Spotlight Series: Fund Your Startup with Genome BC!

Published on Friday, October 24, 2014


Join e@UBC, genomics.entrepreneurship@UBC, and the Life Sciences Institute to learn about Genome British Columbia‘s funding programs for genomics commercialization and startups!


  • Free admission for the UBC community
  • October 29th from 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Location is at the Life Sciences Institute UBC Vancouver Campus, 2350 Health Sciences Mall


Dr. Gabe Kalmar (Vice President) and Dr. David Charest (Director, Sector Development) will talk about Genome BC’s suite of programs and support for entrepreneurial researchers within the UBC community who are pursuing genomics-based innovation.

Genome BC administers a number of programs aimed at funding innovation with a basis in genomics. genomics.entrepreneurship@UBC and e@UBC work with Genome BC to facilitate the migration of innovation from universities into society through startup creation, from discovery to commercialization. Register to learn how to access these great resources!

Genome BC is a catalyst for the life sciences cluster on Canada’s West Coast, and manages a cumulative portfolio of over $660M in 211 research projects and science and technology platforms. These research projects generate social and economic benefits for BC and Canada, impacting many sectors such as forestry, fisheries and aquaculture, agri-food, energy and mining, and human health.

Register Now!