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. Learn more here.


“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