MRU to create Social Innovation hub, upgrade infrastructure with $5M investment

May 1, 2017

Mount Royal University is set to reduce its energy use, cut operating costs, and create a more comfortable space for teachers and students with a new $5M federal investment. The funds will be used to upgrade the energy and ventilation systems at MRU’s main campus building, and will also allow the school to create its new Social Innovation Hub. A federal release states that the hub will provide working and learning space where businesses and organizations with a strong social purpose will come together to learn, innovate, and collaborate on projects. “Mount Royal University is grateful to receive this generous funding,” said MRU President David Docherty. “Through our Social Innovation Hub, we can bring students, businesses and non-profit organizations together to create positive change in our community.” Canada | MRU