NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program

NSERC CREATE supports the training of teams of highly qualified students and postdoctoral fellows from Canada and abroad through the development of innovative training programs that encourage collaborative and integrative approaches, and address significant scientific challenges associated with Canada’s research priorities; and facilitate the transition of new researchers from trainees to productive employees in the Canadian workforce. Visit website

UBC Faculty of Science

Committed to research excellence within, and across, disciplines. UBC Science faculty members conduct top-tier research in the life, physical, earth and computational sciences. Their discoveries help build our understanding of natural laws—driving insights into sustainability, biodiversity, human health, nanoscience and new materials, probability, artificial intelligence, exoplanets and a wide range of other areas. View website

UBC Faculty of Applied Science

The Faculty of Applied Science oversees administrative procedures for the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the School of Community and Regional Planning, the School of Nursing, and all engineering activities at the Vancouver campus and the UBC Okanagan School of Engineering. In total, Applied Science comprises more than 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students and approximately 300 faculty members. Visit website

The Life Sciences Institue (LSI) at UBC

LSI’s vision  is to maintain and improve on its international standing in basic life science research and to become the technology driver for the implementation of personalized medicine in BC. Visit website


e@ubc supports and accelerates venture creation by the UBC community through a combination of mentorship, education, venture creation, and seed funding. Visit website

Mitacs Accelerate

Mitacs supports national innovation by coordinating collaborative industry-university research projects with human capital development at their core. Since 1999, Mitacs has been promoting academic-industrial R&D while supporting the development of future innovation leaders. Mitacs has developed a proactive and successful approach to supporting innovation, both directly through collaborative R&D and indirectly through long-term development of skilled human capital. Visit website

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