Grow: CDL Atlantic


Creative Destruction Lab  (CDL) is a seed-stage program for massively scalable, science-based companies, which was founded at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and has expanded internationally.  The program that helps promising ventures transition into high-growth companies by providing access to a powerful network of national and international mentors.  Dalhousie’s Rowe School of Business serves as the hub for the Atlantic offshoot of Creative Destruction Lab (CDL-Atlantic).

CDL Atlantic helps leverage the unique strengths in the region and spur the commercialization of more ocean, clean technology and agriculture research.

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“The unique relationship between Dalhousie and MIT has helped rapidly advance the commercialization of deep science and technology through CDL-Atlantic and other programs. The  successes achieved through this partnership clearly demonstrate that ample economic opportunities exist wherever there are intelligent and talented individuals backedby cutting-edge research expertise and academic institutions.”

Bill Aulet,Managing Director, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship