For UBC entrepreneurs developing solutions to the climate emergency.
The Climate Venture Studio is for UBC researchers, scientists and founders working on scientific or technological innovations, or disruptions that tackle a widespread climate issue.
entrepreneurship@UBC has a proven track record of developing climate based ventures into game changing solutions. We work with innovators, faculties and leaders across the university and provincial landscape to propel innovative solutions into the world that have economic, social and environmental impact.
The Studio supports the development of climate solutions in areas including coasts & oceans; energy; mining & minerals; industrial processes; food, agriculture & land use; resilient communities; fresh water; health & education; biodiversity & habitat; bridges & infrastructure; engineered carbon sinks; transportation; and other interdisciplinary initiatives.
The studio works with ventures to identify climate market opportunities, nurture high-potential climate solutions emerging from UBC research and help entrepreneurs build impactful ventures.
Ventures in our community can join The Climate Venture Studio to leverage entrepreneurship@UBC’s expertise in developing climate-focused ventures. This studio is designed to layer on additional Entrepreneurs in Residence, industry leaders and experts in our community to help drive climate ideas to impact.
This studio is led by Dr. Shannon Bard, an Entrepreneur in Residence and accomplished innovator and environmental advocate who spearheads acutely focused climate solutions programming.
How to engage
Entrepreneurs, ventures, mentors and champions, who are part of our community are eligible to join the Climate Venture Studio; a separate application is not required.
To learn more about the ventures part of entrepreneurship@UBC and the Climate Venture Studio, visit our portfolio.
Interested in learning more?
Get in touch with Entrepreneur in Residence and Climate Venture Studio Lead, Dr. Shannon Bard.