The Research and Innovation portfolio is at the heart of Innovation UBC. This diverse, campus-wide network fosters entrepreneurial learning, and partnerships with industry and the broader community that transform research into new products, policies and practices to improve lives around the world. Innovation UBC fosters innovation through multiple pathways, including research partnerships, commercialization, knowledge exchange, and entrepreneurship. Learn more about the four pathways to innovation below:
Innovation UBC Hub
Located at the Innovation Centre downtown, provides the UBC Okanagan community with space to connect and access support from Kelowna’s innovation network.
#203-460 Doyle Ave.
Kelowna, BC, V1Y 0C2
Questions about this new innovation space? Contact:
Sarah Sutherland | Program Facilitator
Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation
A revolutionary new space for research and development activity in the stunning Central Okanagan valley. Situated on a 50-acre parcel of land at UBC’s Okanagan campus in Kelowna, the Innovation Precinct will be a physical and intellectual hub for innovation and expertise.
A dedicated space where the best and brightest minds converge to solve critical challenges and deploy innovative new technology solutions.
Factory of the Future
Integrating advanced manufacturing with basic and applied research, the Digital Learning Factory will feature a fully integrated suite of R&D facilities, academic and industrial infrastructure, and data-rich production facilities in place to lead an exciting revolution of advanced materials manufacturing and aerospace technology.
Akin to a teaching hospital, where research can be directly translated from theory to trial in a real-life production environment, the learning factory will be the first of its kind in Canada.