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e@UBC/HATCH Summer Barbecue

On June 28, startup ventures from e@UBC and HATCH met at a barbecue held outside the ICICS/CS building. This informal networking event gave the venture teams a chance to learn from one another’s successes, and mistakes, as they move from idea to market launch.

e@UBC/ICICS Venture Showcase
e@UBC/ICICS Venture Showcase

e@UBC/ICICS Venture Showcase

On June  8, 2017, ICICS and e@UBC teamed up to co-host a Venture Showcase in the UBC Alumni Centre. The event featured 22 ventures that have emerged recently from UBC’s entrepreneurship support programs, including the HATCH tech startup incubator in the ICICS building. The Showcase displayed the success of UBC’s increasingly mature innovation pipeline, from […]

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UBC Faculty of Applied Science Welcomes Interim Dean

Effective June 5, 2017, James Olson, PEng, is the interim dean of the Faculty of Applied Science. He follows Marc Parlange, who joined the Faculty as dean in 2013 and is now provost of Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. A professor of mechanical engineering at UBC, Olson has held many leadership roles at the university, […]

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e@UBC/ICICS Venture Creation and Entrepreneurial Opportunities Workshop

On June 1, ICICS members and their students learned more about UBC’s innovation pipeline at an informal workshop in the ICICS/Computer Science atrium. Blair Simonite, entrepreneurship@UBC (e@UBC) Program Director  and Paul Cubbon, Leader of the Sauder Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group and champion of UBC’s Creative Destruction Lab-West, laid out the pathway and support available for launching a […]