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Welcome Back to e@UBC

Published on Monday, January 05, 2015

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Welcome to a new year of possibilities with entrepreneurship@UBC. The recent partnership announcements (here and here) and e@UBC’s Open House event, helped set the stage for an exciting 2015! Check out some of the upcoming events:

Genomics & Life Sciences Lean Launch Pad Accelerator

After last November’s successful Lean Launch Pad Accelerator, e@UBC is looking forward to working with top scientists and entrepreneurs in the Genomics & Life Sciences Accelerator program in February 2015. Applications are opening soon, so be sure to sign up in time to jump-start your new venture with e@UBC!

Spotlight Speaker Series

Daniel Wattier, a local Life Sciences entrepreneur and CEO of ImStar Therapeutics, will kick-off the e@UBC 2015 speakers series on January 23rd, from 12:00pm-1:00pm. Daniel will be speaking about the challenges he faced as an entrepreneur while building a successful drug development business. Stay tuned for more details!

Open Office Start Date

Open Office provides registered ventures with one-on-one startup advice throughout all stages of development. Starting January 15th, e@UBC’s expert advisors are available for meetings every Thursday from 9:00am-12:00pm. Open Office meetings are held in the Wayne and William White Engineering Design Center.

Due to the overwhelming success of this program, e@UBC is expanding its roster of advisors! Additional entrepreneurs and businesspeople, from a broad range of industries, will join the e@UBC Open Office program over the next few weeks. Stay tuned for more details!

Genomics Pecha Kucha Event January 29th

Genomics.entrepreneurship@UBC is celebrating entrepreneurship by hosting a Pecha Kucha event! Hear from ten different speakers on how entrepreneurship has changed their lives and enjoy the view in the Beaty Biodiversity Museum‘s Under The Whale Theatre.

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