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Centre for Design Innovation + Entrepreneurship Receives 2.1M Funding

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By Roxanne Toronto | filed in Emily Carr in the Press

Posted on September 09, 2015 | Updated June 10, 2019, 11:07AM

One-time funding of $2.1 million will go toward startup and program-delivery costs of the Emily Carr Centre for Design Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC), Prince George, BC.

One-time funding of $2.1 million announced on September 4, 2015 by the Ministry of Advanced Education, will go toward startup and program-delivery costs of the Emily Carr Centre for Design Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC), Prince George, BC.

Funding will support art and design-based educational training needs identified by the wood industry, community and other stakeholders. This includes programs related to design innovation and secondary manufacturing with wood and wood-based products.

The Emily Carr Centre for Design Innovation and Entrepreneurship was announced on Jan. 23, 2015, and will reside on two half floors of WIDC.

Read the Ministry of Advanced Education Media Release.

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