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UBC welcomes government initiatives re technology education capacity and Robson Square district
April 4, 2017

The University of British Columbia welcomes two important initiatives announced today by the provincial government. The government announced today a 250-graduate increase to ...Read More >>

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Pain Management Venture, Curos Labs, Takes Top Prize in Life Sciences Startup Competition
February 28, 2017

February 27, 2017 (Vancouver, B.C.) – The second annual Life Sciences Startup Competition wrapped up after 11 new ventures pitched their startup idea to a full house at the Life ...Read More >>

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Resources and Applications
January 19, 2017

Your opportunity for marketing and PR with new UBC story! Submit your innovation story to UBC by January 27 BCIC Innovator Skills Initiative Funding Why You Should Care: Five...Read More >>

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BCIC Innovator Skills Initiative Funding Available for e@UBC ventures
December 22, 2016

e@UBC is pleased to announce that there are five BCIC ISI grants available for e@UBC ventures. The grants are for ventures that will be hiring personnel and interns to complete pro...Read More >>

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Technologies HATCH out of new lab space for UBC ventures
October 26, 2016

UBC has opened a new space for technology startups to build and test their inventions, grow their businesses, and transform ideas into commercial products. The new incubator...Read More >>

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Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities – 2016
October 6, 2016

September 29, 2016 Reuters has released its Top 100 rankings of the most innovative universities in the world. UBC was ranked 50th and the University of Toronto, the only ...Read More >>

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UBC’s Hub for Social Entrepreneurship
September 14, 2016

B.C. is indeed turning into a hub for social enterprises, and UBC certainly has a flare of new social ventures that are up-and-coming. In a post from the Vancouver Sun published ea...Read More >>

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APPLY NOW: Life Sciences Start-Up Competition
September 9, 2016

Brought to you by the Life Sciences Institute and e@UBC We challenge you to innovate! Design a plan for translation of your idea into product. To keep you educated and motiva...Read More >>

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NVBC Top 10 Finalists Announced
September 6, 2016

Two e@UBC teams are in the Top 10 of the New Ventures BC Competition - congratulations to Iris Automation and Microdermics! The winner will be announced as part of Vancouver Startu...Read More >>

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New Service Launched by SR&ED
August 16, 2016

Businesses and research and development (R&D) stakeholders have asked the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to make its Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) P...Read More >>

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e@UBC Teams Win The Generator Challenge 6.0 Competition
July 29, 2016

APPLY for the 2017 cohort HERE.  e@UBC has a vibrant startup co-working space out of the Graham Lee Innovation Centre, situated at the heart of the beautiful UBC Point Grey cam...Read More >>

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Become a Visioneer and Design the next XPRIZE Competition
May 9, 2016

Inviting passionate innovators from across the globe to help HeroX design the next XPRIZE competition to deliver impossible breakthroughs through cutting edge information and te...Read More >>

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BCIC Weekly Events & Opportunities – April 7, 2016
April 7, 2016

BCIC News   BCIC Ignite now open for applications BCIC has launched BCIC Ignite, which will provide funding to accelerate commercialization of new technologies and inn...Read More >>

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Propelling Social Ventures – Register now!
April 6, 2016

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BCIC Weekly Events & Opportunities – March 31, 2016
April 4, 2016

BCIC News   BCIC Ignite now open for applications  BCIC has launched BCIC Ignite, which will provide funding to accelerate commercialization of new technologies and in...Read More >>

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BCIC’s Seminar Series – Assessing the Opportunity with Ralph Turfus
March 24, 2016

Assessing the Opportunity with Ralph Turfus BCIC's annual #EducationSeries is back! They have created 8 seminars, 3 workshops and a networking ev...Read More >>

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New BCIC program offers research funding – May 2nd Deadline
March 18, 2016

Funded by the National Resources and Applied Sciences (NRAS) Endowment Fund, BCIC Ignite provides funding support of up to $300,000 to teams of researchers and industry partners th...Read More >>

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BCIC Weekly Events & Opportunities – March 17, 2016
March 18, 2016

BCIC News BCIC Ignite now open for applications -       BCIC has launched BCIC Ignite, which will provide funding to accelerate commercialization of new technologies...Read More >>

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BCIC-New Ventures Competition
March 17, 2016

March 2016 Registration open and full prize lineup The BCIC-New Ventures Competition is...Read More >>

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BC Technology Scholarship
March 11, 2016

The BCTIA will once again be awarding the industry-funded BC Technology Scholarship to students who have a proven passion for technology, a desire to work in a tech company, and ...Read More >>

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BCIC Weekly Events & Opportunities – March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

BCIC News  BCIC Ignite now open for applications -       BCIC has launched BCIC Ignite, which will provide funding to accelerate commercialization of new technologi...Read More >>

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SBN Workshops and Events
March 10, 2016

  Want to land your dream job? In partnership with Mitacs, the SBN is proud to present a workshop on networking etiquette hosted by Joanne Loberg, a Certified Executi...Read More >>

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Hello Tomorrow Challenge: For early stage science & tech startups
March 8, 2016

For those of you who don’t know, Hello Tomorrow Challenge is a global startup competition for promising science and technology projects that aim to create positive change. The ap...Read More >>

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Turning Invention into Innovation: Strategies for Scientist-Entrepreneurs
March 4, 2016

A seminar by Dr. Elicia Maine Canada has an excellent record in invention, but struggles with innovation. In particular, scientific inventions of a radical, generic nature, wit...Read More >>

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Apply for the Interface Health X Challenge
March 4, 2016

INTERFACE Health Challenge X 2016 is the world’s only annual competition to discover the world’s best real health problem-solving innovators. Think of this global challe...Read More >>

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BCIC Weekly Events & Opportunities – February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

News:  BCIC expands access for the BC Tech Co-op Grants Program -       Are you a BC company looking to accelerate the growth of your business? The expanded BC Tech...Read More >>

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UBC Clean Energy Engineering Co-op Industry Night, WED Feb 10 at 6pm, UBC Robson Square
January 29, 2016

This reception provides an opportunity for Master of Engineering Leadership students new to meet with industry representatives to learn more about your organization and potential...Read More >>

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INNOVATION FOR PUBLIC GOOD – 4 February 2016
January 29, 2016

Check out the event details here: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/news/event-innovation-public-good Innovation is important; so is the public good. But how do they go to...Read More >>

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Medical Device Development and Trends
January 22, 2016

Wondering what's involved in developing and selling medical devices in Canada and beyond? How can you increase your chances of sucess? What are the current trends? Com...Read More >>

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Innovation & Tech Trends for 2016
January 22, 2016

Event details & blurb: Date: Wed, January 27 Time: 6PM Place: BrainStation, 4F 1110 Hamilton St, Vancouver Cost: $10 Registration link: http://www.meetup.com/Innovatio...Read More >>

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TechBrew: The Ultimate Tech Mega-Mixer – January 28th
January 6, 2016

Check out one of BCTIA's most popular events, TechBrew, that brings together the coolest new technologies, cutting-edge innovators, and influential decision-makers, all under one r...Read More >>

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The Discovery Parks Generator Competition
January 6, 2016

Application Deadline: February 12th, 2016 at 5pm. Click here for the competition details. What do you win? Up to 1,000 sqft of furnished workspace (office and/or cubic...Read More >>

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#BCTECH Summit – January 18-19, 2016
November 11, 2015

Technology is reshaping how we do business, transforming customer experiences and driving growth across all segments of our economy. The #BCTECH Summit is a two-day event that will...Read More >>

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Lessons on Empowering Social Entrepreneurship
November 3, 2015

Centre for Social Innovation and Impact Investing's invitation for their upcoming event on November 19, 6 - 9pm, Heartwood Community Café, 317 East Broadway. Watch and shar...Read More >>

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2015 Small Business Information Expo
October 29, 2015

The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) in partnership with the Township of Langley and the Fraser Valley Chambers of Commerce, would like to invite UBC students, alumni...Read More >>

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Techvibes: Amazon and Hootsuite Headline Tech Fest Vancouver at The Commodore
October 26, 2015

Techvibes article on their upcoming event in Vancouver. Tech Fest returns to Vancouver on October 28th at The Commodore. Tech Fest brings together sixteen of Vancouver's fast...Read More >>

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UBC-Affiliated Startups Win Spots in The Next Big Thing (TNBT) for 2015
October 22, 2015

The Next Big Thing (TNBT), an entrepreneur-led charitable foundation that empowers young founders to take on the world, recently announced the 12 winning ventures chosen for it...Read More >>

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BC Tech Summit
October 20, 2015

Technology is reshaping how people do business, transforming customer experiences and driving growth across all segments of the economy. The #BCTECH Summit is a two-day event that ...Read More >>

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Energy New Venture Competition 2016
October 20, 2015

Have a promising innovation that could revolutionize the energy sector? Join the University of Calgary at the 2016 Energy New Venture Competition and pitch your cutting-edge ide...Read More >>

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Apply to Cansbridge Fellowship for an International Intership
October 14, 2015

The Cansbridge Fellowship is a global community of entrepreneurial minded, risk taking, and adventurous students and professionals who support each other in developing new and exis...Read More >>

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Techstars Seattle Recruitment Lunch and Learn
October 14, 2015

Interested in the local startup ecosystem and how to do more faster? Launch Academy hosts Techstars Seattle, local startups and entrepreneurs for a lunch time discussion. Hear wha...Read More >>

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BCIC and IBM Invite You to Get Hands-on With Watson
October 9, 2015

BCIC and IBM invite you to an exclusive IBM Watson Discovery Day on October 27 at 2:00pm in Vancouver. Join BCIC to: Hear how Watson and cognitive computing are powering ap...Read More >>

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BCTIA’s Biotech Licensing 101 – Grub in the Hub
October 9, 2015

Roger Kuypers will provide an overview of the main elements of biotechnology licensing, with some tips for university license negotiations. Roger will provide insights and examples...Read More >>

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Startup Open House Vancouver – October 29th
October 9, 2015

Startup Open House is back and bigger than ever this year. On October 29th 2015, hundreds of startups will unite to open their doors to the public (across Vancouver, Toron...Read More >>

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Register for BCTIA’s TechBrew Event This October 8th
September 30, 2015

TechBrew brings together new technologies, cutting-edge innovators and decision-makers all under one roof. Join fellow members of the BC tech community, including investors, top ta...Read More >>

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Apply for CleanTech Funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada
September 30, 2015

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) supports cleantech initiatives addressing clean air, soil, water and climate change issues. SDTC has two different funds that are c...Read More >>

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Graduate Tech Entrepreneurship Course Now Accepting Applications
September 29, 2015

APSC 541 is looking for entrepreneurial and technology-driven Graduates! This is a unique opportunity for Graduate Students from any faculty, not only Engineering, to team up with...Read More >>

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Graduate Student Entrepreneurship Workshop: Discovering the Entrepreneur Within
September 25, 2015

Graduate Pathways to Success and Mitacs have organized a full-day entrepreneurship workshop for graduate students to learn more about entrepreneurship. Discovering the Entrepreneur...Read More >>

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BCTIA Offers Free Startup Resources for UBC Entrepreneurs
September 24, 2015

e@UBC's partnership with the BCTIA opens the doors for UBC entrepreneurs and ventures to access even more startup resources in the Vancouver community. See what free events and res...Read More >>

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Vancouver Sun: BCIC New Ventures Awards kick off Vancouver Startup Week
September 22, 2015

Vancouver Sun article on the BCIC New Ventures Competition Winners, including UBC-affiliated Prollster. A British Columbia startup that has created software to help agents aroun...Read More >>

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Life Sciences Entrepreneurship Speaker Series: Dr. Simon Pimstone, Sept 28th
September 21, 2015

The Life Sciences Institute is proud to have Dr. Simon Pimstone, Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer, Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc speak at their upcoming event! Dr. Pims...Read More >>

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Hear from UBC Alumnus & Co-founder of the Social Stock Exchange
September 17, 2015

Professor James Tansey will host a conversation with alumnus Pradeep Jethi, BA’87 (English), Strategic Adviser and co-founder of the Social Stock Exchange (SSX) in London, UK. T...Read More >>

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Register for The Next 36 National Campus Tour at UBC
September 11, 2015

The Next 36 is a program that accelerates the growth of Canada’s most talented young entrepreneurs by providing mentorship, capital and founder development. Each year, The Nex...Read More >>

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Coast Capital Savings iHub is Calling for Applications
September 11, 2015

The Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub is looking for social entrepreneurs to join their 2016 accelerator program! If you are running a start-up with a social or environmental mi...Read More >>

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Register Now for ProtoHack’s Main Event in August
July 30, 2015

ProtoHack, an organization that runs code-free hackathon events around the world, is hosting a 12-hour event in Vancouver. During the event non-technical entrepreneurs learn how to...Read More >>

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UBC-affiliated Seamless MD makes Top 10
July 28, 2015

Named in the 20 Promising Canadian Digital Health Companies to Watch A patient education and engagement platform, Seamless MD prepares people for upcoming surgeries with pre- an...Read More >>

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Disruptive Innovation in Genomics Competition
July 2, 2015

Genome Canada has officially launched the Request for Applications for a new program: the 2015 Disruptive Innovation in Genomics Competition (DIG). This program aims to support the...Read More >>

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Apply for the Interface Health X Challenge
June 30, 2015

The Interface Health Excellence Challenge (IHX Challenge) is a global competition to find the world’s most innovative health entrepreneurs whose ideas and products can change hea...Read More >>

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TechVibes: Intel to Acquire Recon Instruments: Rumour
May 27, 2015

TechVibes news release on UBC affiliated company, Recon Instruments. Looks like Inc. was right to name Recon a startup to watch in Canada. The intelligent wearable technology...Read More >>

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Minister Finlay Announces Investment in Clean Technology Projects in British Columbia
May 25, 2015

Sustainable Development Technology Canada Media Release. Richmond - The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., MP for Delta—Richmond East and Minister of National Reve...Read More >>

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What is HyperGrowth?
May 4, 2015

HyperGrowth is BC’s only second-stage revenue accelerator, growing the next generation of tech companies right here in Vancouver. Through a six-month residency program and advi...Read More >>

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BCTIA’s Unplugged: War Stories From the Valley
May 4, 2015

On May 13th, join the Vancouver tech community at The Hub for an open mic meetup with Jeff Liu, Global Sector Head of Technology at EY, and hear about his experiences in the Val...Read More >>

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Global News: YELL program encourages young entrepreneurs to shine
April 30, 2015

Global News article on entrepreneurship@UBC's partner, Young Entrepreneur Leadership Launchpad. VANCOUVER – For the past three years, a number of senior students in the Lower ...Read More >>

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LifeSciences BC Hosting Speaking Event on Medical Devices
April 28, 2015

LifeSciences BC hosts the May LifeSciences BC Blakes Breakfast Speaking Event on Thursday, May 14th. Event Details Date: Thursday, May 14 Time: 7:30am-9:30am Location: Ter...Read More >>

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Metabridge Top 15 is Accepting Applications
April 27, 2015

metabridge is bringing 15 of Canada's top startups together with Global Technology Leaders from Silicon Valley with their upcoming event in Kelowna, BC. This retreat makes it even...Read More >>

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LifeSciences BC Hosting Investment Workshop in May
April 10, 2015

LifeSciences BC will be hosting a sequence of entrepreneurship events for any Life Science startups on May 13th and May 21st! May 13th event, Discovery Foundation TEP 2015 “How-...Read More >>

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Entrepreneurship & The Silicon Valley: A Talk from a Leading Innovator
March 30, 2015

Join UBC in welcoming Dr. Ossama Hassanein a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, visionary, mentor, venture capitalist and UBC Alumnus in an evening of engagement and discussion regar...Read More >>

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Register For BCIC-New Ventures Competition
March 24, 2015

Learn how UBC startups have utilized entrepreneurship@UBC resources to succeed at the BCIC New Ventures Competition https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oM-rlEP9mS8 The BCIC-New Ventu...Read More >>

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Student Club eProjects Hosting Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
March 24, 2015

eProjects Entrepreneurship Bootcamp is a two-day intensive weekend that gives students the opportunity to learn everything they need to know about validating their business ideas a...Read More >>

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2015 BCIC-New Ventures Competition & Seminar Series
March 4, 2015

The annual BCIC-New Ventures Competition is back for its 15th year and is seeking emerging BC entrepreneurs who are ready to take their technology startup to new heights. Co...Read More >>

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Weekend Reading: Incubation Nation
March 4, 2015

This article was written by Strategy Online on February 13, 2015 Phrases like “startup mentality” and “entrepreneurial thinking” have found their way into the “about” ...Read More >>

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‘Girls Raising’ Innovation Challenge 2015
February 19, 2015

Girls Raising presentation events support, educate and encourage female entrepreneurship. The aim is to help women build the confidence and network necessary to raise financing and...Read More >>

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Canada’s Business Model Competition
February 18, 2015

Canada’s Business Model Competition provides student entrepreneurs with early stage startups the opportunity to showcase their work and compete for prizes. The event is one of th...Read More >>

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Canadian Global Impact Competition
February 18, 2015

The Global Impact Competitions act as a platform to identify outstanding entrepreneurs, leaders, scientists and engineers with the most innovative ideas for positively impacting mi...Read More >>

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Arbutus Medical Invited to New Social Accelerator
January 27, 2015

Arbutus Medical, a team of UBC biomedical engineers and recent graduates of entrepreneurship@UBC's Lean LaunchPad program, is one of five teams to receive a placement with Coast Ca...Read More >>

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G.e@UBC Celebrates Entrepreneurship with Pecha Kucha Style Showcase Event
January 26, 2015

Vancouver, BC, (January 26, 2015) -- Genomics.entrepreneurship@UBC (g.e@UBC), a Genome BC funded program that teaches and inspires entrepreneurship to increase the uptake of genomi...Read More >>

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TechBrew: BCTIA’s Networking Event
January 19, 2015

One of BCTIA's most popular events, TechBrew, brings together new technologies, cutting-edge innovators, and influential decision-makers all under one roof. On January 29th join fe...Read More >>

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Ho Ho @ The Hub
December 9, 2014

BCTIA Innovation Hub Open House Join the BCTIA team on December 10th at their NEW Innovation Hub! The BCTIA Innovation Hub is a 26,000 sq foot accelerator space dedicated to help...Read More >>

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Apply to the OneStart Competition for a Chance at $150k
November 25, 2014

Do you have an idea to solve a critical problem in healthcare? Or do you have the scientific or business know-how to help someone else develop their idea? The Oxbridge Biotech Rou...Read More >>

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Register for Pacific Venture Capital Competition
November 24, 2014

The Pacific Venture Capital Competition is an undergraduate and MBA venture capital competition in North America. It provides students with the opportunity to present business idea...Read More >>

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Supporting Innovative Businesses in British Columbia
November 21, 2014

Funding will help Canadian SMEs grow, prosper and create jobs November 21, 2014 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Industry Canada The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Indu...Read More >>

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Tech Fest Recruiting Event Nov 18
November 18, 2014

Looking for a Job in Vancouver's Tech Industry? Join TechVibes on November 18th and meet with some of the Executive team and Hiring Managers of over 30 exciting companies. There w...Read More >>

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Enactus UBC Entrepreneurship Event
November 12, 2014

The student group Enactus UBC is hosting an entrepreneurship event to demonstrate how they support both aspiring and current student entrepreneurs. The event will have a short pres...Read More >>

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What Does Intellectual Property Mean for You?
October 31, 2014

You made an amazing discovery in the lab... so what’s next? The Life Sciences Institute is hosting an Introduction to Intellectual Property (IP) Panel Event for UBC research sci...Read More >>

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Foodie for Thought
October 28, 2014

The Sauder Business Club of Vancouver is partnering with the UBC Faculty of Law to host eight speakers that will share their innovative and entrepreneurial experiences within the f...Read More >>

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Apply to the Global Student Entrepreneur Award!
October 22, 2014

The Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) has officially launched the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) Vancouver regional competition! The GSEA competition is designed for stud...Read More >>

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Demonstrate Technology with Vancouver City
October 21, 2014

The Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) recently opened applications for their Green and Digital Demonstration Program (GDDP), designed to help clean technology and digital compani...Read More >>

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UBC Entrepreneur Talks About Next 36 Success
October 20, 2014

UBC's recent Next 36 event featured an inspiring talk by UBC engineering grad Tagg Jefferson. Jefferson's start-up, GridCure, was chosen as the 'Next 36 Outstanding Venture' this s...Read More >>

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Pacific Northwest Investor Showcase Opportunity
October 16, 2014

The Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) is holding a "First Look Forum" for up-and-coming entrepreneurs in Bellingham on November 18, 2014. This is an invite-only inv...Read More >>

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Deadline Approaching for Western Innovation Initiative
October 14, 2014

Eligible companies apply now to the Western Innovation Initiative (WINN)! WINN is a $100 million five-year federal initiative that offers repayable contributions for small and ...Read More >>

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A Few Spots Left in Entrepreneurship 101 Course
October 10, 2014

Entrepreneurship 101 Officially named COMM 280, E101 is the popular cross-faculty entrepreneurship course launched last year through Sauder School of Business. The course uses a l...Read More >>

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Sauder’s Orphaned Technology Event
October 9, 2014

Innovative technologies need entrepreneurs! The Sauder School of Business is pleased to invite UBC students to the first Orphaned Technology Startup Weekend (OTSW). “Orphan te...Read More >>

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UBC Companies Take Top Spots at BCIC New Ventures Competition
September 25, 2014

Out of 128 applications, four UBC affiliated ventures took home prizes from the New Ventures BC award ceremony on September 22nd, including first and second  prize! $100,000 ...Read More >>

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Energy Sector Competition in Calgary!
September 19, 2014

Stand out among the flurry of innovation at the Energy New Venture Competition! Are you a seed-stage company in the energy sector or even have an idea that will impact the en...Read More >>

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Kickstart Social Event Sept 18th
September 15, 2014

Epic Social Viral Crowdsourced Ninja Kickstart Social Event 2.0! September 18th, 5:30pm - 8pm in Kaiser 2020 and 2030 This a fun icebreaker-type event geared towards getting ...Read More >>

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UBC Business Week
September 9, 2014

Sept 8-11, 2014 from 11am-2pm in front of the Henry Angus Building The largest annual business fair at UBC, Business Week is a week-long event hosted by the Commerce Undergradua...Read More >>

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The Next 36 at UBC Vancouver Campus
September 5, 2014

Join e@UBC in welcoming The Next 36 to UBC for their National Campus Tour! Come out to get more info on The Next 36 program and how you can apply. What is The Next 36? Event Deta...Read More >>

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UBC Companies Make Big Splash in Top 10
September 5, 2014

BCIC New Venture Competition Announces Top 10 Congrats to the UBC affiliated ventures that dominated BCIC's New Venture competition by claiming 5 out of the 10 spots: Aspect B...Read More >>

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Apply to the 2015 Cohort of The Next 36
August 11, 2014

The Next 36 is one of Canada's leading entrepreneurship programs designed specifically for extraordinary undergraduates launching entrepreneurial initiatives. Each year during an 8...Read More >>

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UBC’s Bitlit Named in metabridge’s Top 15
July 15, 2014

"The metabridge 2014 Top 15 Canadian Startups have been selected from a list of nationwide applicants representing Canada's most promising technology startup companies." metabri...Read More >>

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IP Strategy Workshop June 4
June 3, 2014

Industry Canada, in partnership with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) invite you to a workshop on: Developing an Iron Clad Integrated IP Strategy Wed Jun 4, 2014 Fairmont W...Read More >>

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NextBC Predicts 25 Companies to Influence Future
May 13, 2014

NextBC has named 25 BC companies in the technology industry who are innovative and "will influence the future." Among the companies are UBC affiliated companies D-Wave Systems, El...Read More >>

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BCIC Seminar Series
May 2, 2014

Every April-June, BCIC-New Ventures offers a 10-week seminar and networking series, open to those interested in growing their technology start-up business. Each week you’ll lear...Read More >>

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Call for Applications to Plug and Play Pitch Event
May 2, 2014

Silicon Valley’s Plug and Play Tech Center is hosting Startup Showdown 2.0 in Vancouver in June and is inviting all startups to apply to pitch. The top startups selected by the j...Read More >>

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2014 Student Startup Challenge
May 1, 2014

Aspiring student entrepreneurs apply by May 23. Calling all student entrepreneurs! Have an idea for a tech startup but not sure where to start? Submit your idea to Launch Academ...Read More >>

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Apr 30 “Introduction to BitCoin”
April 30, 2014

The UBC MBA Entrepreneur group is hosting an event to the e@UBC community called 'Introduction to BitCoin'. Cost to attend is $10 and includes two drinks. Introduction to Bit...Read More >>

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Wavefront’s “Startup Picture Day” is May 21
April 29, 2014

On Wednesday, May 21st the Wavefront centre for wireless commercialization and research offers Startup Picture Day. Bright Photography will be on site to ensure your headshot...Read More >>

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BCTIA Announces Technology Impact Award Finalists
April 29, 2014

UBC's FusionPipe nominated for most promising startup at upcoming BC TIA Technology Impact Awards. Congratulations FusionPipe Software Solutions, selected as a finalist for the ...Read More >>

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LES “IP & Licensing” Offered April 28th
April 23, 2014

IP & Licensing Basics: A One-Day Review DATE & TIME Monday, April 28, 2014 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM LOCATION Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP, 900 Howe Street, 2nd Flo...Read More >>

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Apply to Plug and Play Startup Showdown
April 22, 2014

Plug and Play's Startup Showdown returns to Vancouver this June with Startup Showdown 2.0. The top startups selected by the judges will receive a $25,000 investment plus 3-month...Read More >>

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BCIC New Ventures Competition: Submissions Open
March 4, 2014

The BCIC-New Ventures Competition gives early-stage tech entrepreneurs education, mentorship, networking, and exposure to help build a successful venture. Participants also get t...Read More >>

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Pacific Venture Capital Conference
March 3, 2014

e@UBC looks forward to this week's sold out Pacific Venture Capital Conference, organized by students of the Sauder School of Business. Including teams from over a dozen universit...Read More >>

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Congratulations Enterprize Canada Winners
February 27, 2014

On February 15th at the Fairmont Waterfront, finalists presented their business model to a panel of judges and a live audience. Winning teams were all UBC startups: Santé ...Read More >>

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CODE Hackathon Contest Begins Feb 28
January 23, 2014

CODE will take place from February 28 to March 2. It's an intense 48-hour "coding sprint", in which participating developers (in teams of up to 4 people) from across Canada will b...Read More >>

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Finalists Prepare to Present at Enterprize Canada 2014
January 22, 2014

Competition offers Canadian undergraduate entrepreneurs one-on-one mentoring and potential of up to $100,000 seed financing Enterprize Canada will showcase the finalists of ...Read More >>

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Socially Focused Start-ups Enter Innovation Hub
January 17, 2014

Five socially focused start-ups enter Sauder’s Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub business accelerator Skipper Otto’s Community Supported Fishery is one of five Vancouver ...Read More >>

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Real World Analytics Wins Startup Weekend
November 28, 2013

Congratulations to UBC Accelerator Program graduates, Real World Analytics, winners of the UBC Startup Weekend, which took place Nov 15-17. This valuable event attracted a diverse ...Read More >>

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Global Venture Labs Competition Call for Entries
November 21, 2013

The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition invites entries from teams at UBC Forty teams from around the world will gather in Austin, Texas from May 1-3, 2014 to compete for...Read More >>

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SAP Innovation Competitions
November 6, 2013

SAP welcomes student submissions for several upcoming crowdsourcing contests... Utility of Tomorrow (ideas due Nov 22, 2013) How do we meet tomorrow's energy and resource ne...Read More >>

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RBC Innovation Challenge
November 5, 2013

Student submissions due Nov 25! This business challenge is open to teams of currently-enrolled Canadian post-secondary students. The challenge runs from October through Decembe...Read More >>

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Apply to the 2014 Cohort of The Next 36
August 9, 2013

The program for Canada’s most promising young entrepreneurs has launched its annual search for the country’s next great business builders. The Next 36, championed by Galen West...Read More >>