Technologies HATCH out of new lab space for UBC ventures
UBC has opened a new space for technology startups to build and test their inventions, grow their businesses, and transform ideas into commercial products.
Oct 26, 2016
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
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
How the UBC creators of AutoStitch revolutionized computer vision and sparked a spinoff tsunami.
Jan 30, 2014 - by Brian Lin
The Future of Innovation at UBC
In his final address to The Vancouver Board of Trade, UBC Pres. Stephen Toope unveiled a strategy to help UBC foster innovation in the B.C. economy.
Oct 3, 2013
Rapid transit key to unlocking potential of UBC/Broadway corridor: study
The City of Vancouver and UBC today released a KPMG study that shows the employment and population of the UBC/Broadway corridor will grow by 150,000 in the next 30 years and a rail-based rapid transit system is needed to meet the corridor’s population growth and significant economic potential.
Feb 28, 2013
UBC president helps identify key steps to respond to growing Asia Pacific research strengths
The most dramatic new developments in science are taking place among nations in the Asia-Pacific and the phenomenon is changing the dynamic of science around the globe, according to three science and academic leaders from the U.S., Canada and Singapore.
Apr 10, 2012
UBC receives Canada’s first ‘gold’ in new university sustainability ratings
Pioneering clean energy projects, an aggressive carbon-reduction strategy and North America’s greenest building have helped UBC to garner Canada’s first gold rating in a new international program that assesses sustainability achievements in higher education.
Aug 19, 2011