FASHION ZONE at Ryerson University is one of Canada's first incubators for fashion-inspired business
Fashion Zone have recognized a few gaps and opportunities in the Canadian Fashion Industry in regards to development of innovative products and services. With Canadian fashion jobs increasingly being outsourced, the goal of the Fashion Zone is to promote entrepreneurship as a viable career path for prospective entrepreneurs interested in fashion.
Fashion Zone pushes for interdisciplinary collaboration in order to increase the development of unique new technologies, products, services, processes and accelerate the likelihood of successful new companies and social ventures. Fashion Zone members learn how to create and launch a company, and receive industry mentorship to progress their growth.
The Fashion Zone is a key new player in helping to build Canadian businesses and improve the quality of life for Canada as a whole.
Its mission is to create the next generation of fashion entrepreneurs.
- Provide scholarships and funding opportunities to ignite fashion innovation in Canada
- Assist in research, development and commercialization of fashion products and services
-Create interdisciplinary collaborative culture where entrepreneurs can apply their academic knowledge and gain hands-on experience
- Support the growth of start-?ups through the vast Ryerson University network
- Support experiential learning at Ryerson University Connect Fashion and Technology
-Support emerging Canadian talent
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