Welcome to The BRIDGE

The BRIDGE is a multi-purpose academic space that spans teaching, study, research, and experiential learning for business, finance, and entrepreneurship. It is a partnership between UTSC’s Management department and the UTSC Library.

Our Mission

  • Create outstanding experiential learning opportunities for students
  • Engage in deep and meaningful collaboration with faculty
  • Effectively integrate professional and academic skills into academic courses
  • Collect high-quality digital and print resources, including specialized databases


New business research and innovation centre to train future corporate innovators

With an advanced trading lab on one end, a state-of-the-art boardroom on the other, and a connection to the largest academic library system in Canada in the middle, The BRIDGE is ready to start living up to its name.

4 individuals cutting ribbon in front of Bridge Lab


New Venture Program (NVP)

The NVP connects your academics with experience. It is a rigorous program that involves the completion of several modules, culminating in a series of 'defenses' of your business plan. 

Learn more about the New Venture Program.


Prof. Bill McConkey speaking with student in front of Bridge screens