UBC opens new Innovation Hub in downtown Kelowna

October 16, 2018

The University of British Columbia has opened a new Innovation Centre in downtown Kelowna, BC. A UBC release notes that the goal of the hub, along with a counterpart centre in Vancouver, is to combine research findings and entrepreneurial spirit to develop innovative new products, policies and practices that will improve lives around the world. “For more than a century, UBC’s discoveries and spin-off companies have played key roles in advancing technology, natural resources and life sciences sectors,” says Gail Murphy, UBC's vice-president of research and innovation. “The Innovation UBC network will further support entrepreneurial learning and collaboration with industry and the broader community to generate local, national and global impact.” UBC