Research innovations realized by ICICS members are transferred to society through industrial partnerships, via the University Industrial Liaison Office (UILO). These research outcomes also reach society through spin-off companies launched by ICICS members and/or their students, harnessing a full suite of entrepreneurial programs available to the UBC community through entrepreneurship@UBC (e@UBC). Please contact us to connect with ICICS researchers with whom you may wish to collaborate.

Most external funding of ICICS members’ research requires industrial support, which helps to ensure the relevance of their work. ICICS-affiliated graduate students working on these projects are trained to think across disciplinary boundaries, making them highly adaptable and creative individuals. Industrial collaborators have access to hundreds of these highly qualified personnel annually through collaborations with ICICS members.

Companies ICICS members have collaborated with since 2001 include (jump to name beginning with the letter):



Advanced Fiber Technologies
Advanced Telecommunications Research Laboratories
Agilent Technologies
AMS Homecare Inc.
Apple Computer Inc.
Archus Orthopedics
Ascalade Communications
AT&T Research

BC Hydro
BC Ministry of Transportation
BC Transmission Corp.
Bell Canada
Braintech Inc.

Cameleon Controls
Cisco Systems
City Tel (Prince Rupert)
COM DEV Council of Forest Industries
Curtiss-Wright Controls

Dolby Laboratories
Dyaptive Systems

EJC Tamrock Loaders
Electronic Arts
EM Technologies
EXI Wireless Systems Inc.

fSONA Systems Corp.

General Motors of Canada
Greenland Corp.
Greenley & Associates
Guard RFID Solutions Inc.

Hermary Opto Electronics
Hewlett Packard
Highland Valley Copper
Howe Sound Pulp & Paper

IBM Research
IDELIX Software
Insightful Corporation

Kensington Computer Products Group
Kintama Research Corp.

Lafarge North America

MacDonald Dettwiler (MDA)
Manitoba Hydro
McKesson Medical Image Group
Microsoft Corporation
MIMOW Technology
Motion Metrics
Motorola Wireless Data Systems Division

Nanowave Technologies Inc.
Nippon Steel Corporation
Nissan Motor Co.
Nokia Mobile Phones
Nortel China
Nortel Networks
Northern Digital Inc.
Novax Industries Corp.
Nxtphase Corporation
NZ Technologies Inc.

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OMNEX Control Systems ULC

P2P Health Systems Inc.
Paprican (Pulp & Paper Research Institute of Canada)
Partners for Advancement of Collaborative Engineering (PACE)
Plaintree Systems Inc.
Point Grey Research
Powertech Labs Inc.
Pratt and Whitney Canada
Process Simulations Limited

QLT Inc.

Recombo Restore Medical
Rogers Cable Communications Inc.

SAP Shanghai Post & Telecom
Shaw Communications
Shell Canada
Sierra Wireless
SMART Technology
Spark Robotics Technology Inc.
SST Wireless Inc.
Sun Microsystems
Syncrude Canada

Tality Corporation
TELUS Corporation/TELUS Mobility
Thomson Corporate Research
Thought Technology Ltd.

Ultrasonix Medical Corporation

Valhalla Systems Inc.
VeriChip Corp.

Western Clinical Engineering
Westport Power Inc.
Weyerhaeuser Inc.
Wireless 2000 Inc.

Xerox Canada

Zak Technologies

Other Organizations:
BC Cancer Agency
BC Neurotrauma Fund
Canadian Space Agency
City of Vancouver
Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Defence Research and Development Canada
Greater Vancouver Regional District
International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries (ICORD)
Japan Advanced Institute for Science and Technology
LifeSciences BC
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
National Taiwan University of Science
North Pacific Marine Science Foundation
North Pacific Universities Mammal Research Consortium
Pacific Parkinson’s Research Center
UBC Brain Research Centre
UBC Centre for Blood Research
Vancouver Airport Authority
VANOC: The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games