Mila's community of over 900 members is committed to scientific excellence and innovation. The core mission of our Entrepreneurship Lab is to develop their sense of entrepreneurship and support the growth of their business projects at any stage of development.
The Mila Entrepreneurship Lab encourages the growth of the entrepreneurial spirit of its community, accompanies several student-entrepreneurs annually, and contributes to the creation of startups from within the community. These initiatives are carried out in collaboration with the existing entrepreneurial ecosystem, which enhances our service offering and helps our startups continue their journey after their time at Mila.
Mila Startups are founded by members of the Mila community and selected based on their scientific excellence and commitment to the responsible use of AI.
Oogway is a decision engine. Just as a search engine helps people find information, Oogway helps people make a decision.
Vivid Machines is using computer vision technology to help fruit farmers optimize yield and quality.
Korbit Technologies develops an AI-powered teacher that is highly effective, costs nothing to deliver, and is infinitely scalable to transform learning for 8 billion people to solve the significant talent shortage in tech.
Lyrebird has been pioneering voice cloning technologies since 2017. It merged with Descript in 2022 to build a video/audio editor based on text.
Ruse is redefining how strategy games are being studied and understood, upskilling the next generation of strategists.
Explorai lowers the barrier to entry for SMEs to leverage their data and machine learning applications for their operations and products.
Ubenwa is solving communication with infants pre-speech, enabling parents and physicians to discover neurological insights and physical needs solely from cry sound analysis.
Through advanced machine learning algorithms, Perceiv AI helps pharmaceutical companies with more efficient and accurate subject stratification for their clinical trials.
NeuralDrive is a precision neuromodulation medicine company leveraging AI to develop a new generation of neural interfaces. It has established a revolutionary technology for movement recovery after spinal cord injury, based on intracortical microstimulation, and now aims at clinical trials.
Chapa is an Ethiopian Financial Service and Data Engineering Company. It helps merchants and entrepreneurs accept payments online and offline and access loans without any troubles right from the same platform.
Apex Research is on a quest of understanding economic and financial interactions via open market dynamics. The startup is developing large scale AI based simulators of demand and supply to help decision makers to take better informed decisions at any scale.
Raiv Computers is a neurotechnology startup building state-of-the-art machine learning and artificial intelligence tools to improve neural therapies that make use of brain-computer interfaces & deep-brain stimulation.
DreamFold finds cures for diseases such as Diabetes and Cancer. Its technology based on high throughput biological experimentation, active learning, and GFlowNets allows them to design antibodies that target membrane proteins and transmit the signal directly into the diseased cell.
Unser Dialog provides a dialogue forum where controversial topics can be discussed in a fruitful and empowering manner. Its mission is to make AI knowledge accessible for everyone, empowering and including citizens in AI decision-making.
SilicoLabs creates tools that empower anyone to create virtual and real-world interactive experiences that humans and AI can engage with while capturing high-fidelity behavioural data. This innovative approach bridges the gap between psychology/neuroscience and AI research to ensure that AI is aligned with human values and capabilities.
Mohana aims to make it easier for people with lifestyle-related chronic conditions to improve their well-being and symptoms. The startup product is designed around the key stepping stones of how one would work with a nutritionist or a naturopath.
Access to various compute credits and scholarships
Access to Mila's qualified student community through its partner status
Support from Mila's applied AI experts and mentorship opportunities
More than 100 hours of mentoring, workshops and events to develop the entrepreneurial spirit of our researchers
More than 50 entrepreneurs from our community benefiting from personalized support
More than 5 accelerators supporting the rapid growth of Mila Startups
"Mila's student community is among the best positioned in the industry to develop innovative AI application ideas. Our role is to help them maximize the entrepreneurial potential of their project."
"Mila’s Entrepreneurship Lab gives us the opportunity to meet fellow entrepreneurs at the same stage of development and network with other stakeholders in the entrepreneurial system that could be potential investors."
"Mila startups add a unique scientific dimension to the Montreal ecosystem. They are founded by students who are very strong scientifically and who are eager to learn."
Learn more about Mila’s work with the industry.