You name it – industry leaders, engineers, business advisors, designers, marketers – we’re all here, ready to help.
Our highly-equipped and skilled staff works with resident startup companies to guide them through the building stages of their physical-product concept.
Erin O’Keefe Graham
Dr. Clif Johnston
Experts in Residence
Our Experts in Residence have been in your shoes. They’ve gone through the innovation process more than once, yet, they’re interested in your product.
Chris Cowper-Smith, PhD
Alastair “Alf” Trower
Chiu Wei (Barry) Hsiao
Dr. Jacqui Walsh
The Emera ideaHUB utilizes an Operating Committee to provide oversight for the ongoing membership of startups and participants and daily operations. This committee ensures that Emera ideaHUB, and the projects and activities undertaken within its umbrella, are managed responsibly. The Operating Committee is responsible for interviewing new resident applicants in conjunction with the HUB Team. The HUB is further governed by the Dalhousie Innovation & Entrepreneurship Steering Committee which is Chaired by the Vice President Research & Innovation.
Dr. Clif Johnston
The role of the Advisory Council is to provide advice to the Emera ideaHUB Operating Committee in support of the development of a governance framework, strategic plans, fundraising strategies, growth targets, milestones, and key performance indicators. This includes the identification of current and future opportunities and the development of action plans to address these priorities, including supporting key partnerships and stakeholder relationships. The Advisory Council reviews progress against milestones and key performance indicators, with the primary purpose to ensure the long-term success, impact and sustainability of the HUB.
Dr. John Newhook
Welcome to a shared vision
Building the leading deep tech
product incubator in Canada.
Join our industry and innovation ecosystem partners in one of the most well-resourced networks around.