Innovation UBC 2020 Physical Sciences Venture Idea Competition

Innovation UBC will be hosting an online edition of its venture idea competition and education sessions commencing Wednesday September 21, 2020. UBC researchers with an idea for a start-up based on their UBC research in the physical sciences are encouraged to enter. Teams must have at least one member whose UBC research is the basis for the team’s start-up idea. This member can be a UBC graduate student, postdoctoral fellow, research associate or faculty member.

Ideas are welcome from a wide range of areas including transportation, energy, food and agriculture, advanced materials, artificial intelligence and many more. Ideas may focus on offering solutions to key societal or economic challenges, such as innovations aimed at addressing digital security, the post-COVID economy and climate change.

Participate to:

  • Learn about a wide range of venture-creation topics through a series of education sessions
  • Win cash prizes and professional business services including legal services and patenting
  • Leverage the joint expertise and resources of Innovation UBC’s University Industry Liaison Office (UILO), entrepreneurship @UBC (e @UBC), Innovation Partnerships and Knowledge Exchange Unit
  • Build your network and connections through a pitch competition and reception

Learn more about the competition and register here.