Innovation + Partnerships

UBC is committed to generating knowledge that creates a lasting impact on society.

We are proud of our track record of translating research discoveries and partnerships into new technologies, services, treatments and policies. Impacts stemming from UBC research include influencing environmental policies; transforming health treatment; launching companies; and advancing technology, natural resources and life sciences sectors in B.C. and Canada.

Innovation UBC builds on this experience and expertise. This network involves multiple units and teams in the VPRI portfolio, faculties and departments, and expands the range of assistance for UBC researchers, scholars and their partners to generate social and economic impacts in B.C. and around the world.
 

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INNOVATION UBC BY THE NUMBERS
 

213

spin-off companies based on licensed UBC research

$11.5B

estimated value of sales of products incorporating UBC discoveries

2,500

annual research collaborations with industry, government and non-profit 

450

licensing agreements for UBC technologies

FEATURED Innovation STORIES