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HATCH Alumni Addressing Sustainability
HATCH Alumni Are Addressing Sustainability Issues Worldwide

HATCH Alumni Are Addressing Sustainability Issues Worldwide

Recent HATCH alumni ventures are doing their part to address climate change and environmental degradation. Many of the ideas these companies were founded on emerged from labs at UBC. Read about how they are making their mark on the planet.      

Blockchain@UBC/Peter Wall Institute Witness Webinar on COVID-19 Response and Privacy

Blockchain@UBC/Peter Wall Institute Witness Webinar on COVID-19 Response and Privacy

The Blockchain@UBC ICICS research cluster and the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies are hosting a “witness webinar” on May 5 (9 AM – PM) that will explore the question, “Can Governments Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Still Respect Personal Privacy?” Academics, healthcare practitioners, policy-makers, and members of civil society organizations will meet online […]

Microsoft Funding Opportunities

Microsoft has announced the following funding initiatives that may be of interest to ICICS members. Open Science Research Proposal: Microsoft is interested in connecting with researchers that would like to to take advantage of Azure cloud credits under the Microsoft Open Science Research program. The goal of the program is to support researchers that could […]

UBC/Rogers Smart Cities Challenge
Creating a Smarter City from Home

Creating a Smarter City from Home

Physical distancing due to COVID-19 poses many new challenges for us as a society. But these challenges also present fresh opportunities for collaboration and creativity. One recent example is a virtual event involving students at the University of British Columbia, who got together (via Microsoft Teams) to explore the unprecedented power of 5G technology to […]

HATCH Ventures Step Up to Tackle COVID-19
HATCH Ventures Step Up to Tackle COVID-19

HATCH Ventures Step Up to Tackle COVID-19

Agility is a defining characteristic of successful startups. Meet the game changing HATCH ventures that have shifted gear to tackle COVID-19: 3DQue 3D Printing for a cause Aiming to transform the way companies manufacture, 3DQue provides a solution to fast, smart, and sustainable 3D printing. For their team, the wake of COVID-19 presented two pressing issues they had the […]

ICICS-Specific COVID-19 Response Information

Phased Resumption of on-Campus Research In collaboration with the Faculties, UBC has implemented a phased resumption of on-campus research, adopting a gradual approach over the summer months. Conducting on-campus research and scholarship is limited to those who require on-campus resources and cannot conduct this work remotely. The majority of our faculty and staff will need to […]

Blockchain Summer Institute Moves Online (click image)