e@UBC’s true strength is the depth and breadth of its connections within the university, with industry and with other organizations. Here are some of the connections that are key to our success.


BC Innovation Council

Accelerating technology commercialization by supporting startups and developing entrepreneurs.

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Helping tech companies grow.

GSL Group

GSL Group

Founded by Graham Lee in 1989, GSL Group is based in Vancouver, Canada, operating in many industries including real estate development and construction, sports and entertainment, recreational facilities, travel and hospitality, e-commerce, health and fitness, agriculture and more.


DDB Canada

Supporting new ventures with marketing communications strategies that get results.

Faculty of Applied Sciences

Faculty of Applied Science

Fostering entrepreneurial capacity within the Faculty of Applied Science.


Genome BC

Growing the impact of Genomics research through supporting venture creation and expanding e@UBC’s network.

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Irving K Barber Learning Centre

Providing world-class support for leading edge curated information and flexible learning.


Sauder School of Business Centre for Social Innovation & Impact Investing

Leveraging business tools to advance social innovation and sustainability, through research, incubation and application.


Life Sciences Institute

Fostering entrepreneurial capacity within the Life Science research community.


NRC Industrial Research Assistance Program

Providing innovation and funding services to accelerate business growth.


Sauder School of Business

Providing advanced entrepreneurial education through workshops and formal courses.


University-Industry Liason Office (UILO)

Providing startup resources and services to e@UBC ventures.


W. Maurice Young Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Research Centre

Providing leading research for e@UBC programming.

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YELL (Young Entrepreneur Leadership Launchpad)

The first unified effort to bring mentor – based entrepreneurship & leadership education to high schools across Canada.