BEST Entrance Award Recipients – Fall 2020

January 18th, 2021|0 Comments

Congrats to the 2020 BEST Entrance Award recipients. This Award recognizes evidence of entrepreneurial initiatives (leadership and/or involvement in enterprising activities) at high school and is awarded to incoming Lassonde students at York University. Recipients are: Ayana [...]

8th Mercier Seminar Series – BE BOLD,DREAM,BEGIN.

October 28th, 2020|0 Comments

On October 27, 2020, BEST hosted the 8th Mercier Seminar featuring keynote speaker, James Temerty, Founder of Northland Power, philanthropist and business executive.   “Be Bold, Dream, Begin” are the keywords that James Temerty lives by as an entrepreneur. At his early young age, he always sought to do things differently and was [...]

Pueblo Science’s Hackathon

October 9th, 2020|0 Comments

Sustainability-themed low-cost science experiments created by students around the globe at Pueblo Science’s hackathon BEST/Lassonde had the honor of supporting this Hackathon and have Lisa Cole, Director of K2I Academy at Lassonde School of Engineering, [...]

Ernest C. Mercier Lecture 2020

March 5th, 2020|0 Comments

On March 2, 2020 the Lassonde School of Engineering and Schulich School of Business hosted the annual Ernest C. Mercier Lecture in Entrepreneurial Science. The lecture featured keynote speaker Eva Lau, Co-Founder of Two [...]

Mercier Seminar with Karen Lai

February 6th, 2020|0 Comments

On February 4th, BEST Lab hosted its 7th Mercier Seminar at Lassonde School of Engineering with Karen Lai, the President and CEO of KPM Power. Karen studied Mechanical Engineering and worked in industry for [...]

BEST Entrance Award Recipients- Fall 2019

November 29th, 2019|0 Comments

On November 26th, BEST Lab held a special ceremony for the 2019 BEST Entrance Award recipients which recognizes evidence of entrepreneurial initiatives (leadership and/or involvement in enterprising activities) at high school and is awarded to incoming [...]

BEST Startup Experience

November 19th, 2019|0 Comments

On the weekend of November 8th - 10th, Lassonde’s BEST Program (Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology) hosted its inaugural Startup Experience Weekend sponsored by Rogers and KPM Power. 200 High-School, College, and University [...]

Shad York 2019

July 31st, 2019|0 Comments

Written by: Angela Zhou Edited by: Teo Capitano, Jessie Huang, Tristan Paranavitana, Lola Oyefeso, Sehaj Singh, Hossein Raeisi, Clare Tsai, and Thilini Wijesekera. Every Shad campus has a beginning. 2019 was the beginning of a [...]

SHAD York hosts Open Day

July 20th, 2019|0 Comments

Throughout the month of July, the Lassonde School of Engineering has been host to SHAD York, a program that offers 56 high-school students from across Canada the chance to enjoy an outstanding experiential education experience [...]

Technion 2018

August 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Lassonde, Schulich students visit Israel for an immersive learning experience Twenty-four students from York University took part in an experiential learning opportunity in Israel, focused on technology entrepreneurship. Every year, the International Experiential Learning partnership [...]

C- Lab Pitch Night

March 21st, 2018|0 Comments

  On March 7, C-Lab at The BlockchainHub based in BEST Lab organized the "Blockchain Startup Competiotion" where Blockchain start-ups presented their grounbreaking ideas to a panel of renowned judges and industry experts coming from all across [...]

Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies for Ladies

August 28th, 2017|0 Comments

On August 3rd and August 9th, BlockchainHub the initiative at BEST Lab hosted meetings for Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies for ladies. “Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies for Ladies” series at BlockchainHub has been created for the ladies who [...]

Lassonde teams up with FIRST Robotics Canada

August 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Dr. Terry Sachlos as part of a team with the Lassonde School of Engineering has partnered with First Robotics Canada to host the First Robotics competition from March 23-25, 2018. Read more HERE [...]

BlockChainHub Meetup

August 21st, 2017|0 Comments

On July 20th, over 300 inquisitive minds from the York and Toronto technology community came [...]

BEST​ ​STEM​ ​Boot-Camp

August 21st, 2017|0 Comments

On the last week of July, BESTLab hosted its first STEM Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, where some of Canada’s brightest young minds joined Lassonde incoming students to transform their science projects into viable businesses. This [...]

Technion Info Session #2!

May 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Topic: Information Session on International Experience Program Date & Time: Monday, 6th Feb; 1:00 – 2:30 pm Venue: Bergeron Centre Room 125 Description: Participate in a 3-week program focused on Entrepreneurship at Technion University in Haifa, Israel, in the  summer of 2017 [...]

Startup Weekend 2017!

May 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Startup Weekend is a 54 hour event that brings together York Region designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and experts from all domains to do amazing things. All Startup Weekend events follow the same basic model: anyone is [...]

Startup Updates

May 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Alpine Express: Olivia went to the Toronto Snow Show last month and learned about many ski resorts, manufacturers, and trainers. It was a great networking opportunity, and some of the people have expressed interest in [...]