UBC announces strategy to help boost economic impact of innovation in B.C.

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UBC News, Sep 11, 2013

Prof. Stephen Toope, president of the University of British Columbia, has unveiled a five-point strategy to help the University drive forward innovation in the B.C. economy.

The plan includes an overhaul and expansion of the University’s e@UBC entrepreneurship program, the creation of a “concierge” service for the business community as well as a new faculty consulting agency, and a re-engineered and streamlined process to bring to market new discoveries and technologies.