Impact Centre generates impact through industry projects and partnerships, entrepreneurial companies, and training.
Impact Centre bridges the gap between the university and industry to accelerate the development of new or improved products and services, works with graduate students and researchers to help them commercialize their discoveries, and provides supplemental training for students at all levels to ease their transition into future careers.
Leadership Team: M. Cynthia Goh, Emmanuel Istrate, Alon Eisenstein, Neta Raz
Prof. M. Cynthia Goh
M. Cynthia received her PhD from the University of California at Los Angeles, and carried out postdoctoral fellowships at Columbia University and the University of California, Berkeley. She is now professor at the Department of Chemistry, the Institute of Medical Science, the Munk School of Global Affairs and Director of the Impact Centre at the University of Toronto.
Uway Education Inc.
Uway Education Inc. is a company specialized in various aspects of education services and related consulting services, with its focuses and specialties in cross cultural learning, international studies, and facilitation of worldwide academic collaboration.
Leadership Team: Edward Chao, Frankie Chan
Edward received his B.Sc. in Chemistry and Mathematics from the University of Waterloo. After graduation, he started his chemical trading business in Hong Kong and extended his entrepreneurship to Canada. Besides running his business, Edward is committed to giving back to society as a Scout Leader. From his experience in youth programs, Edward sees EDGE as not just an academic program for youths but an experiential journey with guidance, support, and empowerment that he hopes will positively impact them for years to come.