The Interactive Design Exchange (IDX)

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What is the Interaction Design Exchange?

The Interactive Design Exchange (IDX) is a specialized research, Interaction Design and training centre housed within the School of Design at George Brown College (Toronto). The Interactive Design Exchange helps businesses adapt to Industry 4.0, developing products, services and systems for the smart economy.

IDX Services

Learn how IDX can support your applied research project with expertise, funding, state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and training.

Design Strategy

Collaborative design using Institute without Boundaries methods.


Cutting-edge digital experience design projects with industry, students and faculty.


From degrees, diplomas and one-year certificates, to short-term courses, workshops and conferences.


Purpose-built labs for collaborative research and applied learning.


Hundreds of digital devices and simulation equipment available for research projects.

Start-Up Support

Incubator space, competitions and networking opportunities.