UBC is proud to be an academic innovation partner of the 2019 #BCTECH Summit. Connect with us at our Marketplace booth and engage with Innovation UBC, university researchers and UBC ventures during the summit.
Innovation UBC in the Marketplace
Join us in the Marketplace to discover the depth and breadth of UBC’s impact and to learn more about engaging with Innovation UBC and our Hubs in downtown Vancouver and Kelowna.
Connect with us
Connect with our Innovation UBC team, including Gail Murphy, VP, Research and Innovation (who will also be participating in the Rogers Title Sponsor Keynote), J.P. Heale, Managing Director of our University-Industry Liaison Office, Phil Barker, Associate Vice-President, Research & Vice-Principal, Research, UBC-Okanagan, Riya Ganguly, Director, Corporate Relations, Raquel De Souza, Innovation Development Officer for the Life Sciences, and Kari LaMotte, Managing Director of entrepreneurship@UBC.
Explore UBC research
Research teams from UBC will be joining us in the Marketplace booth with hands-on demonstrations and examples of their work.
Bringing Clean Water to Remote Communities
March 12, 10:30am - 5pm
UBC researchers, as part of RES’EAU WaterNET, are employing a community circle approach to bringing clean drinking water solutions to small communities. Take a tour of their mobile water treatment plant and see demonstrations of water purification technologies.
Advanced Materials Manufacturing
March 13, 10:30am - 5:30pm
Meet with researchers from Advanced Materials Manufacturing (AMM), one of UBC’s established research clusters. Learn how they transforming novel, exciting materials into the advanced products made in Canada while decreasing the environmental footprint of these products and improving their safety.
AI-Assisted Materials Discovery
March 12 & 13, 10:30am - 5pm
Learn how advanced robotics and machine learning algorithms enable self-driving Materials Acceleration Platforms to discover high-performance, low-cost materials faster than ever. www.projectada.ca
March 11 6pm - 10pm
March 12 5pm - 7pm
Each evening, our Marketplace booth will showcase interactive projects from UBC's Emerging Media Lab.
A number of UBC spin-off companies and ventures supported by entrepreneurship @UBC and the HATCH accelerator will be participating in the Investor Showcase: