Are you looking for a rewarding experience that showcases your entrepreneurial skills? Join the Solutions Lab to develop a business idea which will help solve a problem facing our community. You can come with an idea or join a team with an existing idea! The teams will be formed on the first day of the program, and each participant will receive an award of $525 upon completion. This program is open to undergraduate students from all faculties.

This year, the eHub has partnered with the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law to host our Solutions Lab. The theme this year will be Access to Justice, which aims to make the legal system more accessible to Canadians. How can we leverage emerging technology and innovation to bridge the current Access to Justice gap? Working in teams, build a business case for a solution that will make legal assistance more accessible to those that need it.

Eligibility

Students must complete a total of 40 hours of work on their project to complete the program and receive the final award of $525. 

This fall, the Solutions Lab will be held in person during Reading Week on:

  • Monday, October 23, 2023 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday, October 24, 2023 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 25, 2023 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, October 26, 2023 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday, October 27, 2023 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

To enroll, you should be:

  • A registered student enrolled in any full-time or part-time undergraduate program at the University of Ottawa.
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.
  • Must participate in both days of the event to be eligible for the award.
  • Must complete 40 hours in program to be eligible for the award
  • Must complete the onboarding training to be eligible for the award.
  • Must fill out the evaluation form at the end of the program to be eligible to the award.

* Exchange students are eligible if they have the appropriate study permit and have consulted with the International Office.

Are you interested in the program? Registering is easy. Please fill out the application form and the eHub team will contact you with the next steps. Space is limited and only those accepted into the program will be contacted.

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Program Partner

The Solutions Lab is presented in partnership with the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law - Common Law Section

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