inhaling virus through airborne transmission Two students from the Clinic win the top prize in a Roche Pharmaceuticals COVID-19 innovation challenge.

DeGroote MBA students win $100,000 in Roche Innovation Challenge


June 12, 2020 | Rebecca Hull, Marketing and Communications Strategist

The DeGroote School of Business is putting innovation to work at the Clinic. Overseen by Goran Calic, Assistant Professor, Strategic Management, the Clinic helps commercialize McMaster University’s vast repository of research. Recently two of its students won the top prize in a Roche Pharmaceuticals COVID-19 challenge. “The Clinic allows the students to commercialize and work […]

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Stephanie Ebreo (pictured) liaised with Dr. Tapas Mondal to help further his vision of providing worldwide CPR training.

The global impact of DeGroote: MBA candidates use the Clinic to bring McMaster’s research to market


May 10, 2019 | Andrew Baulcomb, Communications Officer

Stephanie Ebreo (above), along with MBA candidates Nicole Verni and Jessica Fares, liaised with Dr. Tapas Mondal to help further his vision of providing worldwide CPR training. “We decided to expand Dr. Mondal’s reach through a global website,” Ebreo says. “The website includes training and education videos, an e-commerce platform to purchase the mannequins, and […]

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Goran Calic: "Research that could improve and even save human lives is often just waiting to be developed."

Bright idea factory: The Clinic will tap DeGroote MBA candidates to bring McMaster’s research to market


November 15, 2018 | Andrew Baulcomb, Communications Officer

“Research that could improve and even save human lives is often just waiting to be developed,” says DeGroote Assistant Professor Goran Calic (left). “Right now, this process is serendipitous and unplanned. It happens by accident, and only rarely. That’s where DeGroote comes in.” What’s the best way to take a promising research idea to market? Introduce […]

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