UBC PhD student recycles chopsticks for home décor startup
A research interest in bamboo and a love for sushi has inspired a UBC student to launch a line of home décor products made from recycled chopsticks.
Sep 15, 2016
Major new grant to fuel social innovation and entrepreneurship at UBC
UBC is set to become a leading hub for social entrepreneurship and innovation.
Nov 6, 2014
Power drills go from the toolbox to the operating room
Engineering students develop simple alternative to expensive surgical tool for developing world.
Jul 8, 2014
New funding, strategy, put UBC in vanguard of B.C. innovation
With a boost of $200,000 from the BC Innovation Council and a comprehensive new strategy, UBC is taking steps to make it an unquestioned leader in entrepreneurial activity.
Feb 7, 2014
Entrepreneurship for all
Sauder launches UBC-wide course focused on entrepreneurship and new venture creation.
Jul 9, 2013
Student invention first to secure seed money from new UBC entrepreneurship fund
An invention developed by students in a joint Sauder School of Business–UBC Engineering undergraduate class is the first to secure seed money from a new University of British Columbia entrepreneurship fund.
Jan 31, 2012
UBC welcomes $1M boost in entrepreneurship and research translation
The Genomics Research Entrepreneurship to Accelerate Translation (GREAT) project at the University of British Columbia has been chosen for funding through Genome Canada’s Entrepreneurship Education in Genomics (EEG) pilot program.
Oct 19, 2011
entrepreneurship@UBC Seed Accelerator fund to help launch UBC startups
Startups from the University of British Columbia community can now apply for investments of up to $100,000 to support their new venture thanks to the entrepreneurship@UBC Seed Accelerator fund.
Aug 18, 2011
UBC entrepreneurs to storm Silicon Valley
Forget Dragon’s Den, University of British Columbia entrepreneurs have an opportunity to pitch their business concepts and products directly to Silicon Valley venture capitalists at an August 31 alumni event at the Plug and Play Tech Centre in Sunnyvale, California.
Aug 11, 2010