Research & Entrepreneurship
UBC was recently named Canada's most innovative universities by Reuters. It is a growing hub for innovation and entrepreneurship.
Some of the programs that have been a driving factor towards enabling this entrepreneurial spirit include:
A powerful combination of mentorship, education, venture creation and seed funding to support UBC students. To make sure you are addressing a market need, entrepreneurship@ubc offers a 5-week market validation program called the Lean Lauch Pad.
An on-campus startup incubator that provides high-tech entrepreneurs with creative spaces, a networking cafe, tools to build prototypes, and mentorship. To help early stage UBC ventures to get crackig, Hatch provides a small grant called the Concept Fund.
Meet some creative thinkers who are inventing new technology, creating new companies and helping drive the global economy.