The Stiller Centre has established itself as one of Canada’s leading technology incubators, generating synergy by bringing together minds in research, professional, medical, biotechnology and commercial sectors. The 45,000 square foot facility, launched in 2002, is designed for start-up technology-based companies with a primary focus on commercializing ‘wet-science’ based ventures. ‘Wet-science’ applies to a broad array of business applications including drug development, medical devices and imaging, cellular therapy, alternative energy, chemical processing, and others.
The Stiller Centre offers specialized facilities, including wet and dry lab space, flexible leasing arrangements, and a wide variety of shared services that combine to lower the start-up hurdles for small technology-based ventures. The Stiller Centre is also home to the Convergence Lab, a 1,600 square foot laboratory available at subsidized rates for use by entrepreneurial-based start-ups needing to do proof of principle lab work or small companies requiring temporary laboratory services.
Key features of The Stiller Centre include:
Meeting rooms equipped with whiteboards, internet, and conference call features
Specialized equipment access, including central ware washing, autoclave facilities, ice machine, RO water, and Millipore unit
Back-up generator for all critical systems
Loading dock for central shipping and receiving, over-sized elevator and accessibility for large-scale equipment transport
Secure facility with 24-hour surveillance, card access and monitoring