Experience Engineering Entrepreneurship


Combine your passions for business, technology and community as you build a tech-based business which addresses challenges faced by teenaged users.


What is the Innovation Accelerator?


Presented in partnership with Junior Achievement of BC, the Engineering Entrepreneurship Innovation Accelerator an exciting opportunity for Youth from across British Columbia to collaborate in teams and combine their passions for technology and entrepreneurship in order to address real-world challenges in a whole new way!

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How does it work?


Guided by a University Coach, and supported by Industry Mentors, you and a team fellow tech entrepreneurs will work to design and implement a technology-based solution to a new or emerging real-world challenge.


Who Can Participate?

Students eligible to participate in HighTechU programs must satisfy all of the following criteria:

☑️ Be a high-school student, or home-learner, in Grade 9-12 living & studying in British Columbia, Canada.

☑️ Have an interest in learning through/about technology.

☑️ Be committed to cultivating a positive, safe, & inclusive learning environment for everyone in accordance with our Core Values.

What is the Cost?

For more information on pricing please contact us.

Where does this program take place?

Due to ongoing challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, all HightechU programs in 2022 will be virtual, hosted in real-time on Zoom and using a collection of digital tools.

How do I register to participate?

Check back soon for registration information.

When in the next Accelerator cohort?

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