Get involved

Apply to our programs, partner with us, fund our activities, or to learn more.

Attend an event

We run multiple events every week, either by us or by communities hosted at Building 21.

See what's on
Collectif La Collation
Thurdays, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Le Collectif organise des activités qui permettent la mise en voix d'une poésie à McGill en français
McGill Neurotech
Sundays, 9am – 12pm, 2:30pm – 4pm
Creating brain-controlled applications from start to finish
Variable times
Cozy fireside conversations with hackers, builders, and tech entrepreneurs
ENCODE Justice Canada
Variable times
Fighting for human rights accountability and justice in the age of AI

Partner with us

Help take Building 21 to the next level by supporting us in the following ways.

Get in touch
Become a B21 donor
Directly support our mission by providing funding for our scholars, operations, and ongoing projects.
Partner with a scholar
Sponsor scholars to pursue impactful topics attached to your business' R&D.
Supervise or mentor research
Build bridges with our scholars as a mentor or supervisor to advance the pursuit knowledge together.

Contact us

Building 21
General contact


Ollivier Dyens
Co-director, Building 21


Anita Parmar
Co-director, Building 21

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