EPIC Idea

Have a great idea?  A solution to a newfound problem?  The next big thing?  We want to hear about it!
We're taking our EPIC Idea sessions virtual. email layanb@uwindsor.ca to get set up with one of our EPIC Program Leads. You'll have the opportunity to discuss your idea and find out the next steps to make your dreams a reality.
                                                                                                             

        External Opportunities 
                                                                                                                

Leadership & Change Management 
for Project Management


The need for effective project leadership has never been more in demand. Learn to lead projects and teams through these turbulent times with Continuing Education's online Leadership and Change Management for Project Managers course beginning June 8, 2020. UWindsor Alumni receive a 10% enrolment discount on all Continuing Education offerings. 
Click here to learn more. 
                                                                                                             

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