UBC a founding member in the successful BC-led Digital Technology Supercluster

The British Columbia-led Digital Technology Supercluster is one of the funding recipients for the Government of Canada’s Innovation Supercluster Initiative, announced my Minister Navdeep Bains on February 15, 2018.

“It is an exciting and historic time for innovation in Canada. The Digital Technology Supercluster is a generational opportunity – one that holds significant promise for companies in BC and across Canada,” says Bill Tam, Co-Chair of Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster consortium. “Now the important work begins. As a collective, we’ll apply data and use technology in new ways, such as mixed reality, which can digitally transform companies, solve industry problems and advance economic opportunities throughout BC, Canada and the world.”

"For UBC, the Digital Technology Supercluster means exciting opportunities for our researchers and students, now and in the future. The supercluster will draw on research strengths, catalyze innovation and create new linkages and capacity in talent development," said President Santa Ono.

Read the full announcement

Read the President's Blog Post