uWaterloo among grant recipients of GMAC's Ideas to Innovation Challenge

April 17, 2012

The Graduate Management Admission Council announced yesterday the presentation of more than US$7.1 million in grants to a dozen organizations worldwide as part of its Ideas to Innovation Challenge, which solicited ideas to improve graduate management education. The University of Waterloo has earned a US$1.6-million grant for its proposed Virtual Incubation Program -- a global online network of students, community groups, local entrepreneurs, and international university partners that is designed to support the development and launch of new businesses. uWaterloo's Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre will administer the program. GMAC News Release | uWaterloo News Release | Grant Winners