Welcome Back to e@UBC

Published on Monday, January 05, 2015


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.

Want regular updates? Sign up to our mailing list here!