Genome BC is a non-profit research organization that invests in and manages large-scale genomics and proteomics research projects and enabling technologies focused on areas of strategic importance such as human health, forestry, fisheries, bioenergy, mining, agriculture and the environment.
Genome Canada is a catalyst for developing and applying genomic sciences that create economic wealth and social benefit for Canadians. The not-for-profit organization works in partnership to invest in and manage large-scale research and translate discoveries into commercial opportunities, new technologies, applications and solutions.
The University-Industry Liaison Office (UILO) supports interaction between the University and industry and other community partners in many different forms, including research partnerships that investigate areas of mutual interest, the commercialization, distribution and dissemination of research outputs, and the development of entrepreneurial talent and new ventures.
entrepreneurship@UBC (e@UBC) inspires the next generation of entrepreneurs within the UBC community to create new commercial and social ventures for economic and societal impact.
The Sauder School of Business is one of the world’s leading academic business schools. Located in Vancouver, Canada’s gateway to the Pacific Rim, Sauder provides a global business perspective at a dynamic crossroads of the international marketplace. Dedicated to rigorous and relevant teaching, its programs generate business leaders who drive change and shape industries and organizations around the world.
Boosting Entrepreneurial Skills and Training: BEST in Genomics project aims to to foster, analyze and maximize the knowledge translation of scientific innovations into commercially relevant outputs. Specifically, how to create and capture value from one’s research and to translate these discoveries into marketable applications, products, technologies, systems and processes.
The Canadian Science Policy Conference (CPSC) is a grassroots initiative that thrives on a dynamic and responsive conference structure focused on best serving the needs of the science policy community. CSPC serves as an inclusive, non-partisan and national forum uniting stakeholders, strengthening dialogue, and enabling action with respect to current and emerging issues in national science, technology, and innovation policy.