Innovation UBC Hub

COVID-19 UPDATE: The Innovation UBC Hub will be closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays, as staff transition to a new hybrid work arrangements.

The Innovation UBC Hub in downtown Kelowna provides space for Entrepreneurship@UBCO students and early-stage ventures to collaborate and access support from UBCO’s extended innovation network.

Innovation UBC Hub


We are currently in the process of allocating office space to a new cohort of ventures and the Hub is regularly accessed by faculty and staff within the research and innovation portfolio.  Availability may be limited as in-person programming, events and engagement activities increase over the coming weeks and months.

Hours of operation*

The Innovation UBC Hub is not fully re-opened due to COVID staffing levels and remote work arrangements. All bookings must be approved in advance and take place during operating hours.

Monday By request
Tuesday N/A
Wednesday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday N/A
Friday By request

*Last booking available is at 4:00 p.m. All meetings must be concluded by 5:00 p.m.

booking requests

Access to the Innovation UBC Hub is currently available by request with a minimum of 3 days’ advance notice using our online booking system.

UBC faculty and staff involved in community engagement or knowledge exchange activities downtown may access one of two available touchdown spaces for ad hoc meetings (an 8-person boardroom or private office).

book a rOOM

If you have a booking request that falls outside the hours of operation noted above, please contact Colin Gervais and he will do his best to accommodate your request.

Please do not contact Accelerate Okanagan directly, as they will not be able to assist with providing access or approving booking requests.

Covid-19 safety requirements

In order to ensure everyone’s safety, visitors must adhere to all public health guidelines and wear a mask in all indoor public spaces (lobby, elevator, stairwell, hallways, washrooms, etc.). Masks can be removed while seated in a small meeting room or private office within the Innovation UBC, respecting the comfort level of meeting attendees.


Colin Gervais
Program Facilitator, Entrepreneurship@UBCO
Cell 778.392.7045 |

#203-460 Doyle Avenue
Kelowna, BC, V1Y 0C2