UBC students compete for best SpaceX landing-pad design
Event: Ship-based rocket landing-pad design competition
Date/Time: Wednesday April 18, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Fred Kaiser Building (map), Room 1180, 2332 Main Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4
Parking: Health Sciences Parkade (map), 2250 Health Sciences Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z3
Industry-academia partnership prepares shipbuilders of tomorrowRead more
UBC students win entrepreneurship competition with innovative solution for restaurant industry
A team of UBC students was awarded first place in the entrepreneurship category of the competition portion of this year’s Pacific Venture Capital Conference and Competition, the largest student-run event of its kind in North America. The win came with a $5500 cash prize and four thousand dollars’ worth of in-kind legal services from McMillan LLP.
BCBusiness recognizes female STEM influencers from APSC
BCBusiness has named several members of the UBC APSC community to its list of “B.C.'s Most Influential Women 2018.” This year, the magazine is featuring women who are making a significant impact in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math).
New Westminster to tap into UBC brain trustRead more
Self-driving ‘sailbot’ returns home after being lost at seaRead more
Robotic sailboat back in BC after a year drifting at sea
Engineers and others descend on UBC for health hackathonRead more
Innovation OnBoard wraps up successful first year
The path to innovation and entrepreneurship is filled with continuous setbacks and unexpected surprises. Students often learn from painful experience that their brilliant idea or wonderful solution is often for a problem that does not exist. This vital lesson is one that visionaries often learn through failure; however, it does not have to be this way.
APSC to participate in $950 million federal “innovation supercluster” initiative
Last year, the Government of Canada launched a new Innovation Superclusters Initiative (ISI) under which it would invest up to $950 million over five years in industry-led consortia “with the greatest potential to energize the economy and become engines of growth.”